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Whatsapp style imagepicker for NativeScript apps
npm i --save @nstudio/nativescript-rad-imagepicker
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NativeScript Rad Imagepicker Plugin apple android

NativeScript plugin for whatsapp style image picking. This Plugin uses PixImagePicker for Android and ImagePicker for iOS



tns plugin add @nstudio/nativescript-rad-imagepicker


const RadImagepicker = require('@nstudio/nativescript-rad-imagepicker').RadImagepicker;
const PickerOptions = require('@nstudio/nativescript-rad-imagepicker').PickerOptions;
const radImagepicker = new RadImagepicker();
radImagepicker.pick(opts).then((selectedImages) => {
if (selectedImages) {
// Do something with selected images
// currently
// the image will be of type nativescript image source
// tns-core-modules/image-source


Following picker options are available

PickerOptions {
doneButtonTitle?: string; // only affects ios
noImagesTitle?: string; // only affects ios
allowVideoSelection?: boolean; // only affects ios
imageLimit?: number;

Picker api

pick(options: PickerOptions): Promise<Array<any>>;

When the promise resolves, you will get array of imageSource



Add desired colors in app/App_Resources/Android/src/main/res/values/colors.xml

<color name="ns_blue">#272734</color>
<color name="colorPrimaryPix">#075e54</color>
<color name="colorPrimaryLightPix">#80075e54</color>



Make sure these lines are in your Manifest.xml

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.CAMERA" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE" />
<uses-feature android:name="android.hardware.camera" />


Add these to info.plist, you can add more descriptive message here

<string>This app uses your camera</string>
<string>This app uses your photo library</string>

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Special Thanks to Richard Smith and Osei Fortune :)


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