|API||Draft Version (Status)|
|Image API||3.0.0 ALPHA|
|Presentation API||3.0.0 ALPHA|
|Change Discovery API||0.1.0|
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Please note that the IIIF community does not guarantee the accuracy of any translation. They are linked to for information purposes only, and any discrepancies with the specifications are unintentional. The English versions of the specifications linked above are the definitive versions.
Current IIIF specifications should be used for all new work. Old versions are retained for reference and are listed below. Technical resources and reference implementations of older versions are NOT guaranteed to be maintained across new major versions.
|Old API Version||Notes|
|Authentication API 0.9.4||Published 2016-10-05|
|Image API 2.0||Published 2014-09-11|
|Image API 1.1||Published 2013-09-17|
|Image API 1.0||Published 2012-08-10|
|Presentation API 2.0||Published 2014-08-12|
|Metadata API 1.0||“Metadata API” was replaced with the Presentation API, published 2013-09-16|
|Metadata API 0.9||Draft of the “Metadata API”, published 2013-06-11|
|Search API 0.9||Draft published 2016-04-11|
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IIIF Specifications are created and published following the IIIF Editorial Process.