Install command:
brew install vips

Also known as: libvips

Image processing library

License: LGPL-2.1-or-later

/api/formula/vips.json (JSON API)

/api/bottle/vips.json (Bottle JSON API)

Formula code on GitHub

Bottle (binary package) installation support provided for macOS releases:

Intel big sur
Apple Silicon big sur

Current versions:

stable 8.11.4

Depends on:

cfitsio 4.0.0 C access to FITS data files with optional Fortran wrappers
fftw 3.3.10 C routines to compute the Discrete Fourier Transform
fontconfig 2.13.1 XML-based font configuration API for X Windows
gettext 0.21 GNU internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) library
giflib 5.2.1 Library and utilities for processing GIFs
glib 2.70.0 Core application library for C
imagemagick 7.1.0-10 Tools and libraries to manipulate images in many formats
libexif 0.6.23 EXIF parsing library
libgsf 1.14.47 I/O abstraction library for dealing with structured file formats
libheif 1.12.0 ISO/IEC 23008-12:2017 HEIF file format decoder and encoder
libimagequant 2.16.0 Palette quantization library extracted from pnquant2
libmatio 1.5.21 C library for reading and writing MATLAB MAT files
libpng 1.6.37 Library for manipulating PNG images
librsvg 2.50.7 Library to render SVG files using Cairo
libspng 0.7.0 C library for reading and writing PNG format files
libtiff 4.3.0 TIFF library and utilities
little-cms2 2.12 Color management engine supporting ICC profiles
mozjpeg 4.0.3 Improved JPEG encoder
openexr 3.1.2 High dynamic-range image file format
openslide 3.4.1 C library to read whole-slide images (a.k.a. virtual slides)
orc 0.4.32 Oil Runtime Compiler (ORC)
pango 1.48.10 Framework for layout and rendering of i18n text
poppler 21.10.0 PDF rendering library (based on the xpdf-3.0 code base)
webp 1.2.1 Image format providing lossless and lossy compression for web images

Depends on when building from source:

pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries


Installs (30 days)
vips 7,683
Installs on Request (30 days)
vips 7,375
Build Errors (30 days)
vips 4
Installs (90 days)
vips 22,543
Installs on Request (90 days)
vips 21,501
Installs (365 days)
vips 76,483
vips --with-openexr --with-openslide 3
Installs on Request (365 days)
vips 70,672
vips --with-openexr --with-openslide 3
Fork me on GitHub