TextDrawable VS PhotoView

Compare TextDrawable vs PhotoView and see what are their differences.


This light-weight library provides images with letter/text like the Gmail app. It extends the Drawable class thus can be used with existing/custom/network ImageView classes. Also included is a fluent interface for creating drawables and a customizable ColorGenerator. (by amulyakhare)


Implementation of ImageView for Android that supports zooming, by various touch gestures. (by chrisbanes)
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TextDrawable PhotoView
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3,158 18,222
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0.0 0.0
9 months ago about 2 months ago
Java Java
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing TextDrawable and PhotoView you can also consider the following projects:

subsampling-scale-image-view - Android library (AAR). Highly configurable, easily extendable deep zoom view for displaying huge images without loss of detail. Perfect for photo galleries, maps, building plans etc.

TouchImageView - Adds touch functionality to Android ImageView.

ImageViewZoom - Android ImageView widget with zoom and pan capabilities

CircleImageView - A circular ImageView for Android

android-gpuimage - Android filters based on OpenGL (idea from GPUImage for iOS)

android-crop - Android library project for cropping images

gif-movie-view - Android View widget for displaying GIF animations.

android-shape-imageview - Custom shaped android imageview components

GestureViews - ImageView and FrameLayout with gestures control and position animation

CircularImageView - Custom view for circular images in Android while maintaining the best draw performance