Open Source Library For Remote Image Downloading Supporting Multiple Threads, Image Formats And More
Image downloading is a common issue that can affect the usability of an app and here’s an open source library from Pinterest that provides remote downloading with a wide number of useful features called PINRemoteImageManager.
Some of the features of PINRemoteImager include:
- Prevents multiple downloads of an image even if multiple calls are made
- Uses GCD to work with multiple threads so decoding does not slow down main app thread
- Supports PNG, JPG, and decoding of WebP images
- Progressive JPGS with a nice blurring effect to show download progress
- Works with animated gifs
You can find PINRemoteImage on Github here.
A nice image downloader.
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