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Repository includes React version and Vanilla JS adapter for standalone usage

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Filerobot Image Editor

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The Filerobot Image Editor is the easiest way to integrate an easy-to-use image editor in your web application. Integrated with few lines of code, your users will be able to apply basic transformations like resize, crop, rotate and various filters to any image.

Filerobot Image Editor


Table of contents



brightness, contrast, exposure, and saturation



'edge enhance', 'emboss', 'grungy', 'hazy', 'lomo', 'radial blur', 'sin city', 'tilt shift'



'cross process', 'glow sun', 'jarques', 'love', 'old boot', 'orange peel', 'pin hole', 'sepia', 'sun rise', 'vintage'



rotate and flip (mirrow effect)








Light theme

or use your custom color scheme

Light theme

Standalone usage


Use latest CDNized plugin version

<script src=""></script>

Quick start

We provide easy way to integrate image editor in your applications

    const ImageEditor = new FilerobotImageEditor();'');

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FilerobotImageEditor(config: {}, callbacks: {}): function

Initialization of Filerobot Image Editor plugin.

callbacks.onOpen(src: string/blob): function - is triggered when modal is opened

callbacks.onBeforeComplete({ status: string, canvas: canvas element }): function - is triggered before onComplete, if it returnes fase it cancels default behavior and you can use canvas element to upload to 3ed part service

callbacks.onComplete(url: string, file: object): function - is triggered on Complete returnes edited image url

callbacks.onClose(): function - is triggered when modal is closed function

Open editor modal.

  • url: string (required) - image url to edit

ImageEditor.close(): function

Close editor modal.

ImageEditor.unmount(): function

Destroy editor

React component usage


$ npm install --save filerobot-image-editor

Quick start

We provide easy way to integrate image editor in your applications

import React, { useState } from 'react';
import { render } from 'react-dom';
import FilerobotImageEditor from 'filerobot-image-editor';
const App = () => {
  const src = '';
  const [show, toggle] = useState(false);
  return (
      <h1>Filerobot Image Editor</h1>
      <img src={src} onClick={() => { toggle(true) }} alt="example image"/>
        onClose={() => { toggle(false) }}
render(<App/>, document.getElementById('app'));

edeit on codesandbox


show: bool (required)

default: false

Trigger, to display the image editor widget.

config: object

Image editor config.

onClose(): function (required)

Callback, triggers on close image editor widget.

onOpen(): function (optional)

Callback, triggers on open image editor widget.

onComplete(): function (required)

Callback, triggers on complete processing image.


tools: [string]

default: ['adjust', 'effects', 'filters', 'rotate', 'crop', 'resize', 'watermark']

Filerobot Image Editor tools. = ['adjust', 'effects', 'filters', 'rotate'];

isLowQualityPreview: bool

default: true

Helps to improve performance of the Image Editor by applying transformations to low quality preview.

config.isLowQualityPreview = true;

language: string

default: 'en'

Language of interface

available languages: en (fr, de, ru are in progress), you can add translations by yourself

config.language = 'en';

translations: object

key/translation pairs for i18n

config.translations = {
  en: {
    '': 'Save',
    'toolbar.apply': 'Apply',

See all translation keys here

reduceBeforeEdit: object

In order to improve performance of editing your images, you can reduce the image size before editing.

default: mode: 'manual', widthLimit: 2000px, heightLimit: 2000px

config.reduceBeforeEdit = {
    mode: 'manual',
    widthLimit: 2000,
    heightLimit: 2000
reduceBeforeEdit.mode: string | 'manual', 'auto' - Manual mode will show a modal before editing where you can reduce size of the image. Auto mode will reduce the image in the background (saving image proportion).
reduceBeforeEdit.widthLimit: number - Limit of the image width
reduceBeforeEdit.heightLimit: number - Limit of the image height

watermark: object

Add watermark on the image after applying image transformations.

default: null

watermark.url: string - url of the logo/image
watermark.urls: [url|{ url, label }] - list of url of the logo/image preset to select from in editor
watermark.position: string | 'center' - position of the watermark
watermark.opacity: number | [0-1] - opacity of the watermark
watermark.applyByDefault: bool - apply by default
watermark.activePositions: string - 'corners', 'star', 'center', 'top-row', 'center-row', 'bottom-row' - select a preset or apply an array with 9 positons [1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1]
watermark.handleOpacity: boolean - default is true, hide or show the opacity range
watermark.imageFilter: function - default is null, pass a function that gets the image resource before draw and return a manipulated image (pass some fancy filter on the watermark)
config.watermark = {
    url: '',
    position: 'center',
    opacity: 0.7

colorScheme: string | 'dark', 'light'

default: 'dark'

Color schemes, currently available two themes: 'dark', 'light'. There is possibility to make your custom theme here

theme: object

Possibility to make your custom theme See the example here


config.theme = {
  colors: {
    primaryBg: '#1e262c',
    primaryBgHover: '#637381',
    secondaryBg: '#263138',
    secondaryBgHover: '#34444c',
    text: '#F9FAFB',
    textHover: '#fff',
    textMute: '#aaa',
    textWarn: '#f7931e',
    secondaryBgOpacity: 'rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.75)',

    border: '#161e23',
    borderLight: '#70777f'

cropPresets: object

Add custom templates for crop. See the example here

resizePresets: object

Add custom templates for resize. See the example here

beginCropArea: number | [0-1] - default: 1 (image size)

The crop area size shown/used automatically on starting crop.

Filerobot Integration

Upload the image in your Filerobot storage container, edit it in the Image Editor and upload the result. Deliver lightning fast over CDN.

The example of Image Editor configuration using Filerobot service can be found here.

Learn more about Filerobot

Cloudimage Integration

Point the Image Editor to your origin image URL, edit it and deliver the result lightning fast over the Cloudimage image CDN. Limited to the Cloudimage inline transformation features.

The example of Image Editor configuration using cloudimage service can be found here.

Learn more about Cloudimage

What's on the Roadmap for the near future


  • Control image brightness, contrast, exposure, and saturation (done in v3.0.0)
  • Bright theme, plus possibility to make your custom theme (done in v3.0.0)
  • Rounds the corners of images
  • Mirror images effect (done in v3.0.0)
  • New filters and effects
  • Load file objects and dataURLs
  • Transform input images to other image formats
  • Easily integrate with third party libraries
  • Compress JPEG images via Optipress
  • Set to preview mode to render on top of an existing image
  • Watermarking (done in v3.0.0)
  • Configurable resize/crop templates (done in v3.0.0)
  • Correct degree of an image (done in v3.0.0)


  • Vanilla JS (done)
  • React (done)
  • Angular
  • Vue
  • Web Component

Filerobot UI Familiy


All contributions are super welcome!


Filerobot Image Editor is provided under the MIT License


npm i filerobot-image-editor

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