Installing Dynamsoft Camera SDK framework manually

Step 1: Download the Dynamsoft Camera SDK framework

If you haven't downloaded the Dynamsoft Camera SDK iOS Edition 30-day free trial, please download it here.

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Step 2: Create a new iOS project in Xcode



Step 3: Add Dynamosft Camera SDK framework to your project

Drag and drop the framework into your Xcode project. Make sure to select Create groups and Copy items if needed to copy the framework into your project's folder.

Step 4: Drag and drop DynamsoftCameraSDKResource.bundle into your Xcode project.



Step 5: Add the required .tbd file to your project

5.1 Go to the General tab of your Xcode project, under Linked Frameworks and Libraries section, please click + button.

linked framework and libraries-new

5.2 Search for libc++.tbd file, select it and click Add button. Then the file will be copied to your project.

stdc. file

Note: For Xcode version 7 and earlier, please include libstdc++.tbd instead of libc++.tbd into your project.

5.3 Search for libsqlite3.0.tbd as well, select it and click Add button. Then the file will be copied to your project.

Step 6: Find Other Linker Flags and add the value "-ObjC"


Note: For iOS 10 and later, please go to the Info tab of your project, under Custom iOS Target Properties section, click +, input "NSCameraUsageDescription" and press the "enter" button, and then set a value for Privacy - Camera Usage Description.


Privancy - Camera Usage Description

If it's a Swift project, there is one more step you need to follow.

Step 7: Add a bridging header file to your application

7.1 Add a new header file to your application


Please make sure to name it as "****-bridging-header.h" like the following


7.2 Add the following code to the newly created header file

#import <DynamsoftCameraSDK/DynamsoftCameraSDK.h>

contentinheader file

7.3 Change the build settings accordingly
Navigate to the "Build Settings" of the application, search for "swift" and copy the bridging header relevant file path to Objective-C Bridging Header in "Swift Compiler - General" like the following:


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