Aves is a gallery and metadata explorer app. It is built for Android, with Flutter.

Get it on Google Play





  • support raster images: BMP, DNG, GIF, HEIC (from Android Pie), ICO, JPEG, PNG, WBMP, WEBP
  • support animated images: GIF, WEBP
  • support vector images: SVG
  • support videos: MP4, AVI, AVCHD & probably others
  • search and filter by country, place, XMP tag, type (animated, raster, vector, video)
  • favorites
  • statistics
  • support Android API 24 ~ 30 (Nougat ~ R)
  • Android integration (app shortcuts, handle view/pick intents)

Known Issues

  • gesture: double tap on image does not zoom on tapped area (cf photo_view issue #82)
  • performance: image info page stutters the first time it loads a Google Maps view (cf flutter issue #28493)
  • performance: image decoding is slow

Test Devices

Model Name Android Version API
SM-G970N Samsung Galaxy S10e 10 (Android10) 29
SM-P580 Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1 8.1.0 (Oreo) 27
SM-G930S Samsung Galaxy S7 8.0.0 (Oreo) 26
E5823 Sony Xperia Z5 Compact 7.1.1 (Nougat) 25

Project Setup

Create a file named <app dir>/android/key.properties. It should contain a reference to a keystore for app signing, and other necessary credentials. See <app dir>/android/key_template.properties for the expected keys.