203 Photo APIs: Flickr, Foursquare and Yahoo Image Search

Wendell Santos, February 22nd, 2012

FlickrOur API directory now includes 203 photo APIs. The newest is the Getty Images Connect API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Flickr API. We list 600 Flickr mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of photo APIs.

In terms of the technical details, REST and XML lead the way. There are 150 photo REST APIs and 18 photo XML-RPC APIs. Our directory lists 102 photo XML APIs and 87 photo JSON APIs.

The most common tags within photo are 56 social photo APIs, 29 video photo APIs and 15 mobile photo APIs

On the mashup side, we list 753 photo mashups. We named LOCPix as mashup of the day in January.

For reference, here is a list of all 203 photo APIs.

  10×10 API: Photo and news analysis service

  23 API: Photo sharing service

  3defy API: Online 3D modelling service

  500px API: Online community for photographers

  Alexa Site Thumbnail API: Thumbnail images of web site home pages

  AOL Pictures API: Online photo management

  AppspotImage API: Image manipulation service

  Aviary Effects API: Photo filter and effects service

  Aviary Mobile API: Mobile image editing service

  Aviary Suite API: Image editing service

  Aviary Web API: Image editing service

  Baba change API: Photo sharing Service

  Betaface API: Face detection and recognition service

  Blubrry API: Media hosting service

  BlueMelon API: Photo sharing and storage service

  Blurb API: Social book publishing platform

  br.st API: Twitter web based client, url shortener and image sharing

  Bums.se API: Photo sharing and storage service

  Burstn API: Instant photo sharing and storage service

  Buzznet API: Photo sharing

  Catch.com API: Content capturing and notes application

  Cellblock API: Real-time Multimedia File Sharing

  Cheezburger API: Online humor and lolcat service

  CinchCast API: Content sharing service

  Cortexica API: Image recognition service

  Cozimo API: Online Image and Video Collaboration

  Cutcaster API: Stock photography and images marketplace

  CycloMedia GlobeSpotter API: Local panoramic visualizations

  DailyBooth API: Social photo sharing service

  Dipity API: Interactive timeline creation services

  earthmine Flash Viewer API: Street-level imagery services

  EasyImg API: Online image and graphics editing service

  Embedly API: Rich media embed utility

  Ericsson 3D Landscape API: 3D Landscape Tool

  Expono API: Photo storage and sharing service

  ExposureManager API: Photograph sales service

  Face.com API: Face Recognition

  FaceDetection API: Image recognition service

  Faces.com API: Photo and media sharing service

  Family Photoloom API: Family tree and photo service

  FanFeedr Image API: Sports photos service

  FeaturePics API: Stock photography provider

  Fishup API: Online photo sharing service

  Flickr API: Photo sharing service

  Flickr Real-Time API: Realtime photo updates from Flickr

  Flixya API: Video, photo, and blog sharing platform

  Fonxvard API: Image manipulation service

  Foodspotting API: Food review and sharing service

  Fotki API: Photo sharing service

  Fotobabble API: Talking photo service

  FotoFlexer API: Online image editor

  Fotolia API: Royalty free stock photos

  Fotomoto API: Image marketplace service

  foursquare API: Social networking and city exploration

  Frinly API: Photo sharing service

  Fspic API: Photo sharing for the Foursquare service

  Geograph API: British Isles photo service

  GetMapping API: Aerial photography and mapping service

  Getty Images Connect API: Licensed photography platform

  Glosk API: Location Based Photo Search

  Google Picasa API: Photo management and sharing service

  Gravatar API: Online Avatar Service

  HipGeo API: Trip tracking and recording application

  idiomag API: Musical artist information service

  Image Color Summarizer API: Graphic/image analysis service

  Image Pack API: Image editing tool

  imageLoop API: Animated slideshow service

  ImageShack API: Online photo and video sharing service

  IMG to CSS API: Image files to CSS converter

  img.ly API: Photo sharing service

  Imgur API: Photo sharing service

  Instagram API: Mobile photo sharing service

  Instagram Real-time API: Real-time image sharing service

  Ipernity API: Media sharing service

  IQ Engines API: Image recognition service

  iStockphoto API: Royalty free stock photos

  Ity.im API: URL shortening service

  iwannagothere API: Community-based travel guide

  Joomeo API: Media interfacing service

  Jotly API: Rating application

  Kazle API: Social Network Management

  kooaba Query API: Image recognition service

  Library of Congress Prints & Photographs API: Image search service

  LifePics API: Photo printing e-commerce service

  Lockerz API: Photo sharing service

  Locr API: Photo geotagging and sharing service

  LookStat API: Microstock photographer solution service

  LTU Engine/ON Demand API: Image matching and search

  magickly API: Image manipulation service

  MediaSock API: Photo management and sharing service

  Message Faces API: Display sender portraits in email inbox

  Minus API: Web based drag-and-drop sharing platform

  mlkshk API: Image sharing service

