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Image Filter API

Apply photo effects and filters to your image with our ready to use API and presets.

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API Supported image type :

Clarendon Filter API

The Clarendon filter: add light to lighter areas and dark to darker areas.

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&preset=clarendon&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint will apply the Clarendon filter on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?preset=clarendon&imageUrl=...

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
preset string Set to clarendon to apply the Clarendon filter.
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to filter. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).
api_key string Your API Key.

Original image :

Clarendon filtered image :

Hefe Filter API

The Hefe filter: High contrast and saturation, with a similar effect to Lo-Fi but not quite as dramatic

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&preset=hefe&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint will apply the Hefe filter on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?preset=hefe&imageUrl=...

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
preset string Set to Hefe to apply the Hefe filter.
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to filter. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).
api_key string Your API Key.

Original image :

Hefe filtered image :

Lofi Filter API

The Lofi filter: Enriches color and adds strong shadows through the use of saturation and "warming" the temperature

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&preset=lofi&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint will apply the Lofi filter on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?preset=lofi&imageUrl=...

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
preset string Set to Lofi to apply the Lofi filter.
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to filter. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).
api_key string Your API Key.

Original image :

Lofi filtered image :

Moon Filter API

The Moon filter: increases brightness and decreases contrast.

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&preset=moon&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint will apply the Moon filter on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?preset=moon&imageUrl=...

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
preset string Set to Moon to apply the Moon filter.
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to filter. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).
api_key string Your API Key.

Original image :

Moon filtered image :

Ludwig Filter API

The Ludwig filter: A slight hint of desaturation that also enhances light

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&preset=ludwig&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint will apply the Ludwig filter on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?preset=ludwig&imageUrl=...

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
preset string Set to Ludwig to apply the Ludwig filter.
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to filter. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).
api_key string Your API Key.

Original image :

Ludwig filtered image :

Inkwell Filter API

The Inkwell filter: Direct shift to black and white

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?apiKey=YOUR_API_KEY&preset=inkwell&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint will apply the Inkwell filter on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?preset=inkwell&imageUrl=...

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
preset string Set to Inkwell to apply the Inkwell filter.
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to filter. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).
api_key string Your API Key.

Original image :

Inkwell filtered image :

Blur Image API

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/blur/v1?value=5&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint blurs your photos and images on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/blur/v1

Optional Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
value integer blur the image by "value" pixels.
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to blur. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).

Original image :

Blurry image : (value = 5)

Grayscale Filter API

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/grayscale/v1?imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint converts your photos and images "Grayscale" on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/grayscale/v1

Optional Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to convert in "Grayscale". (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).

Original image :

Grayscale image :

Invert Image API

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/invert/v1?imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint inverts your photos and images on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/invert/v1

Optional Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to invert. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).

Original image :

Color inverted image :

Sepia Filter API

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/sepia/v1?imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW generated image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint converts your photos and images in Sepia on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/sepia/v1

Optional Query Parameters

Parameter Type Description
imageUrl string Set the url of the image you want to convert in sepia. (Supported type : jpeg, png, bmp, tiff and gif). Use encodeURI when passing the imageUrl as an API parameter. Ex : https://yourwebsite/yourimage.png will become https%3A%2F%2Fyourwebsite%2Fyourimage.png
imageType string Optional: Set the image type expected as output of the API between, png, jpeg or bmp. (png by default).

Original image :

Sepia toned image :

Photo Effect API

Advanced colour manipulation of your image using a single method.

curl "https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2?saturate=10&brighten=15&imageUrl=https://yoururl.com/image.png" \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer api_key"

The above endpoint returns a stream composed of the RAW filtered image. By default contentType image/png

This endpoint apply either image filters or modifications to your photos and images on the fly. JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF or GIF

HTTP Request

GET https://studio.pixelixe.com/api/photo/effect/v2

Optional Query Parameters

Modifier Type Description
lighten {amount} string Lighten the color a given amount, from 0 to 100. Providing 100 will always return white
contrast {amount} string Adjust the contrast by a value -1 to +1
opacity {amount} string Multiply the alpha channel by each pixel by the factor f, 0 - 1
brighten {amount} string Brighten the color a given amount, from 0 to 100
darken {amount} string Darken the color a given amount, from 0 to 100. Providing 100 will always return black
desaturate {amount} string Desaturate the color a given amount, from 0 to 100. Providing 100 will is the same as calling grayscale
saturate {amount} string Saturate the color a given amount, from 0 to 100
grayscale {amount} string ompletely desaturates a color into grayscale
spin {degree} string Spin the hue a given amount, from -360 to 360. Calling with 0, 360, or -360 will do nothing - since it sets the hue back to what it was before.
hue {degree} string Alias for spin mix {color, amount} Mixes colors by their RGB component values. Amount is opacity of overlaying color
tint {amount} string Same as applying mix with white color
shade {amount} string Same as applying mix with black color
xor {color} string Treats the two colors as bitfields and applies an XOR operation to the red, green, and blue components
red {amount} string Modify Red component by a given amount
green {amount} string Modify Green component by a given amount
blue {amount} string Modify Blue component by a given amount

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