Android-Universal-Image-Loader VS glide

Compare Android-Universal-Image-Loader vs glide and see what are their differences.


Powerful and flexible library for loading, caching and displaying images on Android. (by nostra13)


An image loading and caching library for Android focused on smooth scrolling (by bumptech)
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Android-Universal-Image-Loader glide
0 15
16,807 33,927
- 0.2%
0.0 8.5
over 1 year ago 6 days ago
Java Java
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of glide. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Android-Universal-Image-Loader and glide you can also consider the following projects:

Coil - Image loading for Android backed by Kotlin Coroutines.

Picasso - A powerful image downloading and caching library for Android

Fresco - An Android library for managing images and the memory they use.

react-native-fast-image - 🚩 FastImage, performant React Native image component.

ion - Android Asynchronous Networking and Image Loading

Glide Bitmap Pool - Glide Bitmap Pool is a memory management library for reusing the bitmap memory

Retrofit - A type-safe HTTP client for Android and the JVM

Kingfisher - A lightweight, pure-Swift library for downloading and caching images from the web.