image_downloader

Flutter plugin that downloads images on the Internet and saves them on device.
This will keep Exif(DateTimeOriginal) and GPS(Latitude, Longitude).

For Android, image is saved in Environment.DIRECTORY_DOWNLOADS.
For ios, image is saved in Photo Library.

Getting Started

ios

Add the following keys to your Info.plist file, located in /ios/Runner/Info.plist:

  • NSPhotoLibraryUsageDescription - Specifies the reason for your app to access the user’s photo library. This is called Privacy - Photo Library Usage Description in the visual editor.
  • NSPhotoLibraryAddUsageDescription - Specifies the reason for your app to get write-only access to the user’s photo library. This is called Privacy - Photo Library Additions Usage Description in the visual editor.

Android

Add this permission in AndroidManifest.xml.

<uses-permission android:name="android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE"/>

Example

  Future<bool> downloadImage() => ImageDownloader.downloadImage("https://flutter.io/images/flutter-mark-square-100.png");

True if saving succeeded.
False if not been granted permission.
Otherwise it is a PlatformException.

Libraries

image_downloader