SDWebImage VS SwiftyGif

Compare SDWebImage vs SwiftyGif and see what are their differences.


Asynchronous image downloader with cache support as a UIImageView category (by SDWebImage)


High performance GIF engine (by kirualex)
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SDWebImage SwiftyGif
6 1
24,404 1,664
0.2% -
8.5 3.3
15 days ago 11 days ago
Objective-C Swift
MIT License MIT License
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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 2022-08-04.


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

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

What are some alternatives?

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

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

Nuke - Image loading system

AlamofireImage - AlamofireImage is an image component library for Alamofire

gifu - High-performance animated GIF support for iOS in Swift

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

FLAnimatedImage - Performant animated GIF engine for iOS

YYWebImage - Asynchronous image loading framework.

FastImageCache - iOS library for quickly displaying images while scrolling

AsyncImageView - [DEPRECATED]

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

SwiftGif - [UNMAINTAINED] 🌠 A small UIImage extension with gif support

PhotoEditor SDK - PhotoEditor SDK: A fully customizable photo editor for your app.