A curated list of awesome iOS ecosystem, including Objective-C and Swift Projects

3 years after


A curated list of awesome iOS frameworks, libraries, tutorials, plugins Xcode, components and much more. The list is divided into categories such as Frameworks, Components, Testing and others, open source projects, free and paid services. There is no pre-established order of items in each category, the order is for contribution. If you want to contribute, please read the guide.

Projects in Swift language will be marked with :large_orange_diamond: and :watch: for Apple Watch projects. Feel free to add your project.


Getting Started

Libraries And Frameworks


  • Pop - An extensible iOS and OS X animation library, useful for physics-based interactions.
  • AnimationEngine - Easily build advanced custom animations on iOS.
  • Awesome-iOS-Animation - Collection of Animation projects
  • RZTransitions - A library of custom iOS View Controller Animations and Interactions.
  • DCAnimationKit - A collection of animations for iOS. Simple, just add water animations.
  • Spring - A library to simplify iOS animations in Swift.
  • Canvas - Animate in Xcode without code
  • Fluent - Swift animation made easy :large_orange_diamond:
  • Cheetah - Easy animation library on iOS with Swift2. :large_orange_diamond:
  • RadialLayer - Animation for clickable elements (similar to Youtube Music). :large_orange_diamond:
  • Pop By Example - A project tutorial in how to use Pop animation framework by example.
  • AppAnimations - Collection of iOS animations to inspire your next project
  • EasyAnimation - A Swift library to take the power of UIView.animateWithDuration() to a whole new level - layers, springs, chain-able animations, and mixing view/layer animations together. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Animo - SpriteKit-like animation builders for CALayers. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CurryFire - A framework for creating unique animations.
  • IBAnimatable - Design and prototype UI, interaction, navigation, transition and animation for App Store ready Apps in Interface Builder with IBAnimatable. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CKWaveCollectionViewTransition - Cool wave like transition between two or more UICollectionView :large_orange_diamond:

Apple TV

  • Voucher - A simple library to make authenticating tvOS apps easy via their iOS counterparts.
  • XCDYouTubeKit - YouTube video player for iOS, tvOS and OS X
  • TVMLKitchen - Swifty TVML template manager without client-server :large_orange_diamond:
  • BrowserTV - Turn your TV into a dashboard displaying any webpage! :large_orange_diamond:
  • Swift-GA-Tracker-for-Apple-tvOS - Google Analytics tracker for Apple tvOS provides an easy integration of Google Analytics’ measurement protocol for Apple TV. :large_orange_diamond:


  • JSPatch - JSPatch bridge Objective-C and Javascript using the Objective-C runtime. You can call any Objective-C class and method in JavaScript by just including a small engine. JSPatch is generally use for hotfix iOS App.


  • SDURLCache - URLCache subclass with on-disk cache support on iPhone/iPad.
  • Awesome Cache - Delightful on-disk cache :large_orange_diamond:
  • mattress - iOS Offline Caching for Web Content :large_orange_diamond:
  • Carlos - A simple but flexible cache :large_orange_diamond:


  • Chameleon - A lightweight, yet powerful, flat color framework for iOS (ObjC & Swift). :large_orange_diamond:
  • SDevFlatColors - Flat Colors on Swift :large_orange_diamond:
  • ColorArt - extract dominant colors from image like iTunes 11.
  • DynamicColor - Yet another extension to manipulate colors easily in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftHEXColors - HEX color handling as an extension for UIColor. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Colours - A beautiful set of predefined colors and a set of color methods to make your iOS/OSX development life easier.
  • UIColor-Hex-Swift - Convenience method for creating autoreleased color using RGBA hex string. :large_orange_diamond:


  • ios-charts - A powerful chart / graph framework, the iOS equivalent to MPAndroidChart. :large_orange_diamond:
  • JTChartView - JTChartView is the new lightweight and fully customizable solution to draw a chart.
  • PNChart - A simple and beautiful chart lib used in Piner and CoinsMan for iOS
  • BEMSimpleLineGraph - Elegant Line Graphs for iOS (charting library).
  • JBChartView - iOS-based charting library for both line and bar graphs.
  • iOSPlot - Chart library for iOS.
  • XYPieChart - A simple and animated Pie Chart for your iOS app.
  • TEAChart - Simple and intuitive iOS chart library. Contribution graph, clock chart, and bar chart.
  • EChart - iOS/iPhone/iPad Chart, Graph. Event handling and animation supported.
  • FSLineChart - A line chart library for iOS.
  • chartee - a charting library for mobile platforms.
  • ANDLineChartView - ANDLineChartView is easy to use view-based class for displaying animated line chart.
  • TWRCharts - An iOS wrapper for ChartJS. Easily build animated charts by leveraging the power of native Obj-C code.
  • SwiftCharts - Easy to use and highly customizable charts library for iOS. :large_orange_diamond:

