Audited VS ActsAsParanoid

Compare Audited vs ActsAsParanoid and see what are their differences.


Audited (formerly acts_as_audited) is an ORM extension that logs all changes to your Rails models. (by collectiveidea)


ActiveRecord plugin allowing you to hide and restore records without actually deleting them. (by ActsAsParanoid)
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Audited ActsAsParanoid
3 0
3,079 1,340
0.9% 0.6%
0.0 7.5
20 days ago 19 days ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Audited. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-16.


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

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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Audited and ActsAsParanoid you can also consider the following projects:

PaperTrail - Track changes to your rails models

Paranoia - acts_as_paranoid for Rails 5, 6 and 7

Logidze - Database changes log for Rails

marginalia - Attach comments to ActiveRecord's SQL queries

mongoid-history - Multi-user non-linear history tracking, auditing, undo, redo for mongoid.

Espinita - Audit activerecord models like a boss (and works with rails 4!)

Destroyed At - ActiveRecord Mixin for Safe Destroys

Discard - 🃏🗑 Soft deletes for ActiveRecord done right

PermenantRecords - Rails Plugin - soft-delete your ActiveRecord records. It's like an explicit version of ActsAsParanoid

rails_or - Cleaner syntax for writing OR Query in Rails 5, 6. And also add #or support to Rails 3 and 4.