List of 35+ Image APIs for fun and profit Posted 5 months ago
Got images to analyze, modify, sell, or recognize? Or do you need generate images? These APIs might help:
Wallpapers - Download high-resolution wallpapers for any common screen size from InterfaceLIFT.com
Imgur - Imgur’s API exposes the entire Imgur infrastructure via a standardized programmatic interface. Using Imgur’s API, you can do just about anything you can do on imgur.com, while using your programming language of choice
Face Recognition - Stephen here from Lambda Labs. For sample code and a graphical demo, check out http://api.lambdal.com/docs. Our API provides face recognition, facial detection, eye position, nose position, mouth position, and gender classification
CamFind - Image recognition back-end for the popular app CamFind. The ImageSearcher API lets you do reverse image search. Take advantage of the leading image recognition platform through an easy to use web API.
Nudity Detection Service - The NDS API allows developers to check for nudity in images in real-time.
ColorTag - ColorTag is a powerful API for color detection. Taking an image file (or URL) as input ColorTag produces a list of text labels and hex RGB values that can be then used as tags for a certain image or item.
ImageVision - NuditySearch - ImageVision’s NuditySearch - Recognizing nudity is a highly complex problem. NuditySearch tackles this problem by recognizing anatomical attributes and determining if there is nudity in images.
Animetrics Face Recognition - The Animetrics Face Recognition API can be used to detect human faces in pictures. Information on facial features or “landmarks” is returned as coordinates on the image.. Animetrics Face Recognition will also detect and return the orientation, or “pose” of faces along 3 axes.
Porn Filter - Scan images and image URLs to determine if they contain inappropriate content. Send us an image, and we will tell you if it’s likely to be porn.
Instafilter.io - An easy RESTful API for manipulating images and applying customizable filters in real-time. You can use the built-in filters or create your own ones on top of our filters. And not only filters: includes resize, rotate and crop functions among the others.
IMG4Me - Text to Image Service - IMG4Me is a free service to convert your text into image. You can use this service to prevent crawlers and robots from copying your email address, articles, or website contents.
Pdf2Image - The API for saving PDF pages to Image files. PDF pages can be extracted to jpg, png or tiff images.
Kooaba Image Recognition Upload - This API allows you to upload your own data for recognition. It is usually used together with the Query API to make recognition requests for the uploaded database.
Kooaba Image Recognition Query - This API allows you to make requests to our existing database of objects (e.g. CDs, DVDs, books, or your own database of reference images uploaded with the Data API).
Face Detection BETA - Beta Release A better Face detection service! ImageVision is a computer vision company improving technology that determines the locations and sizes of human faces in arbitrary (digital) images.
Static map - Get a valid static geo image map url from different map providers.
Imagga Smart Cropping - Imagga is a cloud platform that helps businesses and individuals organize their images in a fast and cost-effective way
SwissKnifeDocs - This API can convert documents into another document format. You can convert documents into images too , or you can simply fill the “merge fields” inside your .docx or .doc document and convert it into whatever format you want.
FaceRect - FaceRect is a powerful and free API for face detection. It finds faces (both frontal and profile) on the image specified by URL or uploaded as a file and is able to find multiple faces on a single photo, producing JSON output with a bounding box for each face found.
Search - The WebKnox search API lets you search the WebKnox Web index and news results.
OCR recognition service - Ocrapiservice.com is an cloud based optical recognition engine. We take images as input and we reply with text as output.
rethumb - This API creates (and host) thumbnails from images. Resize by width, height and crop to create squares.
Textibility - Textibility provides a simple, REST API for extracting information from images and documents in a number of formats and generating images and documents from structured data. With a simple, clean HTTP interface and some clever processing we can quickly and easily unlock information captured in photographs and file uploads.
Pinterest (unofficial) - This is an unofficial Pinterest API. Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, hobbies, and more.
4chan - 4chan is a simple image-based bulletin board where anyone can post comments and share images. (NOTE: This API is not endorsed by 4chan. It is however pointing to the 4chan API as documented in Github).
Face and Scene recognition provided by ReKognition.com - Face.com alternative! Our fast, robust and scalable rekognition engine can do facial detection, crawling, recognition, scene understanding! It can be automatically trained using images and tags on Facebook!
Word Cloud Maker - Generate Word Clouds from blocks of text. Multi color and different sizes illustrate the frequency, and the “vibe” of the bigger text. Try it with blog posts, article text, speeches, tweet histories, emails, or any other written word.
Infatics Face Detection - Simple face detection API.
SkyBiometry Face Detection and Recognition - An easy to use Face Detection and Recognition API. Detect faces at various angle, determine gender, check if the person is smiling or wears glasses (maybe sunglasses) with a single API call.
URL Screenshot Generator - Simply generate a png or jpg screenshot of a web page. Just pass the URL to this API and it will return a screenshot of what the page looks like in a browser. You can specify the width and height of the browser.
websequencediagrams - The web’s #1 UML sequence diagram tool, saving you time since 2007.
Pagepeeker - Automate website screenshots creation. Generate screenshots in a matter of seconds. Never busy, so there’s no waiting in line. Rendering starts immediately and is finished quickly.
Website Screenshot Service - versCapture - Website Screenshot Service & Easy API. Home of the animated screenshot! Signup at verscapture.com to get started today!
Portrait3D - Portrait3D API is based on Avatarion’s Tethys 3D™ solution, and provides software developers with a technology to create animated facial models based on photos.
Web screenshot - Given a page url, it creates a screenshot and returns it’s url
Website screenshots in real time - Retrieve real-time screenshots with one request.
Ribbet - Ribbet is an online photo editor with free cloud storage, complete editing history, thousands of effects, filters, hand-picked shapes, designer fonts and borders.
Pixmac stock photos - Sell photos from our database or just access our affiliate program and earn money.
Scene Understanding - With ReKognition API, your website or mobile app suddenly got a whole lot more powerful - Face detection/recognition, categorize photos (and auto-tagging objects in the near future!) without dealing with limited web page scripting languages.
GeoStockPhoto - GeoStockPhoto is a stock photo agency with high-quality photos from all around the world. Each photo is geotagged with latitude and longitude. All registered users can interact with our database and retrieve information of all photos on sale.
Pwinty - Pwinty lets you integrate photo and poster printing into your app or website, giving you an easy way to monitise it and delight your users
Nudity and adult-content detection - Detect nudity and porn in user-submitted photos in real-time. Slash your moderation costs. Get a response in a matter of seconds with a confidence score.