WLED VS arduino-esp32

Compare WLED vs arduino-esp32 and see what are their differences.

WLED

Control WS2812B and many more types of digital RGB LEDs with an ESP8266 or ESP32 over WiFi! (by Aircoookie)

arduino-esp32

Arduino core for the ESP32 (by espressif)
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WLED arduino-esp32
255 104
7,946 7,969
- 3.9%
9.5 9.4
4 days ago about 23 hours ago
C++ C
MIT License GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only
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WLED

Posts with mentions or reviews of WLED. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-17.

arduino-esp32

Posts with mentions or reviews of arduino-esp32. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-17.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing WLED and arduino-esp32 you can also consider the following projects:

Tasmota - Alternative firmware for ESP8266 with easy configuration using webUI, OTA updates, automation using timers or rules, expandability and entirely local control over MQTT, HTTP, Serial or KNX. Full documentation at

esp-idf - Espressif IoT Development Framework. Official development framework for Espressif SoCs.

FastLED - The FastLED library for colored LED animation on Arduino. Please direct questions/requests for help to the FastLED Reddit community: http://fastled.io/r We'd like to use github "issues" just for tracking library bugs / enhancements.

OpenRGB

hyperion.ng - The successor to Hyperion aka Hyperion Next Generation

LedFx - LedFx is a network based LED effect controller with support for advanced real-time audio effects! LedFx can control multiple devices and works great with cheap ESP8266 nodes allowing for cost effectvice syncronized effects across your entire house!

painlessMesh

esphome-flasher - Simple GUI tool to flash ESPs over USB

Arduino-HomeKit-ESP8266 - Native Apple HomeKit accessory implementation for the ESP8266 Arduino core.

TinyGo-On-ESP32 - This tutorial will walk you through how to setup Ubuntu 20.10 with Ubuntu Desktop on a Raspberry Pi 4B, install the Espressif ESP-IDF, install Go and TinyGo and finally flash an app to an Espressif ESP32 Microcontroller.

WLED - Control WS2812B RGB LEDs with an ESP8266 over WiFi!