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API Quick Start

Auto generate banner variations, short video clips and more

Images

Send a JSON payload of text, external file urls and other attributes to generate an image.

Javascript
var data = {
  "template" : YOUR_TEMPLATE_ID,
  "modifications" : [
    {
     "name": "photo",
     "image_url": "https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1541267226650-673e4bc869c7?ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&auto=format&fit=crop&w=1778&q=80"
    },
    {
     "name": "country",
     "text": "Singapore"
    },
    {
     "name": "offer",
     "text": "*from* $129 *per night*"
    }
  ]
}
fetch('https://api.bannerbear.com/v2/images', {
  method: 'POST',
  body: JSON.stringify(data),
  headers: {
    'Content-Type' : 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : `Bearer ${API_KEY}`
  }
})
View full documentation for Images ↗

Collections

Send a JSON payload of text, external file urls and other attributes to generate a set of images using different templates.

Javascript
var data = {
  "template_set" : YOUR_TEMPLATE_SET_ID,
  "modifications" : [
    {
      "name": "photo",
      "image_url": "https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1493976040374-85c8e12f0c0e?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&auto=format&fit=crop&w=1350&q=80"
    },
    {
      "name": "country",
      "text": "Kyoto"
    },
    {
      "name": "offer",
      "text": "*from* $95 *per night*"
    }
  ]
}
fetch('https://api.bannerbear.com/v2/collections', {
  method: 'POST',
  body: JSON.stringify(data),
  headers: {
    'Content-Type' : 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : `Bearer ${API_KEY}`
  }
})
View full documentation for Collections ↗

PDFs

Send a JSON payload of text, external file urls and other attributes to generate high quality vector PDFs.

Javascript
var data = {
  "template_set" : YOUR_TEMPLATE_SET_ID,
  "render_pdf" : true,
  "modifications" : [
    {
      "name": "photo",
      "image_url": "https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1493976040374-85c8e12f0c0e?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&auto=format&fit=crop&w=1350&q=80"
    },
    {
      "name": "country",
      "text": "Kyoto"
    },
    {
      "name": "offer",
      "text": "*from* $95 *per night*"
    }
  ]
}
fetch('https://api.bannerbear.com/v2/images', {
  method: 'POST',
  body: JSON.stringify(data),
  headers: {
    'Content-Type' : 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : `Bearer ${API_KEY}`
  }
})
View full documentation for PDFs ↗

Animated Gifs

Send a JSON payload of text, external file urls and other attributes to generate simple slideshow-like animated gifs.

Javascript
var data = {
  "template": "Rqg32K5Q4gPZ8V07Y6",
  "fps": 0.5,
  "frames": [
    [
      {
        "name": "photo",
        "image_url": "https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1493976040374-85c8e12f0c0e?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&auto=format&fit=crop&w=1350&q=80"
      },
      {
        "name": "country",
        "text": "Kyoto"
      },
      {
        "name": "offer",
        "text": "*from* $95 *per night*"
      }
    ],
    [
      {
        "name": "photo",
        "image_url": "https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1587974136444-493b758688b8?ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&ixlib=rb-1.2.1&auto=format&fit=crop&w=1350&q=80"
      },
      {
        "name": "country",
        "text": "Kyoto"
      },
      {
        "name": "offer",
        "text": "*from* $95 *per night*"
      }
    ],
    [
      {
        "name": "photo",
        "image_url": "https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1574236170901-59c2f5c99c75?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=MnwxMjA3fDB8MHxwaG90by1wYWdlfHx8fGVufDB8fHx8&auto=format&fit=crop&w=1491&q=80"
      },
      {
        "name": "country",
        "text": "Kyoto"
      },
      {
        "name": "offer",
        "text": "*from* $95 *per night*"
      }
    ]
  ]
}
fetch('https://api.bannerbear.com/v2/animated_gifs', {
  method: 'POST',
  body: JSON.stringify(data),
  headers: {
    'Content-Type' : 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : `Bearer ${API_KEY}`
  }
})
View full documentation for Animated Gifs ↗

Videos

Send a JSON payload of text, external file urls and other attributes to generate videos with a static overlay.

