FreeImage VS CImg

Compare FreeImage vs CImg and see what are their differences.

FreeImage

A custom distribution of FreeImage, with a CMake-based build system. Used by the Athena Game Framework. (by Kanma)

CImg

The CImg Library is a small and open-source C++ toolkit for image processing (by dtschump)
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FreeImage CImg
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49 1,045
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0.0 9.2
over 4 years ago 3 days ago
C C++
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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FreeImage

Posts with mentions or reviews of FreeImage. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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

CImg

Posts with mentions or reviews of CImg. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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

What are some alternatives?

When comparing FreeImage and CImg you can also consider the following projects:

OpenCV - Open Source Computer Vision Library

OpenImageIO - Reading, writing, and processing images in a wide variety of file formats, using a format-agnostic API, aimed at VFX applications.

imagick - Go binding to ImageMagick's MagickWand C API

CxImage

Boost.GIL - Boost.GIL - Generic Image Library | Requires C++11 since Boost 1.68

libvips - A fast image processing library with low memory needs.

GD - GD Graphics Library

tesseract-ocr - Tesseract Open Source OCR Engine (main repository)