Latest 0.9.0
License MIT
Platforms ios 9.0, requires ARC

Build Status codecov

Table of Contents


  • Provide a :rotating_light:safe:rotating_light: enviroment for others to learn and grow through Open Source.
  • Make adding Chat:speech_balloon: to a project easy.
  • Enable beautiful and customizable Chat UI’s.
  • Provide an awesome Open Source project for the iOS open source community.
  • Help others learn.


See for Goals, Scope, & Technical Considerations.


CocoaPods Recomended

pod 'MessageKit'


To integrate MessageKit using Carthage, add the following to your Cartfile:

github "MessageKit/MessageKit"


  • iOS9 or later


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  • Please read our Code of Conduct
  • Check the Contributing Guide Lines.
  • Come join us on Slack and 🗣 don’t be a stranger.
  • Check out the current issues and see if you can tackle any of those.
  • Download the project and check out the current code base. Suggest any improvements by opening a new issue.
  • Check out the What’s Next section :point_down: to see where we are headed.
  • Check StackOverflow
  • Install SwiftLint too keep yourself in :neckbeard: style.
  • Be kind and helpful.

What’s Next?

Check out the Releases to see what we are working on next.

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Apps using this library

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Many thanks to the contributors of this project.


MessageKit is released under the MIT License.


Inspired by JSQMessagesViewController :point_left: :100:

Latest podspec

    "name": "MessageKit",
    "version": "0.9.0",
    "license": {
        "type": "MIT",
        "file": ""
    "summary": "An elegant messages UI library for iOS.",
    "homepage": "",
    "social_media_url": "",
    "authors": {
        "Steven Deutsch": "[email protected]"
    "source": {
        "git": "",
        "tag": "0.9.0"
    "source_files": "Sources/**/*.swift",
    "pod_target_xcconfig": {
        "SWIFT_VERSION": "4.0"
    "platforms": {
        "ios": "9.0"
    "ios": {
        "resource_bundles": {
            "MessageKitAssets": "Assets/MessageKitAssets.bundle/Images"
    "requires_arc": true,
    "pushed_with_swift_version": "4.0"

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