Javascript
var data = {
  "video_template" : YOUR_VIDEO_TEMPLATE_ID,
  "input_media_url": "https://vod-progressive.akamaized.net/exp=1625501327~acl=%2Fvimeo-prod-skyfire-std-us%2F01%2F3127%2F18%2F465639513%2F2065868187.mp4~hmac=3f051f852d6142e7085a0df4c160ba736b0d933b5a5f668506837e1773e466ca/vimeo-prod-skyfire-std-us/01/3127/18/465639513/2065868187.mp4?download=1&filename=pexels-timo-volz-5544073.mp4",
  "modifications": [
    {
      "name": "country",
      "text": "Tokyo"
    },
    {
      "name": "offer",
      "text": "*from* $105 *per night*"
    }
  ]
}
fetch('https://api.bannerbear.com/v2/videos', {
  method: 'POST',
  body: JSON.stringify(data),
  headers: {
    'Content-Type' : 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : `Bearer ${API_KEY}`
  }
})
View full documentation for Videos ↗

Videos / Advanced

Send a JSON payload of text, external file urls and other attributes to generate videos with multiple overlays that display consecutively.

Javascript
var data = {
  "video_template" : YOUR_VIDEO_TEMPLATE_ID,
  "input_media_url": "https://vod-progressive.akamaized.net/exp=1625501327~acl=%2Fvimeo-prod-skyfire-std-us%2F01%2F3127%2F18%2F465639513%2F2065868187.mp4~hmac=3f051f852d6142e7085a0df4c160ba736b0d933b5a5f668506837e1773e466ca/vimeo-prod-skyfire-std-us/01/3127/18/465639513/2065868187.mp4?download=1&filename=pexels-timo-volz-5544073.mp4",
  "frames": [
    [
      {
        "name": "country",
        "text": "Tokyo"
      },
      {
        "name": "offer",
        "text": "*from* $105 *per night*"
      }
    ],
    [
      {
        "name": "country",
        "text": "Book Now"
      },
      {
        "name": "offer",
        "text": "*from* $105 *per night*"
      }
    ]
  ],
  "trim_to_length_in_seconds": 4
}
fetch('https://api.bannerbear.com/v2/videos', {
  method: 'POST',
  body: JSON.stringify(data),
  headers: {
    'Content-Type' : 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : `Bearer ${API_KEY}`
  }
})
View full documentation for Videos ↗

Movies

Send a JSON payload of external files to join multiple videos or static images into a single movie file.

Javascript
var data = {
  "soundtrack_url": "https://www.looperman.com/media/loops/1297038/looperman-l-1297038-0251297-smooth-japan-guitar-travis-scott-x-the-weeknd.mp3",
  "transition": "fade",
  "inputs": [
    {
      "asset_url": "https://i.imgur.com/hj6QcsL.png",
      "trim_to_length_in_seconds": 3
    },
    {
      "asset_url": "https://videos.bannerbear.com/completed/movie-xWR097K3z0pwl6nAdv.mp4"
    },
    {
      "asset_url": "https://i.imgur.com/hj6QcsL.png",
      "trim_to_length_in_seconds": 3
    }
  ]
}
fetch('https://api.bannerbear.com/v2/movies', {
  method: 'POST',
  body: JSON.stringify(data),
  headers: {
    'Content-Type' : 'application/json',
    'Authorization' : `Bearer ${API_KEY}`
  }
})
View full documentation for Movies ↗

Demo Apps

Try some simple demo apps to see what can be built with the Bannerbear API

Auto generate an Instagram-size visual from a Tweet url in this Bannerbear tech demo

View Demo

Auto generate social preview images for your Github repo in this Bannerbear tech demo

View Demo

Integrations

Generate images and videos using a range of integrations and plugins

Features

Bannerbear combines a powerful template design tool with a simple API

Full Customization

Create templates that match your brand with multiple layers, custom fonts, logos and more

Auto Resizing

Bannerbear auto-resizes text when you generate variations with long titles, product names etc

Artificial Intelligence

Use optional AI to auto detect faces in photos and position them correctly in your banners

Multilingual

Supports any language including Chinese, Japanese, RTL like Arabic, Hebrew and more

API

A simple and RESTful API offers easy integration into your existing platform or apps

Async / Sync

Choose to generate images asynchronously or on-the-fly depending on your needs

Webhooks

Add callbacks to your API requests to integrate Bannerbear into your app logic

Collaboration

Invite team members to help with designing templates or setting up API integrations

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