Core Data

  • CWCoreData - Additions and utilities to make it concurrency easier with the Core Data framework.
  • ObjectiveRecord - ActiveRecord for Objective-C.
  • SSDataKit - Eliminate your Core Data boilerplate code.
  • ios-queryable - ios-queryable is an implementation of IQueryable/IEnumerable for Core Data.
  • ReactiveCoreData - ReactiveCoreData (RCD) is an attempt to bring Core Data into the ReactiveCocoa (RAC) world.
  • Ensembles - A synchronization framework for Core Data.
  • SLRESTfulCoreData - Objc naming conventions, autogenerated accessors at runtime, URL substitutions and intelligent attribute mapping.
  • Mogenerator - Automatic Core Data code generation.
  • HardCoreData - CoreData stack and controller that will never block UI thread.
  • encrypted-core-data - Core Data encrypted SQLite store using SQLCipher.
  • MagicalRecord - Super Awesome Easy Fetching for Core Data.
  • QueryKit - A simple type-safe Core Data query language. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CoreStore - Powerful Core Data framework for Incremental Migrations, Fetching, Observering, etc. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Core Data Query Interface A type-safe, fluent query framework for Core Data. :large_orange_diamond:


  • Realm - The alternative to CoreData and SQLite: Simple, modern and fast.
  • YapDatabase - YapDatabase is an extensible database for iOS & Mac.
  • Couchbase Mobile - Couchbase document store for mobile with cloud sync.
  • FMDB - A Cocoa / Objective-C wrapper around SQLite.
  • Akaibu-NSUserDefaults - a Swifty Key-value store for archiving NSObject in only one line of code. Class properties are automatically mapped and archived under the hood.
  • FCModel - An alternative to Core Data for people who like having direct SQL access.
  • Zephyr - Effortlessly sync NSUserDefaults over iCloud :large_orange_diamond:
  • Prephirences - Prephirences is a Swift library that provides useful protocols and convenience methods to manage application preferences, configurations and app-state. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Storez - Safe, statically-typed, store-agnostic key-value storage (with namespace support). :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftyUserDefaults - Statically-typed NSUserDefaults. :large_orange_diamond:
  • swiftydb - Making SQLite databases a blast :large_orange_diamond:

Date & Time

  • Every.swift - Wrapper for NSTimer :large_orange_diamond:
  • Timepiece - Intuitive NSDate extensions :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftDate - Easy NSDate Management in Swift 2.0 :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftMoment - A time and calendar manipulation library written in Swift 2 :large_orange_diamond:


  • Graphicz - Light-weight, operator-overloading-free complements to CoreGraphics! :large_orange_diamond:
  • PKCoreTechniques - The code for my CoreGraphics+CoreAnimation talk, held during the 2012 iOS Game Design Seminar at the Technical University Munich.
  • MPWDrawingContext - An Objective-C wrapper for CoreGraphics CGContext


  • AESCrypt-ObjC - A simple and opinionated AES encrypt / decrypt Objective-C class that just works.
  • IDZSwiftCommonCrypto - A wrapper for Apple's Common Crypto library written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:


  • Discovery - A very simple library to discover and retrieve data from nearby devices (even if the peer app works at background).
  • LGBluetooth - Simple, block-based, lightweight library over CoreBluetooth. Will clean up your Core Bluetooth related code.
  • PeerKit An open-source Swift framework for building event-driven, zero-config Multipeer Connectivity apps. :large_orange_diamond:
  • simple-share - Easy Proximity-based Bluetooth LE Sharing for iOS.
  • BluetoothKit - Easily communicate between iOS/OSX devices using BLE. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CocoaMultipeer - This repository is a peer to peer framework for OS X, iOS and watchOS 2 that presents a similar interface to the MultipeerConnectivity framework (which is iOS only) that lets you connect any 2 devices from any platform. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Bluetonium - Bluetooth mapping in Swift :large_orange_diamond:
  • TGCameraViewController - Custom camera with AVFoundation. Beautiful, light and easy to integrate with iOS projects.
  • PBJVision - iOS camera engine, features touch-to-record video, slow motion video, and photo capture.
  • Cool-iOS-Camera - A fully customisable and modern camera implementation for iOS made with AVFoundation.
  • SCRecorder - Camera engine with Vine-like tap to record, animatable filters, slow motion, segments editing.
  • ALCameraViewController - A camera view controller with custom image picker and image cropping. Written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • ImagePicker - Reinventing the way ImagePicker works. :large_orange_diamond:
  • IngeoSDK - Always-On Location monitoring framework for iOS.
  • LocationManager - Provides a block-based asynchronous API to request the current location, either once or continuously.
  • LocationKit - Advanced location SDK - highly accurate location data with very low battery drain and contextual location information
  • Proxitee - Allows developers to create proximity aware applications utilizing iBeacons & geo fences.
  • OWUProximityManager - iBeacons + CoreBluetooth.
  • Vicinity - Vicinity replicates iBeacons (by analyzing RSSI) and supports broadcasting and detecting low-energy bluetooth devices in the background.
  • BeaconEmitter - Turn your Mac as an iBeacon.
  • MOCA Proximity - Paid proximity marketing platform that lets you add amazing proximity experiences to your app.
Other Hardware
  • MotionKit - Get the data from Accelerometer, Gyroscope and Magnetometer in only Two or a few lines of code. CoreMotion now made insanely simple.
  • DarkLightning -Simply the fastest way to transmit data between iOS and OSX