  Mobli API: Real-time media sharing and social networking platform

  Mobypicture API: Mobile photo sharing service

  MOO API: Web based printing service

  Moodstocks API: Image recognition and search service

  Muecs API: Media file sharing service

  Mugr API: Face recognition service

  Multiply API: Social networking and media management

  Mydrmspace.com API: Digital Watermarking Service

  MyHeritage Family Graph API: Free and instant access to millions of families

  Myplaylist API: Photo slideshow for music services

  National Maritime Museum API: Maritime museum online collection

  Nirvanix API: Internet storage service

  Online OCR API: Web based OCR service

  Ookaboo API: Creative Commons photo search service

  Orange Personal Photos API: Mobile photo sharing

  Orb API: Digital media remote access and management

  PageGlimpse API: Thumbnail generator

  Pando API: File delivery and management services

  Panoramio API: photo upload site with organizer and geolocation

  Patrick's Aviation API: Aviation Video Data Service

  Peecho API: Digital content to print documents service

  Phanfare API: Photo and video sharing service

  pho.to API: Online photo editing and presentation platform

  Photobucket API: Online photo sharing service

  Photopoll API: Photo sharing and poll service

  PhotoShelter API: Web solution for photographers

  PhotoShow API: Photo management service

  PhotoXpress API: Digital image store

  Photozou API: Photo sharing service

  PicApp API: Photo sharing service

  Picmember API: Photo sharing service

  Picnik API: Online photo editing service

  Picozu API: Photo and drawing editing and retouching application

  PicPlz API: Photo sharing and filtering platform

  PicScout API: Image management service

  Picwing Printing API: Photo printing service

  PicYou API: Photo sharing service

  PicZasso API: Photo hosting service

  Pikchur API: Photo and video uploading service

  Pikeo API: Picture sharing service

  Pinterest API: Social photo curation platform

  Pixagogo API: Online photo services

  Pixenate API: Online photo editing

  pixlinQ searchimage API: mobile visual search

  Pixlr API: Photo editing service

  Pixmac API: Stock Photo Service

  piZap API: Online photo editing service

  Pond5 API: Stock media marketplace

  Pongr Image Recognition API: Image Recognition Service

  Postcard on the Run API: Photo to postcard service

  Posterous API: Content sharing service

  Qipit API: Mobile image scanning services

  Qwiki API: Interactive wiki with media

  Qwips API: Social voice-tagging service

  Riya API: Photo search

  ScreenTweet API: Media sharing service

  ShootProof API: Photograph proofing, sharing, and selling platform

  Shutter API: Photo and video sharing service

  Shutterfly API: Photo printing service

  ShutterPoint API: Stock photography service

  Shutterstock API: Photo sharing and storage service

  SimpleAPI API: Web site thumbnail image creation

  SlideBomb API: Slideshow creation service

  Smugmug API: Photo sharing service

  SnapFish Publisher API: Photo printing service

  Snapjoy API: Photo sharing and storage service

  Snapr API: Real-time geosocial photosharing service

  Snipshot API: Online photo editing service

  Snoopon.me API: Screen sharing service

  Steply API: Photo sharing mobile application

  Stupeflix API: Video creation service

  SuperFish API: Visual search service

  Taggify API: Social commenting and photo sharing widget

  Thinglink API: Image interaction service

  Thumbalizr API: Thumbnail images of websites service

  Thumbnail Ninja API: Image hosting and distribution

  TinEye API: Reverse Image Search

  Topsy API: Twitter search service

  Totspot API: Private website creation service

  Touchnote API: Create custom cards from photos

  Transloadit API: Media upload, processing and storage

  Trove API: Personal content management platform

  Tvider API: Mobile Twitter Media Sharing/Uploading Service

  TweetPhoto API: Twitter photo sharing service

  Twicsy API: Twitter Picture Search

  Twitgoo API: Twitter image sharing service

  TwitPic API: Share photos on Twitter

  TwitrPix API: Photo sharing service for Twitter

  twitsnaps API: Twitter photo sharing

  Twitxr API: Mobile photo sharing

  Twivatar API: Twitter avatar service

  TYPOGRAFFIT API: Text to Image Converter

  Utata API: Photo sharing platform

  Veer API: Stock photo, illustration, and font provider

  Viewbook API: Online Photo Sharing/Management Service

  Wappwolf API: File management service

  WebPurify Image Filter API: Automated image moderation service

  WebResizer API: Online image editing tool

  WebShots API: Photo sharing service

  Windows Live Spaces Photo API: Photo management services

  Windows Live Spaces Photo Control API: Programmable widget for blog photos

  World Bank API: Worldwide indicators, business, and photo databases

  XmgImage API: Photo sharing and editing

  Yahoo Image Search API: Image search services

  Yandex Fotok API: Photo sharing service

  Zenfolio API: Photo sharing platform

  ZimageZ API: Image hosting service

  Zoom.it API: Photo conversion and sharing service

  Zooomr API: Photo and text message sharing service

  Zoto API: Photo sharing service

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