An app to find text in real life. (by aheze)

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  • How should I implement a settings like app?
    3 projects | /r/swift | 21 Feb 2023
    I’m working on a framework for this - currently in my OpenFind app there’s a settings page that’s completely auto-generated, searchable, and tied to UserDefaults. Here’s the code (am working on isolating this):
  • Find - an accompanying app for Photos with Smart Albums, tagging, and more. No ads, no subscriptions.
    9 projects | /r/iphone | 27 Nov 2022
    Find is the newest version. All previous versions I made open-source (source code on GitHub) and so renamed it to OpenFind.
    9 projects | /r/iphone | 27 Nov 2022
    I mean... the app has actually been on the App Store for about 2 years now, except I pivoted a bunch of times. At first it was a camera app that scanned text in real-time. Then I focused on text recognition in photos. I've actually open-sourced that version of Find ( and throughout the whole time it's always been free.
    9 projects | /r/iphone | 27 Nov 2022
    It's possible, but it'll take a while for me to find workarounds for all the new things that are iOS 16-only. Yeah, I used to strictly support iOS 13 in the older versions of the app (now open-source!) but iOS 16 just made development so much faster and easier. I'll look into backporting when I get the time though — ping me anytime for updates :)
    9 projects | /r/iphone | 27 Nov 2022
    OpenFind is fully open-source ( and has my entire commit history from v0.0.1 to v2.0.7. It features live camera search, which is useful if you want to look for allergies / dietary restrictions in nutrition labels. I have a video on that if you're interested :)
    9 projects | /r/iphone | 27 Nov 2022
    There isn't one if you're asking about privacy and stuff. A bunch of people before were suspicious of me hoarding data so I open-sourced all previous versions of the app:
    9 projects | /r/iphone | 27 Nov 2022
    You probably have! 2 years ago I posted here but with a much earlier version of the app. That version is now open-source.
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aheze/OpenFind is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of OpenFind is Swift.

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