  • MBProgressHUD - Drop-in class for displays a translucent HUD with an indicator and/or labels while work is being done in a background thread.
  • SVProgressHUD - A clean and lightweight progress HUD for your iOS app.
  • ProgressHUD - ProgressHUD is a lightweight and easy-to-use HUD.
  • M13ProgressSuite - A suite containing many tools to display progress information on iOS.
  • JHProgressHUD - An easy and lightweight Swift library to show HUD in IOS applications. :large_orange_diamond:
  • PKHUD - A Swift based reimplementation of the Apple HUD (Volume, Ringer, Rotation,…) for iOS 8 and above. :large_orange_diamond:
  • EZLoadingActivity - Lightweight loading activity HUD. :large_orange_diamond:


  • Caravel - A Swift event bus for UIWebView and JS :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftEventBus - A publish/subscribe event bus optimized for iOS8. :large_orange_diamond:
  • PromiseKit - Promises for iOS and OS X.
  • Bolts - Bolts is a collection of low-level libraries designed to make developing mobile apps easier, including tasks (promises) and app links (deep links).
  • SwiftTask - Promise + progress + pause + cancel + retry for Swift. :large_orange_diamond:


  • FileKit - Simple and expressive file management in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:

Functional Programming

  • Forbind - Functional chaining and promises in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Funky - Functional programming tools and experiments in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • LlamaKit - Collection of must-have functional Swift tools. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Oriole - A functional utility belt implemented as Swift 2.0 protocol extensions. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Prelude - Swift µframework of simple functional programming tools. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Swiftx - Functional data types and functions for any project. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Swiftz - Functional programming in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • OptionalExtensions - Swift µframework with extensions for the Optional Type. :large_orange_diamond:


  • JSONKit - Objective-C JSON.
  • TouchJSON - A humane JSON Objective-C un-framework.
  • JSON-Framework - This framework implements a strict JSON parser and generator in Objective-C.
  • Mantle - Model framework for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch.
  • Groot - Convert JSON dictionaries and arrays to and from Core Data managed objects.
  • KZPropertyMapper - Data mapping and validation with minimal amount of code.
  • JSONModel - Magical Data Modelling Framework for JSON. Create rapidly powerful, atomic and smart data model classes.
  • SwiftyJSON - The better way to deal with JSON data in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • FastEasyMapping - Serialize & deserialize JSON fast.
  • OCMapper - Objective-C & Swift library to easily map NSDictionary to model objects. :large_orange_diamond:
  • ObjectMapper - A framework written in Swift that makes it easy for you to convert your Model objects (Classes and Structs) to and from JSON. :large_orange_diamond:
  • JASON - JSON parsing with outstanding performances and convenient operators. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Gloss - A shiny JSON parsing library in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Cereal - Swift object serialization :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftyJSONAccelerator - Generate Swift model files from JSON using either SwiftyJSON or ObjectMapper. Supports NSCoding and provides method for JSON string representation of the model. :large_orange_diamond:
  • JSONCodable - Hassle-free JSON encoding and decoding in Swift :large_orange_diamond:


  • ios-flexboxkit - A simple UIKit extension to wrap Flexbox layouts.
  • Masonry - Harness the power of AutoLayout NSLayoutConstraints with a simplified, chainable and expressive syntax.
  • FLKAutoLayout - UIView category which makes it easy to create layout constraints in code.
  • Façade - Programmatic view layout for the rest of us - an autolayout alternative.
  • PureLayout - The ultimate API for iOS & OS X Auto Layout — impressively simple, immensely powerful. Objective-C and Swift compatible.
  • SnapKit - A Swift Autolayout DSL for iOS & OS X. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Cartography - A declarative Auto Layout DSL for Swift :large_orange_diamond:
  • AutoLayoutPlus - A bit of steroids for AutoLayout, powered by Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Neon - A powerful Swift programmatic UI layout framework. :large_orange_diamond:
  • MisterFusion - A Swift DSL for AutoLayout. It is the extremely clear, but concise syntax, in addition, can be used in both Swift and Objective-C.


