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What are some alternatives?

When comparing and libsodium you can also consider the following projects:

OpenSSL - TLS/SSL and crypto library

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

mbedTLS - An open source, portable, easy to use, readable and flexible SSL library

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

Botan - Cryptography Toolkit

libhydrogen - A lightweight, secure, easy-to-use crypto library suitable for constrained environments.

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.

Tiny AES128 in C - Small portable AES128/192/256 in C

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.

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

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

BLAKE3 - the official Rust and C implementations of the BLAKE3 cryptographic hash function