Install command:
brew install vips

Also known as: libvips

Image processing library

License: LGPL-2.1-or-later

Formula JSON API: /api/formula/vips.json

Formula code: vips.rb on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for:

Apple Silicon sonoma
big sur
Intel sonoma
big sur
64-bit linux

Current versions:

stable 8.14.5

Depends on:

cairo 1.18.0 Vector graphics library with cross-device output support
cfitsio 4.3.0 C access to FITS data files with optional Fortran wrappers
cgif 0.3.2 GIF encoder written in C
fftw 3.3.10 C routines to compute the Discrete Fourier Transform
fontconfig 2.14.2 XML-based font configuration API for X Windows
gettext 0.22.2 GNU internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) library
glib 2.78.0 Core application library for C
imagemagick 7.1.1-19 Tools and libraries to manipulate images in many formats
jpeg-xl 0.8.2 New file format for still image compression
libexif 0.6.24 EXIF parsing library
libgsf 1.14.50 I/O abstraction library for dealing with structured file formats
libheif 1.16.2 ISO/IEC 23008-12:2017 HEIF file format decoder and encoder
libimagequant 4.2.1 Palette quantization library extracted from pnquant2
libmatio 1.5.23 C library for reading and writing MATLAB MAT files
librsvg 2.56.3 Library to render SVG files using Cairo
libspng 0.7.4 C library for reading and writing PNG format files
libtiff 4.6.0 TIFF library and utilities
little-cms2 2.15 Color management engine supporting ICC profiles
mozjpeg 4.1.4 Improved JPEG encoder
openexr 3.2.1 High dynamic-range image file format
openjpeg 2.5.0 Library for JPEG-2000 image manipulation
openslide 3.4.1 C library to read whole-slide images (a.k.a. virtual slides)
orc 0.4.34 Oil Runtime Compiler (ORC)
pango 1.50.14 Framework for layout and rendering of i18n text
poppler 23.09.0 PDF rendering library (based on the xpdf-3.0 code base)
webp 1.3.2 Image format providing lossless and lossy compression for web images

Depends on when building from source:

gobject-introspection 1.78.1 Generate introspection data for GObject libraries
meson 1.2.2 Fast and user friendly build system
ninja 1.11.1 Small build system for use with gyp or CMake
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries


Installs (30 days)
vips 7,482
Installs on Request (30 days)
vips 7,063
Build Errors (30 days)
vips 0
Installs (90 days)
vips 18,945
Installs on Request (90 days)
vips 17,844
Installs (365 days)
vips 35,624
Installs on Request (365 days)
vips 33,688
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