  • CleanroomLogger - A configurable and extensible Swift-based logging API that is simple, lightweight and performant. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CocoaLumberjack - A fast & simple, yet powerful & flexible logging framework for Mac and iOS.
  • NSLogger - a high perfomance logging utility which displays traces emitted by client applications running on Mac OS X, iOS and Android.
  • Aardvark - A performant logging framework that makes it dead simple to create actionable bug reports on iOS.
  • BlockTypeDescription - Show type signatures when logging blocks.
  • QorumLogs — Swift Logging Utility for Xcode & Google Docs. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Log - A logging tool with built-in themes, formatters, and a nice API to define your owns. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Rainbow - Delightful console output for Swift developers. :large_orange_diamond:


  • Route-me - Open source map library for iOS.
  • NAMapKit - Allows you to use custom maps in iphone applications and attempts to mimics some of the behaviour of the MapKit framework.
  • Mapbox GL - An OpenGL renderer for Mapbox Vector Tiles with SDK bindings for iOS.
  • CMMapLauncher - iOS library that makes it quick and easy to show directions in various mapping applications.
  • ALPlacesViewController - A place picker and location search using Google's places api webserice :large_orange_diamond:


  • AudioBus - Add Next Generation Live App-to-App Audio Routing
  • AudioKit - A powerful toolkit for synthesizing, processing, and analyzing sounds.
  • EZAudio - An iOS/OSX audio visualization framework built upon Core Audio useful for anyone doing real-time, low-latency audio processing and visualizations.
  • novocaine - Painless high-performance audio on iOS and Mac OS X.
  • QHSpeechSynthesizerQueue - Queue management system for AVSpeechSynthesizer (iOS Text to Speech).
  • StreamingKit - A fast and extensible gapless AudioPlayer/AudioStreamer for OSX and iOS.
  • sound-fader-ios - A sound fader for AVAudioPlayer written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Chirp - The easiest way to prepare, play, and remove sounds in your Swift app! :large_orange_diamond:
  • Beethoven - An audio processing Swift library for pitch detection of musical signals. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Jukebox - Player for streaming local and remote audio files. Written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • AudioPlayerSwift - AudioPlayer is a simple class for playing audio (basic and advanced usage) in iOS, OS X and tvOS apps :large_orange_diamond:
  • GPU Image - An open source iOS framework for GPU-based image and video processing.
  • UIImage DSP - IOS UIImage processing functions using the vDSP/Accelerate framework for speed.
  • QR Code Scanner - QR Code implementation.
  • AsyncImageView - Simple extension of UIImageView for loading and displaying images asynchronously without lock up the UI.
  • SDWebImage - Asynchronous image downloader with cache support with an UIImageView category.
  • DFImageManager - Modern framework for fetching images from various sources. Zero config yet immense customization and extensibility. Uses NSURLSession.
  • MapleBacon - An image download and caching library for iOS written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • NYTPhotoViewer - Slideshow and image viewer.
  • IDMPhotoBrowser - Photo Browser / Viewer.
  • JTSImageViewController - Interactive iOS image viewer.
  • Concorde - Download and decode progressive JPEGs.
  • HanekeSwift - A lightweight generic cache for iOS written in Swift with extra love for images. :large_orange_diamond:
  • TOCropViewController - A view controller that allows users to crop UIImage objects.
  • YXTMotionView - A custom image view that implements device motion scrolling.
  • PINRemoteImage - A thread safe, performant, feature rich image fetcher.
  • SABlurImageView - Easily Adding Animated Blur/Unblur Effects To An Image. :large_orange_diamond:
  • FastImageCache - iOS library for quickly displaying images while scrolling.
  • BKAsciiImage - A library to render UIImage as ASCII art
  • YLGIFImage - Async GIF image decoder and Image viewer supporting play GIF images. It just use very less memory.
  • AlamofireImage - An image component library for Alamofire. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Nuke - Advanced framework for managing images :large_orange_diamond:
  • FlagKit - Beautiful flag icons for usage in apps and on the web. :large_orange_diamond:
  • YYWebImage - Asynchronous image loading framework (supports WebP, APNG, GIF).
  • FLAnimatedImage - Performant animated GIF engine for iOS
  • RSKImageCropper - An image cropper for iOS like in the Contacts app with support for landscape orientation.
  • Silo - Image loading framework with loaders. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Ody - Ody is an easy to use random image generator built with Swift, Perfect for placeholders. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Banana - Image slider with very simple interface. :large_orange_diamond:
  • gifu - Highly performant animated GIF support for iOS in Swift :large_orange_diamond:
  • JDSwiftAvatarProgress - Easy customizable avatar image asynchronously with progress bar animated :large_orange_diamond:
  • AnimatedGIFImageSerialization - Complete Animated GIF Support for iOS, with Functions, NSJSONSerialization-style Class, and (Optional) UIImage Swizzling
  • VIMVideoPlayer - A simple wrapper around the AVPlayer and AVPlayerLayer classes.
  • MobilePlayer - A powerful and completely customizable media player for iOS.
  • XCDYouTubeKit - YouTube video player for iOS, tvOS and OS X
  • AVAnimator - An open source iOS native library that makes it easy to implement non-trivial video/audio enabled apps.
  • 360 VR Player - A open source, ad-free, native and universal 360 degree panorama video player for iOS.
  • Periscope VideoViewController - Video view controller with Periscope fast rewind control :large_orange_diamond:
  • Reader - PDF Reader Core for iOS.
  • UIView 2 PDF - PDF generator using UIViews or UIViews with an associated XIB


