A view that displays a Live Photo—a picture that also includes motion and sound from the moments just before and after its capture.
- iOS 9.1+
- macOS 10.12+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- tvOS 10.0+
Use a Live Photo view to display the photo and control playback of its motion and sound content. In iOS and tvOS, you can obtain Live Photo objects from the Photos library, using the
PHImage classes, or by creating one from asset resources exported from a Photos library. In macOS, Live Photo objects are available only when editing Live Photo content in a photo editing extension that runs in the Photos app—see the
PHContent class to access Live Photo content in an editing session.
By default, a Live Photo view uses its own gesture recognizer to allow the user to play the motion and sound content of a Live Photo with the same interactions and visual effects seen in the Photos app. To customize this gesture recognizer—for example, to install it on a different view for proper event handling in your app’s view hierarchy—use the