Work with image and video assets managed by the Photos app, including those from iCloud Photos and Live Photos.
- iOS 8.0+
- macOS 10.11+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
- tvOS 10.0+
In iOS and macOS, PhotoKit provides classes that support building photo-editing extensions for the Photos app. In iOS, macOS, and tvOS, PhotoKit also provides direct access to the photo and video assets managed by the Photos app.
Using PhotoKit, you can fetch and cache assets for display and playback, edit image and video content, or manage collections of assets such as albums, Moments, and Shared Albums.