libvips VS sharp

Compare libvips vs sharp and see what are their differences.

sharp

High performance Node.js image processing, the fastest module to resize JPEG, PNG, WebP, AVIF and TIFF images. Uses the libvips library. (by lovell)
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libvips sharp
8 34
5,978 21,007
1.8% -
9.6 9.0
5 days ago 5 days ago
C JavaScript
GNU Lesser General Public License v3.0 only Apache License 2.0
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libvips

Posts with mentions or reviews of libvips. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-17.

sharp

Posts with mentions or reviews of sharp. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing libvips and sharp you can also consider the following projects:

jimp - An image processing library written entirely in JavaScript for Node, with zero external or native dependencies.

gm - GraphicsMagick for node

OpenCV - Open Source Computer Vision Library

Next.js - The React Framework

squoosh - Make images smaller using best-in-class codecs, right in the browser.

pica - Resize image in browser with high quality and high speed

lwip - Light Weight Image Processor for NodeJS

imagick - Go binding to ImageMagick's MagickWand C API

GD - GD Graphics Library

sharp-libvips - Packaging scripts to prebuild libvips and its dependencies - you're probably looking for https://github.com/lovell/sharp

probe-image-size - Get image size without full download. Supported image types: JPG, GIF, PNG, WebP, BMP, TIFF, SVG, PSD, ICO.

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