UIView and other UIKit elements with a gradient and other attributes for IOS
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UIView and other UIKit elements with a gradient and other customizable properties (gradient,shadow color,corner raduis...etc.) GRView exposes many properties you can modify to customize your view or button to add gradient layer ,shadow color ,corner raduis , ... etc. GRView Classes is a @IBDesignable class so that it's rendered in your storyboard, and all its properties are @IBInspectable so that you can customize your gradient inside the storyboard in the attributes inspector.

Swift version: 4.0 CocoaPods: 2.5 Carthage compatible


GRView is written in Swift 4. iOS 8.0+ Required



CocoaPods is the preferred way to install this library. Add this command to your Podfile:

pod 'GRView'


To install using Carthage, add the following line to your Cartfile:

github "Ahmed-Komsan/GRView" ~> 1.0.0

Direct Installation

Download .zip file and extract it. There you will find the GradientView folder, just copy and add it to your respective project.



while assigning GRView to UIView / other UIKit element on StoryBoard/Xib don't forget to select module (if downloaded by pod)


let grView = GRView(frame: view.bounds)
grView.startColor = UIColor(red: 0.7, green: 1.0, blue: 0.7, alpha: 1.0)
grView.endColor = UIColor(red: 0.1, green: 1.0, blue: 0.7, alpha: 1.0)
view.insertSubview(grView, at: 0)


  • Add like-instagram animation
  • Allow more than two colors to create gradients.
  • Add more UIKit elements with gradient and properties.
  • Add blur effect.


Ahmed Komsan, ahmedkomsan0@gmail.com If you found any problem please create issue or pull request to help me improve this open source project. also you can suggest features/attributes to add , am listening :)


GRView is available under the MIT license. See the LICENSE file for more info.