  • LayerKit - iOS SDK for Layer, the easiest way to add in-app messaging (text, photos, videos, data) to any mobile or web application.
  • Twilio - Power modern communications. Build the next generation of voice and SMS applications.
  • Plivo - SMS API, Voice API, & Global Carrier Provider.
  • XMPPFramework - An XMPP Framework in Objective-C for Mac and iOS.
  • Carnival - Targeted, personalized In-App Messaging and Push Notifications.
  • Chatto - A lightweight framework to build chat applications, made in Swift

Machine Learning

  • Swift-AI - Highly optimized Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning library written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Swift-Brain - Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning data structures and Swift algorithms for future iOS development. Bayes theorem, Neural Networks, and more AI. :large_orange_diamond:


  • AFNetworking - A delightful iOS and OS X networking framework.
  • RestKit - RestKit is an Objective-C framework for iOS that aims to make interacting with RESTful web services simple, fast and fun.
  • FSNetworking - Foursquare iOS networking library.
  • ASIHTTPRequest - Easy to use CFNetwork wrapper for HTTP requests, Objective-C, Mac OS X and iPhone.
  • Overcoat - Small but powerful library that makes creating REST clients simple and fun.
  • ROADFramework - Attributed-oriented approach for interacting with web services. The framework has built-in json and xml serialization for requests and responses and can be easily extensible.
  • MBNetworkMonitor - A modern replacement for Apple's Reachability class that uses CoreTelephony to report more information about the user's network connection.
  • MBNetworkIndicator - Provides a simple way to coordinate the device's network activity indicator across multiple. requests.
  • Alamofire - Alamofire is an HTTP networking library written in Swift, from the creator of AFNetworking. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Transporter - A tiny library makes uploading and downloading easier. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CDZPinger - Easy-to-use ICMP Ping.
  • NSRails - Map client-side objects/classes to remote rest api objects/orm
  • NKMultipeer - A testable abstraction over multipeer connectivity. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CocoaAsyncSocket - Asynchronous socket networking library for Mac and iOS.
  • Siesta - Elegant abstraction for RESTful resources that untangles stateful messes. An alternative to callback- and delegate-based networking. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Reachability.swift - Replacement for Apple's Reachability re-written in Swift with closures :large_orange_diamond:
  • NetworkEye - a iOS network debug library, It can monitor HTTP requests within the App and displays information related to the request.
  • Netfox - A lightweight, one line setup, iOS network debugging library! :large_orange_diamond:
  • OctopusKit - A simplicity but graceful solution for invoke RESTful web service APIs.
  • Moya - Network abstraction layer written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • TWRDownloadManager - A modern download manager based on NSURLSession to deal with asynchronous downloading, management and persistence of multiple files.

Push Notifications

  • Orbiter - Push Notification Registration for iOS.
  • PEM - Automatically generate push notification profiles for your server.
  • Parse Push - Complete free Push Notifications Backend with the possibility of creating segments, scheduling and even A/B Testing.
  • Urban Airship - Paid Push Notifications backend.
  • Growth Push - Paid Push Notifications. It is one of the most popular tool in Japan.
  • Knuff - The debug application for Apple Push Notification Service (APNS).


  • passbook - Passbook gem let's you create pkpass for passbook iOS 6+.
  • Dubai - Generate and Preview Passbook Passes.
  • Passkit - Design, Create and validate Passbook Passes.


  • PermissionScope - Intelligent iOS permissions UI and unified API (Supports Location, Notifications, Camera, Contacts, Calendar, Photos, Microphone, BT, Activity Monitoring, HealthKit and CloudKit). :large_orange_diamond:
  • Proposer - Make permission request easier (Supports Camera, Photos, Microphone, Contacts, Location). :large_orange_diamond:
  • ICanHas - Simplifies iOS user permission requests (Supports location, push notifications, camera, contacts, calendar, photos). :large_orange_diamond:
  • VWWPermissionKit - A visual permission manager for iOS.
  • ISHPermissionKit - A unified way for iOS apps to request user permissions.
  • JLPermissions - An iOS pre-permissions utility that lets developers ask users on their own dialog for calendar, contacts, location, photos, reminders, twitter, push notifications and more, before making the system-based permission request.
  • ClusterPrePermissions - Reusable pre-permissions utility that lets developers ask users for access in their own dialog, before making the system-based request.


