Picasso VS Thumbnailator

Compare Picasso vs Thumbnailator and see what are their differences.


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


Thumbnailator - a thumbnail generation library for Java (by coobird)
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Picasso Thumbnailator
5 0
18,451 4,480
0.2% -
8.0 2.6
about 2 months ago 29 days ago
Kotlin Java
Apache License 2.0 MIT License
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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.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Thumbnailator. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

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

What are some alternatives?

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

Imgscalr - Simple Java image-scaling library implementing Chris Campbell's incremental scaling algorithm as well as Java2D's "best-practices" image-scaling techniques.

glide - An image loading and caching library for Android focused on smooth scrolling

Coil - Image loading for Android backed by Kotlin Coroutines.

TwelveMonkeys - TwelveMonkeys ImageIO: Additional plug-ins and extensions for Java's ImageIO

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

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

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

ion - Android Asynchronous Networking and Image Loading

Tess4J - Java JNA wrapper for Tesseract OCR API

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