Our 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.
The Pixmac team boldly proclaims that they aim to be the “fastest, most usable and reliable microstock agency…in the image marketplace” on their about us page. The straightforward Pixmac API should increase the exposure for their stock image portfolio in service of that goal. Security is clearly important to PixMac since API requests can be sent over HTTP or HTTPs. Responses can be returned in either JSON or XML format based on preference. The API has four simple steps to follow for selling their stock images on your website or application.
This week we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a photo filter and effects service, online music distribution database, web-based helpdesk service, twitter long post service, ip camera platform, geolocation service, digital mail service and tickets search service. We looked in-depth at the Aviary Effects API, which we said could help you create your own Instagram. Below is more detail on each of these new APIs.