FastFormat VS ZXing

Compare FastFormat vs ZXing and see what are their differences.


The fastest, most robust C++ formatting library (by synesissoftware)


ZXing ("Zebra Crossing") barcode scanning library for Java, Android (by zxing)
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FastFormat ZXing
0 25
49 28,908
- 0.7%
0.0 7.6
10 months ago 7 days ago
Makefile Java
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of FastFormat. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning FastFormat yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of ZXing. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-05.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing FastFormat and ZXing you can also consider the following projects:

ZBar - Clone of the mercurial repository


Thumbnailator - Thumbnailator - a thumbnail generation library for Java

C++ Format - A modern formatting library

Tess4J - Java JNA wrapper for Tesseract OCR API

shc-extractor - Extract the JSON payload from SHC QR codes (i.e Québec Covid Vaccination QR Codes)

Picasso - A powerful image downloading and caching library for Android

Imgscalr - Simple Java image-scaling library implementing Chris Campbell's incremental scaling algorithm as well as Java2D's "best-practices" image-scaling techniques.

PHP CPP - Library to build PHP extensions with C++

TwelveMonkeys - TwelveMonkeys ImageIO: Additional plug-ins and extensions for Java's ImageIO

libssh2 - the SSH library