Squid VS HexaPDF

Compare Squid vs HexaPDF and see what are their differences.


A Ruby library to plot charts in PDF files (by nullscreen)


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Squid HexaPDF
0 24
217 1,062
-0.5% -
0.0 0.0
2 months ago 3 days ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License AGPL-3.0, Nonstandard
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Squid. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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


Posts with mentions or reviews of HexaPDF. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-08-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Squid and HexaPDF you can also consider the following projects:

Prawn - Fast, Nimble PDF Writer for Ruby

Wicked Pdf - PDF generator (from HTML) plugin for Ruby on Rails

Pdfkit - A Ruby gem to transform HTML + CSS into PDFs using the command-line utility wkhtmltopdf

CombinePDF - A Pure ruby library to merge PDF files, number pages and maybe more...

RGhost - RGhost is a document creation and conversion API. It uses the Ghostscript framework for the format conversion, utilizes EPS templates and is optimized to work with larger documents. Support(PDF,PS,GIF,TIF,PNG,JPG,etc)

Grover - A Ruby gem to transform HTML into PDFs, PNGs or JPEGs using Google Puppeteer/Chromium

Shrimp - a phantomjs based pdf renderer

Gimli - Utility for converting markup files to pdf files

jsPDF - Client-side JavaScript PDF generation for everyone.