Kingfisher VS SDWebImage

Compare Kingfisher vs SDWebImage and see what are their differences.

Kingfisher

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

SDWebImage

Asynchronous image downloader with cache support as a UIImageView category (by SDWebImage)
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Kingfisher SDWebImage
19 7
22,788 24,906
- 0.6%
8.4 9.0
3 days ago 5 days ago
Swift Objective-C
MIT License MIT License
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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 2023-05-17.

SDWebImage

Posts with mentions or reviews of SDWebImage. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-08-24.

What are some alternatives?

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

Nuke - Image loading system

AlamofireImage - AlamofireImage is an image component library for Alamofire

SwiftSVG - A simple, performant, and lightweight SVG parser

PINRemoteImage - A thread safe, performant, feature rich image fetcher

SDWebImageSwiftUI - SwiftUI Image loading and Animation framework powered by SDWebImage

AsyncImageView - [DEPRECATED]

YYWebImage - Asynchronous image loading framework.

FastImageCache - iOS library for quickly displaying images while scrolling