cryptography VS PyNacl

Compare cryptography vs PyNacl and see what are their differences.

cryptography

cryptography is a package designed to expose cryptographic primitives and recipes to Python developers. (by pyca)

PyNacl

Python binding to the Networking and Cryptography (NaCl) library (by pyca)
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cryptography PyNacl
64 3
5,189 935
1.5% 0.9%
9.8 6.0
6 days ago 30 days ago
Python C
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later Apache License 2.0
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cryptography

Posts with mentions or reviews of cryptography. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-19.

PyNacl

Posts with mentions or reviews of PyNacl. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-20.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cryptography and PyNacl you can also consider the following projects:

PyCrypto - The Python Cryptography Toolkit

pycryptodome - A self-contained cryptographic library for Python

pyOpenSSL -- A Python wrapper around the OpenSSL library - A Python wrapper around the OpenSSL library

Paramiko - The leading native Python SSHv2 protocol library.

Passlib

Themis - Easy to use cryptographic framework for data protection: secure messaging with forward secrecy and secure data storage. Has unified APIs across 14 platforms.

hashids - Implementation of hashids (http://hashids.org) in Python. Compatible with Python 2 and Python 3

HashLib4Python-CPPWrapper - HashLib4Python is a cython wrapper around HashLib4CPP library that provides an easy to use interface for computing hashes and checksums of strings, files and bytearrays.