react-canvas VS React Konva

Compare react-canvas vs React Konva and see what are their differences.

react-canvas

High performance <canvas> rendering for React components (by Flipboard)

React Konva

React + Canvas = Love. JavaScript library for drawing complex canvas graphics using React. (by konvajs)
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react-canvas React Konva
4 3
12,737 4,199
0.3% 1.4%
0.0 5.7
almost 3 years ago about 2 months ago
JavaScript JavaScript
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License MIT License
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react-canvas

Posts with mentions or reviews of react-canvas. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-12.
  • Google Docs will move to canvas based rendering instead of DOM
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-05-12
    I remember Flipboard using canvas to render their UI before using react, which has the same idea, you can look at the repo and their post about it:

    https://github.com/Flipboard/react-canvas

  • Using KonvaJS as canvas with React
    dev.to | 2021-03-25
    React Canvas
  • Is it possible on react native ???
    You can also try using Canvas element in react https://github.com/Flipboard/react-canvas
  • Any js game library where I can use react ?
    reddit.com/r/reactjs | 2021-03-02
    I'm confused, there is react-canvas. Does it just not work very good?

React Konva

Posts with mentions or reviews of React Konva. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.
  • Redux as a global store
    reddit.com/r/reduxjs | 2021-10-11
    This is a known issue for Konva: https://github.com/konvajs/react-konva/issues/188
  • React Renderer for 2d Canvas
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-08-16
  • Can't find good libraries / sdks for advanced image editing in the browser? (including layers)
    reddit.com/r/react | 2021-05-06

What are some alternatives?

When comparing react-canvas and React Konva you can also consider the following projects:

JsBarcode - Barcode generation library written in JavaScript that works in both the browser and on Node.js

Konva - Konva.js is an HTML5 Canvas JavaScript framework that extends the 2d context by enabling canvas interactivity for desktop and mobile applications.

PixiJS - The HTML5 Creation Engine: Create beautiful digital content with the fastest, most flexible 2D WebGL renderer.

x-spreadsheet - A web-based JavaScript(canvas) spreadsheet

A-Frame - :a: web framework for building virtual reality experiences.

ART - Retained mode vector drawing API designed for multiple output modes. There's also a built-in SVG parser.

React ART

react-measurements - A component for measuring & annotating images.

react-static-container