Kingfisher VS PINRemoteImage

Compare Kingfisher vs PINRemoteImage and see what are their differences.

Kingfisher

A lightweight, pure-Swift library for downloading and caching images from the web. (by onevcat)

PINRemoteImage

A thread safe, performant, feature rich image fetcher (by pinterest)
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Kingfisher PINRemoteImage
14 1
20,773 3,955
- -0.1%
8.9 3.1
17 days ago 15 days ago
Swift C
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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Kingfisher

Posts with mentions or reviews of Kingfisher. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-10.
  • Cracking the iOS Interview
    10 projects | dev.to | 10 Sep 2022
    Kingfisher - Download and cache images
  • Almost Netflix: An iOS Netflix Clone built with Appwrite
    2 projects | dev.to | 8 Feb 2022
    Make sure the proper target is selected in the Add to target in the dialog as shown above, then click Add Package button. The package should successfully be added to your project. Now following the same process, this time search for the Kingfisher package using the GitHub URL as the following https://github.com/onevcat/Kingfisher.
  • Awesome macOS Libraries List
    76 projects | dev.to | 21 Jan 2022
    Kingfisher - A lightweight, pure-Swift library for downloading and caching images from the web. Language: Swift.
  • What is your favorite SwiftUI library?
    11 projects | reddit.com/r/SwiftUI | 31 Dec 2021
  • How can I get the image from a URL and make it UIImage?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/swift | 19 Oct 2021
    Urlsession is the native approach, but there are also libraries that asynchronously download and show the images like SDWebImage or Kingfisher
  • The Composable Architecture tutorial
    6 projects | dev.to | 23 Jul 2021
    // swift-tools-version:5.3 // The swift-tools-version declares the minimum version of Swift required to build this package. import PackageDescription let package = Package( name: "DogBreedsComponent", platforms: [.iOS(.v14)], products: [ .library( name: "DogBreedsComponent", targets: ["DogBreedsComponent"] ), ], dependencies: [ // 1. .package( name: "swift-composable-architecture", url: "https://github.com/pointfreeco/swift-composable-architecture.git", .exact("0.17.0") ), // 2. .package( name: "Kingfisher", url: "https://github.com/onevcat/Kingfisher", .exact("6.2.1") ) ], targets: [ .target( name: "DogBreedsComponent", dependencies: [ .product(name: "ComposableArchitecture", package: "swift-composable-architecture"), .product(name: "Kingfisher", package: "Kingfisher") ] ), .testTarget( name: "DogBreedsComponentTests", dependencies: [ "DogBreedsComponent", .product(name: "ComposableArchitecture", package: "swift-composable-architecture") ] ), ] )
  • How do you handle fetching data from REST API and caching?
    3 projects | reddit.com/r/SwiftUI | 31 May 2021
    Image loading, displaying and caching is a very similar problem and it seems there are some pretty good solutions available (e.g. Kingfisher), so I'm quite surprised that I'm struggling to find a popular/reliable/stable solution for (REST) API data.
  • Library Suggestion needed for Image, Video and GIF
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/iOSProgramming | 27 May 2021
    https://github.com/onevcat/Kingfisher is one of many.
  • Top 10 Developer Trends, Thu Sep 24 2020
    10 projects | dev.to | 24 Sep 2020
    onevcat / Kingfisher

PINRemoteImage

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

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

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Kingfisher and PINRemoteImage you can also consider the following projects:

SDWebImage - Asynchronous image downloader with cache support as a UIImageView category

Nuke - Image loading system

AlamofireImage - AlamofireImage is an image component library for Alamofire

SwiftSVG - A simple, performant, and lightweight SVG parser

ImageSlideshow - Swift image slideshow with circular scrolling, timer and full screen viewer

SDWebImageSwiftUI - SwiftUI Image loading and Animation framework powered by SDWebImage

HanekeSwift - A lightweight generic cache for iOS written in Swift with extra love for images.

FastImageCache - iOS library for quickly displaying images while scrolling

AsyncImageView - [DEPRECATED]

APNGKit - High performance and delightful way to play with APNG format in iOS.