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 #TitleLink
1ImageVision – NuditySearch APIImageVision’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.
2Animetrics Face Recognition APIThe 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.
3Porn Filter APIScan 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. APIAn 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.
5IMG4Me APIText 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.
6Pdf2Image APIThe API for saving PDF pages to Image files. PDF pages can be extracted to jpg, png or tiff images.
7Kooaba Image Recognition Upload APIThis 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.
8Kooaba Image Recognition Query APIThis 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).
9Static map APIGet a valid static geo image map url from different map providers.
10Imagga Smart Cropping APIImagga is a cloud platform that helps businesses and individuals organize their images in a fast and cost-effective way
11SwissKnifeDocs APIThis 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.
12FaceRect APIFaceRect 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.
13Search APIThe WebKnox search API lets you search the WebKnox Web index and news results.
14OCR recognition service is an cloud based optical recognition engine. We take images as input and we reply with text as output.
15rethumb APIThis API creates (and host) thumbnails from images. Resize by width, height and crop to create squares.
16Textibility APITextibility 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.
17Pinterest (unofficial) APIThis 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.
18Face and Scene recognition provided by 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!
19Word Cloud Maker APIGenerate 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.
20SkyBiometry Face Detection and Recognition APIAn 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.
21URL Screenshot Generator APISimply 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.
22websequencediagrams APIThe web’s #1 UML sequence diagram tool, saving you time since 2007.
23Pagepeeker APIAutomate 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.
24Portrait3D APIPortrait3D API is based on Avatarion’s Tethys 3D™ solution, and provides software developers with a technology to create animated facial models based on photos.
25Website screenshots in real time APIRetrieve real-time screenshots with one request.
26Ribbet APIRibbet is an online photo editor with free cloud storage, complete editing history, thousands of effects, filters, hand-picked shapes, designer fonts and borders.
27Pixmac stock photos APISell photos from our database or just access our affiliate program and earn money.
28Scene Understanding APIWith 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.
29GeoStockPhoto APIGeoStockPhoto 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.
30Pwinty APIPwinty lets you integrate photo and poster printing into your app or website, giving you an easy way to monitise it and delight your users


Last Updated on 17th Feb 2015