  • Regex - A Swift µframework providing an NSRegularExpression-backed Regex type :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftRegex - Perl-like regex =~ operator for Swift :large_orange_diamond:
  • PySwiftyRegex - Easily deal with Regex in Swift in a Pythonic way :large_orange_diamond:


  • UICKeyChainStore - UICKeyChainStore is a simple wrapper for Keychain on iOS.
  • cocoapods-keys - A key value store for storing environment and application keys.
  • Valet - Securely store data in the iOS or OS X Keychain without knowing a thing about how the Keychain works.
  • libextobjc - A Cocoa library to extend the Objective-C programming language.
  • Locksmith - A powerful, protocol-oriented library for working with the keychain in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • simple-touch - Very simple swift wrapper for Biometric Authentication Services (Touch ID) on iOS.
  • Obfuscator-iOS - String Obfuscation for app's executable file


  • Twitter Text Obj - An Objective-C implementation of Twitter's text processing library.
  • Nimbus - Nimbus is a toolkit for experienced iOS software designers.
  • NSStringEmojize - A category on NSString to convert Emoji Cheat Sheet codes to their equivalent Unicode characters.
  • MMMarkdown - An Objective-C static library for converting Markdown to HTML.
  • DTCoreText - Methods to allow using HTML code with CoreText.
  • DTRichTextEditor - A rich-text editor for iOS.
  • NBEmojiSearchView - A searchable emoji dropdown view that can be integrated with a text control
  • ios-fontawesome - NSString+FontAwesome.
  • Pluralize.swift - Great Swift String Pluralize Extension :large_orange_diamond:
  • RichEditorView - RichEditorView is a simple, modular, drop-in UIView subclass for Rich Text Editing. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Money - Swift value types for working with money & currency :large_orange_diamond:
  • PhoneNumberKit - A Swift framework for parsing, formatting and validating international phone numbers. Inspired by Google's libphonenumber. :large_orange_diamond:
  • YYText - Powerful text framework for iOS to display and edit rich text.
  • FontAwesome.swift - Use FontAwesome in your Swift projects. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Format - A Swift Formatter Kit. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Tribute - Programmatic creation of NSAttributedString doesn't have to be a pain :large_orange_diamond:
  • EmojiKit - Effortless emoji-querying in Swift :large_orange_diamond:

Walkthrough / Intro / Tutorial

  • Onboard - Easily create a beautiful and engaging onboarding experience with only a few lines of code.
  • EAIntroView - Highly customizable drop-in solution for introduction views.
  • MYBlurIntroductionView - A super-charged version of MYIntroductionView for building custom app introductions and tutorials.
  • BWWalkthrough - A class to build custom walkthroughs for your iOS App. :large_orange_diamond:
  • GHWalkThrough - A UICollectionView backed drop-in component for introduction views.
  • ICETutorial - A nice tutorial like the one introduced in the Path 3.X App.
  • JazzHands - Jazz Hands is a simple keyframe-based animation framework for UIKit. Animations can be controlled via gestures, scroll views, KVO, or ReactiveCocoa.
  • RazzleDazzle - A simple keyframe-based animation framework for iOS, written in Swift. Perfect for scrolling app intros. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Instructions - Easily add customizable coach marks into you iOS project. :large_orange_diamond:
  • SwiftyWalkthrough - The easiest way to create a great walkthrough experience in your apps, powered by Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Gecco - Spotlight view for iOS. :large_orange_diamond:

URL Scheme

  • WAAppRouting - iOS routing done right. Handles both URL recognition and controller displaying with parsed parameters. All in one line, controller stack preserved automatically!
  • DeepLinkKit - A splendid route-matching, block-based way to handle your deep links.
  • IntentKit - An easier way to handle third-party URL schemes in iOS apps.
  • JLRoutes - URL routing library for iOS with a simple block-based API.
  • IKRouter - URLScheme router than supports auto creation of UIViewControllers for associated url parameters to allow creation of navigation stacks :large_orange_diamond:
  • Compass - Compass helps you setup a central navigation system for your application :large_orange_diamond:
  • Appz - Easily launch and deeplink into external applications, falling back to web if not installed. :large_orange_diamond:


