Installation with CocoaPods


CocoaPods is a dependency manager for your Xcode projects, which automates and simplifies the process of using 3rd-party libraries like Dynamsoft Camera SDK in your projects. The dependencies are specified in a single text file called a Podfile.

If you haven't installed CocoaPods on your Mac machine, please install it first. For the info on how to install, please click here.

Step 1: In your Xcode project, create a new file called Podfile under the same directory with the xxx.xcodeproj file and add the following:

platform :ios

xcodeproj 'xxx.xcodeproj'

target 'xxx' do
  pod 'ios-dynamsoft-camera-sdk', :git => ''

Podfile in Xcodeproj

content in Podfile

Step 2: Open Terminal, cd to the directory where the project is located, and then run the following command.

$ pod install

command in terminal

Step 3: Quit Xcode after installation.

Step 4: Double-click the xxx.xcworkspace file, which is in the same directory with the xxx.xcodeproject file, to open the project.


If It's a Swift project, navigate to the "Build Settings" of the project, drag and drop the bridging header file "DynamsoftCameraSDK-Bridging-Header.h" under the Pods folder to Objective-C Bridging Header in "Swift Compiler - General".

cocoapods install bridging file

Step 5: Run the project.

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