Make UIImage Circular Programmatically

The following Swift code snippet demonstrated how to make a UIImage circular.  It will also show how to:

  • Make UIImage Circular programmatically and
  • How to add a border around UIImage,
  • Change UIImage border color.

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import UIKit
class ViewController: UIViewController {
    @IBOutlet weak var profile_picture: UIImageView!
    override func viewDidLoad() {
        // Make image circular
        profile_picture.layer.cornerRadius = profile_picture.frame.size.width / 2
        profile_picture.clipsToBounds = true
        profile_picture.layer.borderWidth = 3
        profile_picture.layer.borderColor = UIColor.white.cgColor
    override func didReceiveMemoryWarning() {
        // Dispose of any resources that can be recreated.

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