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BetterSegmentedControl is an easy to use, customizable replacement for UISegmentedControl and UISwitch written in Swift.



  • [x] Can be used as a segmented control or switch
  • [x] Plethora of customizable options from colors to insets, radii, animations
  • [x] Use text or icons as segments, or add your own custom segments
  • [x] Designable straight in Interface Builder
  • [x] Customizable behavior
  • [x] Right-to-left languages support


  • iOS 9.0+
  • Xcode 8+


Swift Package Manager

BetterSegmentedControl is available through Swift Package Manager. To install it, simply go to Xcode under File > Swift Packages > Add Package Dependency...


BetterSegmentedControl is available through CocoaPods. To install it, simply add the following line to your Podfile:

# Swift 5.1
pod 'BetterSegmentedControl', '~> 1.3'

# Swift 4
pod 'BetterSegmentedControl', '1.0'

# Swift 3 / Objective-C
pod 'BetterSegmentedControl', '0.8'


If you prefer using Carthage, simply add BetterSegmentedControl to your Cartfile:

# Swift 5.1
github "gmarm/BetterSegmentedControl" ~> 1.3

# Swift 4
github "gmarm/BetterSegmentedControl" 1.0

# Swift 3 / Objective-C
github "gmarm/BetterSegmentedControl" 0.8


If you prefer not to use CocoaPods or Carthage, you can integrate BetterSegmentedControl into your project manually.


let control = BetterSegmentedControl(
    frame: CGRect(x: 0, y: 0, width: 300, height: 44),
    segments: LabelSegment.segments(withTitles: ["One", "Two", "Three"],
    normalFont: UIFont(name: "HelveticaNeue-Light", size: 14.0)!,
    normalTextColor: .lightGray,
    selectedFont: UIFont(name: "HelveticaNeue-Bold", size: 14.0)!,
    selectedTextColor: .white),
    index: 1,
    options: [.backgroundColor(.darkGray),
control.addTarget(self, action: #selector(ViewController.controlValueChanged(_:)), for: .valueChanged)

You can find different ways of using it (such as by designing it in a Storyboard file) in the example project. To run the example project, clone the repo, and run pod install from the Example directory first.


Feel free to submit Pull Requests or send me your feedback and suggestions!


George Marmaridis


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

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