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Android library project for cropping images

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I guess people are just cropping out all the sadness

An Android library project that provides a simple image cropping

, based on code from AOSP.

Deprecated! This project is not maintained. If it doesn't meet your needs as is, consider creating a fork or picking from these alternatives.

maven central changelog


  • Gradle build & AAR
  • Modern UI
  • Backwards compatible to SDK 10
  • Simple builder for configuration
  • Example project


First, declare

in your manifest file:


Crop.of(inputUri, outputUri).asSquare().start(activity)

Listen for the result of the crop (see example project if you want to do some error handling):

protected void onActivityResult(int requestCode, int resultCode, Intent result) {
    if (requestCode == Crop.REQUEST_CROP && resultCode == RESULT_OK) {

Some attributes are provided to customise the crop screen. See the example project theme.


The library provides a utility method to start an image picker:



The AAR is published on Maven Central:

compile '[email protected]'

How does it look?

android-crop screenshot


This project is based on the AOSP camera image cropper via android-cropimage.

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