  • ActionSheetPicker-3.0 - Quickly reproduce the dropdown UIPickerView / ActionSheet functionality on iOS.
  • FlatUIKit - A collection of awesome flat UI components for iOS.
  • BetweenKit - A robust drag-and-drop framework for iOS.
  • JSQMessagesViewController - An elegant messages UI library for iOS.
  • MGSwipeTableCell - UITableViewCell subclass that allows to display swippable buttons with a variety of transitions.
  • MDCSwipeToChoose - Swipe to "like" or "dislike" any view, just like Build a flashcard app, a photo viewer, and more, in minutes, not hours!
  • ParallaxTableViewHeader - Parallax scrolling effect on UITableView header view when a tableView is scrolled.
  • JLToast - Toast for iOS with very simple interface. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Form - The most flexible and powerful way to build a form on iOS
  • BLKFlexibleHeightBar - Create condensing header bars like those seen in the Facebook, Square Cash, and Safari iOS apps.
  • SDevIconFonts - Fontawesome, Iconic, Ionicons, Octicon porting for swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • WCFastCell - Fast cells for Tables/Collections scrolling (without animations).
  • Motif - A lightweight and customizable JSON stylesheet framework for iOS.
  • AsyncDisplayKit - AsyncDisplayKit is an iOS framework that keeps even the most complex user interfaces smooth and responsive.
  • AMTagListView - UIScrollView subclass that allows to add a list of highly customizable tags.
  • MotionBlur - MotionBlur allows you to add motion blur effect to iOS animations.
  • GaugeKit - Customizable gauges. Easy reproduce Apple's style gauges. :large_orange_diamond:
  • SVWebViewController - A drop-in inline browser for your iOS app.
  • SwiftWebVC - A Swift implementation of SVWebViewController - a drop-in inline browser for your iOS app. :large_orange_diamond:
  • MVMaterialView - Subclass of UIControls and UIButton to mimic Ripple effect of Material Design concept.
  • Atlas - A library of native iOS messaging user interface components for Layer.
  • TisprCardStack - Library that allows to have cards UI. :large_orange_diamond:
  • YXTPageView - A PageView, which supporting scrolling to transition between a UIView and a UITableView.
  • SAHistoryNavigationViewController - SAHistoryNavigationViewController realizes iOS task manager like UI in UINavigationContoller,3D Touch Compatible. :large_orange_diamond:
  • NgKeyboardTracker - Objective-C library for tracking keyboard in iOS apps.
  • SAInboxViewController - UIViewController subclass inspired by "Inbox by google" animated transitioning. :large_orange_diamond:
  • TLYShyNavBar - Unlike all those arrogant UINavigationBar, this one is shy and humble! Easily create auto-scrolling navigation bars!
  • MZFormSheetPresentationController - MZFormSheetPresentationController provides an alternative to the native iOS UIModalPresentationFormSheet, adding support for iPhone and additional opportunities to setup controller size and feel form sheet.
  • AnimatedTransitionGallery - Collection of iOS 7 custom animated transitions using UIViewControllerAnimatedTransitioning protocol.
  • iCarousel - A simple, highly customisable, data-driven 3D carousel for iOS and Mac OS.
  • FontAwesomeKit - Icon font library for iOS. Currently supports Font-Awesome, Foundation icons, Zocial, and ionicons.
  • Cocoa Controls - Open source UI components for iOS and OS X.
  • XLForm - XLForm is the most flexible and powerful iOS library to create dynamic table-view forms. Fully compatible with Swift & Obj-C.
  • RAReorderableLayout - A UICollectionView layout whitch can move item with drag and drop.
  • ESTabBarController - A tab bar controller for iOS that allows highlighting buttons and setting custom actions to them.
  • HoneycombView - HoneycombView is the iOS UIView for displaying like Honyecomb layout written by swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • tapkulibrary - tap + haiku = tapku, a well crafted open source iOS framework.
  • KCHorizontalDial - A horizontal scroll dial like Instagram. :large_orange_diamond:
  • DAExpandAnimation - A custom modal transition that presents a controller with an expanding effect while sliding out the presenter remnants. :large_orange_diamond:
  • ScrollPager - A scroll pager similar to the one in Flipboard :large_orange_diamond:
  • ComponentKit - A React-Inspired View Framework for iOS, by Facebook.
  • Eureka - Elegant iOS form builder in pure Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • PMTween - An elegant and flexible tweening library for iOS.
  • WobbleView - WobbleView is an implementation of a recently popular wobble effect for any view in your app. It can be used to easily add dynamics to user interactions and transitions. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CBZSplashView - Twitter style Splash Screen View. Grows to reveal the Initial view behind.
  • RKNotificationHub - Make any UIView a full fledged notification center.
  • EatFit - Eat fit is a component for attractive data representation inspired by Google Fit
  • CollapsableTable - Collapsable table view sections with custom section header views. :large_orange_diamond:
  • PickerView - A customizable alternative to UIPickerView in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • InteractivePlayerView - Custom iOS music player view :large_orange_diamond:
  • phone-number-picker - A simple and easy to use view controller enabling you to enter a phone number with a country code similar to WhatsApp written in Swift :large_orange_diamond:
