blake2 VS cryptohash-sha256

Compare blake2 vs cryptohash-sha256 and see what are their differences.


A Haskell library providing BLAKE2 (by haskell-cryptography)


Fast, pure and practical SHA-256 implementation (by haskell-hvr)
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blake2 cryptohash-sha256
0 1
10 21
- -
5.2 4.0
10 months ago 7 months ago
C Haskell
The Unlicense BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of blake2. 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.


Posts with mentions or reviews of cryptohash-sha256. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-26.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing blake2 and cryptohash-sha256 you can also consider the following projects:

xxhash - Haskell implementation of the XXHash algorithm

ed25519 - Minimal ed25519 Haskell package, binding to the ref10 SUPERCOP implementation.

blake3 - official implementations of the BLAKE3 cryptographic hash function

bcrypt - Haskell bindings for bcrypt

scrypt - Haskell bindings to Colin Percival's scrypt implementation.

elliptic-curve - A polymorphic interface for elliptic curve operations

siphash - siphash algorithm in haskell

intel-aes - Haskell package for efficient AES encryption, including Intel AES NI support

cryptohash-md5 - Fast, pure and practical MD5 implementation