cmac VS OpenSSL

Compare cmac vs OpenSSL and see what are their differences.


Crystal implementation of the Cipher-based Message Authentication Code (CMAC) (by spider-gazelle)
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cmac OpenSSL
1 147
5 23,817
- 1.0%
2.9 9.8
5 months ago 2 days ago
Crystal C
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cmac. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of OpenSSL. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-09-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cmac and OpenSSL you can also consider the following projects:


Crypto++ - free C++ class library of cryptographic schemes

mbedTLS - An open source, portable, easy to use, readable and flexible TLS library, and reference implementation of the PSA Cryptography API. Releases are on a varying cadence, typically around 3 - 6 months between releases.

libsodium - A modern, portable, easy to use crypto library.

LibreSSL - LibreSSL Portable itself. This includes the build scaffold and compatibility layer that builds portable LibreSSL from the OpenBSD source code. Pull requests or patches sent to [email protected] are welcome.

cfssl - CFSSL: Cloudflare's PKI and TLS toolkit

Botan - Cryptography Toolkit

easy-rsa - easy-rsa - Simple shell based CA utility

LibTomCrypt - LibTomCrypt is a fairly comprehensive, modular and portable cryptographic toolkit that provides developers with a vast array of well known published block ciphers, one-way hash functions, chaining modes, pseudo-random number generators, public key cryptography and a plethora of other routines.

Bcrypt - Modern(-ish) password hashing for your software and your servers

s2n - An implementation of the TLS/SSL protocols

GnuPG - Mirror of git:// — master branch contains no changes from upstream.