  • DLWBouncyView - BouncyView is an implementation of a recently popular bouncy effect for any view.
  • EXTView - Extended UIView for Interface Builder by using IB_DESIGNABLE and IBInspectable.
  • JTMaterialSwitch - A customizable switch UI with ripple effect and bounce animations, inspired from Google's Material Design.
  • KCSelectionDialog - Simple selection dialog. :large_orange_diamond:
  • SFFocusViewLayout - UICollectionViewLayout with focused content.
  • TTGEmojiRate - An emoji-liked rating view for iOS, implemented in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • CardAnimation - Card flipping-style animation :large_orange_diamond:
  • BEMCheckBox - Tasteful Checkbox for iOS. (Check box)
  • CVCalendar - A custom visual calendar for iOS 8+ written in Swift (2.0). :large_orange_diamond:
  • HorizontalProgress - Simple horizontal progress bar with animation
  • TKSwitcherCollection - An animate switch collection :large_orange_diamond:
  • DGElasticPullToRefresh - Elastic pull to refresh for iOS developed in Swift :large_orange_diamond:
  • YALField - Custom Field component with validation for creating easier form-like UI from interface builder.
  • StarryStars - iOS GUI library for displaying and editing ratings
  • JRSplitVC - UISplitViewController with adaptative layouts
  • SevenSwitch - iOS7 style drop in replacement for UISwitch. :large_orange_diamond:
  • MPParallaxView - Apple TV Parallax effect in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Splitflap - A simple split-flap display for your Swift applications :large_orange_diamond:
  • UIScrollView-InfiniteScroll - UIScrollView infinite scroll category :large_orange_diamond:
  • PullToBounce - Animated "Pull To Refresh" Library for UIScrollView. :large_orange_diamond:
  • SlackTextViewController - A drop-in UIViewController subclass with a growing text input view and other useful messaging features.
  • EZSwipeController - :point_up_2: UIPageViewController like Snapchat/Tinder/iOS Main Pages :large_orange_diamond:
  • SWRevealViewController - A UIViewController subclass for presenting side view controllers inspired on the FaceBook and Wunderlist apps, done right.
  • TagCellLayout - UICollectionView layout for Tags with Left, Center & Right alignments. :large_orange_diamond:
  • Former - Former is a fully customizable Swift2 library for easy creating UITableView based form. :large_orange_diamond:
  • VolumeControl - Custom volume control for iPhone featuring a well-designed round slider.
  • GooeyTabbar -A gooey effect tabbar :large_orange_diamond:
  • DZNEmptyDataSet - A drop-in UITableView/UICollectionView superclass category for showing empty datasets whenever the view has no content to display.
  • AuthenticationViewController - A simple to use, standard interface for authenticating to oauth 2.0 protected endpoints via SFSafariViewController.
  • RSDayFlow - iOS 7+ Calendar with Infinite Scrolling.
  • Koloda - KolodaView is a class designed to simplify the implementation of Tinder like cards on iOS. :large_orange_diamond:
  • XLActionController - Fully customizable and extensible action sheet controller written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • InfiniteScroll - Add paging to your table views with a cool animation.
  • StackPageView - Vertical page view with UIViewControllers stacked on the top of each other :large_orange_diamond:
  • PageControl - ● ○ ○ ○ A nice, animated UIPageControl alternative. :large_orange_diamond:
  • SVPullToRefresh - Give pull-to-refresh & infinite scrolling to any UIScrollView with 1 line of code.
  • Curry - Curry is a framework built to enhance and compliment Foundation and UIKit.
  • KMNavigationBarTransition - A drop-in universal library makes transition animations smooth between different navigation bar styles while pushing or popping a view controller. :large_orange_diamond:
  • ElasticTransition - A UIKit custom transition that simulates an elastic drag. Written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • ConfigurableTableViewController - Typed, yet Flexible Table View Controller :large_orange_diamond:
  • Pages - UIPageViewController made simple :large_orange_diamond:
  • BothamUI - Model View Presenter Framework written in Swift. :large_orange_diamond:
  • RainbowNavigation - An easy way to change backgroundColor of UINavigationBar when Push & Pop :large_orange_diamond:
  • DGRunkeeperSwitch - Runkeeper design switch control (two part segment control) :large_orange_diamond:
  • PFStepper - May be the most elegant stepper you have ever had! :large_orange_diamond:
  • ALTextInputBar - An auto growing text input bar for messaging apps. :large_orange_diamond:
  • PMZSwitch - Yet another animated toggle :large_orange_diamond:
  • GoAutoSlideView - GoAutoSlideView extends UIScrollView by featuring infinitely and automatically slide.
  • NextGrowingTextView - The next in the generations of 'growing textviews' optimized for iOS 7 and above.
  • APCustomBlurView - A subclass of UIVisualEffectView with customizable blur radius. :large_orange_diamond:
  • BubbleTransition - A custom modal transition that presents and dismiss a controller with an expanding bubble effect. :large_orange_diamond:
  • BAFluidView - UIView that simulates a 2D view of a fluid in motion
  • WZDraggableSwitchHeaderView - :hammer: Showing status for switching between viewControllers
  • TransitionTreasury - Easier way to push your viewController. :large_orange_diamond:
  • NWCalendarView - An availability calendar implementation for iOS :large_orange_diamond:
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