A handy collection of more than 500 native Swift extensions to boost your productivity.
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Build Status Platforms Cocoapods Carthage compatible codecov docs CocoaPods CocoaPods Swift Xcode MIT Slack Channel

SwifterSwift is a collection of over 500 native Swift extensions, with handy methods, syntactic sugar, and performance improvements for wide range of primitive data types, UIKit and Cocoa classes –over 500 in 1– for iOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS and Linux.

Whats New in v4.6.0?


  • iOS 8.0+ / tvOS 9.0+ / watchOS 2.0+ / macOS 10.10+ / Ubuntu 14.04+
  • Swift 4.2+

Looking for Swift 3

  • To use with Swift 3 / Xcode 8.x please ensure you are using v3.1.1.
  • To use with Swift 3.2 / Xcode 9.x please ensure you are using v3.2.0.



To integrate SwifterSwift into your Xcode project using CocoaPods, specify it in your Podfile:

- Integrate All extensions (recommended):

pod 'SwifterSwift'

- Integrate SwiftStdlib extensions only:

pod 'SwifterSwift/SwiftStdlib'

- Integrate Foundation extensions only:

pod 'SwifterSwift/Foundation'

- Integrate AppKit extensions only:

pod 'SwifterSwift/AppKit'

- Integrate MapKit extensions only:

pod 'SwifterSwift/MapKit'

- Integrate CoreGraphics extensions only:

pod 'SwifterSwift/CoreGraphics'

- Integrate CoreLocation extensions only:

pod 'SwifterSwift/CoreLocation'

- Integrate SpriteKit extensions only:

pod 'SwifterSwift/SpriteKit'

To integrate SwifterSwift into your Xcode project using Carthage, specify it in your Cartfile:

github "SwifterSwift/SwifterSwift" ~> 4.0
Swift Package Manager

You can use The Swift Package Manager to install SwifterSwift by adding the proper description to your Package.swift file:

import PackageDescription

let package = Package(
    name: "YOUR_PROJECT_NAME",
    targets: [],
    dependencies: [
        .package(url: "https://github.com/SwifterSwift/SwifterSwift.git", from: "4.0.0")

Note that the Swift Package Manager is still in early design and development, for more information checkout its GitHub Page


Add the extensions folder to your Xcode project to use all extensions, or a specific extension.

List of All Extensions

SwiftStdlib Extensions
Foundation Extensions
UIKit Extensions
AppKit Extensions
CoreGraphics Extensions
CoreLocation Extensions
MapKit Extensions
SpriteKit Extensions
Misc. Extensions

How cool is this?

SwifterSwift is a library of over 500 properties and methods, designed to extend Swift's functionality and productivity, staying faithful to the original Swift API design guidelines.

Check Examples.playground from the project for some cool examples!


Documentation for all extensions, with examples, is available at swifterswift.com/docs

Get involved:

We want your feedback. Please refer to contributing guidelines before participating.

Slack Channel: Slack

It is always nice to talk with other people using SwifterSwift and exchange experiences, so come join our Slack channel.


Special thanks to:


SwifterSwift is released under the MIT license. See LICENSE for more information.