By on November 8, 2013

List of 35+ Image APIs for fun and profit

Image API

Got images to analyze, modify, sell, or recognize? Or do you need generate images?   These Image APIs might help:


API # Title Link
1 ImageVision – NuditySearch API 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.
2 Animetrics Face Recognition API 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.
3 Porn Filter API 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.
4 API 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.
5 IMG4Me API 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.
6 Pdf2Image API The API for saving PDF pages to Image files. PDF pages can be extracted to jpg, png or tiff images.
7 Kooaba Image Recognition Upload API 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.
8 Kooaba Image Recognition Query API 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).
9 Static map API Get a valid static geo image map url from different map providers.
10 Imagga Smart Cropping API Imagga is a cloud platform that helps businesses and individuals organize their images in a fast and cost-effective way
11 SwissKnifeDocs API 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.
12 FaceRect API 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.
13 Search API The WebKnox search API lets you search the WebKnox Web index and news results.
14 OCR recognition service API is an cloud based optical recognition engine. We take images as input and we reply with text as output.
15 rethumb API This API creates (and host) thumbnails from images. Resize by width, height and crop to create squares.
16 Textibility API 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.
17 Pinterest (unofficial) API 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.
18 Face and Scene recognition provided by API 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!
19 Word Cloud Maker API 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.
20 SkyBiometry Face Detection and Recognition API 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.
21 URL Screenshot Generator API 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.
22 websequencediagrams API The web’s #1 UML sequence diagram tool, saving you time since 2007.
23 Pagepeeker API 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.
24 Portrait3D API 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.
25 Website screenshots in real time API Retrieve real-time screenshots with one request.
26 Ribbet API Ribbet is an online photo editor with free cloud storage, complete editing history, thousands of effects, filters, hand-picked shapes, designer fonts and borders.
27 Pixmac stock photos API Sell photos from our database or just access our affiliate program and earn money.
28 Scene Understanding API 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.
29 GeoStockPhoto API 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.
30 Pwinty API 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


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