Picasso VS glide

Compare Picasso vs glide and see what are their differences.

Picasso

A powerful image downloading and caching library for Android (by square)

glide

An image loading and caching library for Android focused on smooth scrolling (by bumptech)
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Picasso glide
5 13
18,459 33,318
0.1% 0.3%
7.9 8.2
12 days ago 14 days ago
Kotlin Java
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Picasso

Posts with mentions or reviews of Picasso. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-07-15.

glide

Posts with mentions or reviews of glide. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Picasso and glide you can also consider the following projects:

Coil - Image loading for Android backed by Kotlin Coroutines.

Fresco - An Android library for managing images and the memory they use.

Android-Universal-Image-Loader - Powerful and flexible library for loading, caching and displaying images on Android.

ion - Android Asynchronous Networking and Image Loading

react-native-fast-image - 🚩 FastImage, performant React Native image component.

Glide Bitmap Pool - Glide Bitmap Pool is a memory management library for reusing the bitmap memory

ZXing - ZXing ("Zebra Crossing") barcode scanning library for Java, Android

Thumbnailator - Thumbnailator - a thumbnail generation library for Java