Wire VS Protobuf

Compare Wire vs Protobuf and see what are their differences.

Wire

gRPC and protocol buffers for Android, Kotlin, and Java. (by square)
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Wire Protobuf
1 76
3,688 52,735
0.9% 1.6%
9.3 9.7
7 days ago 7 days ago
Kotlin C++
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Wire

Posts with mentions or reviews of Wire. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-01.

Protobuf

Posts with mentions or reviews of Protobuf. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Wire and Protobuf you can also consider the following projects:

FlatBuffers - FlatBuffers: Memory Efficient Serialization Library

SBE - Simple Binary Encoding (SBE) - High Performance Message Codec

MessagePack - MessagePack implementation for C and C++ / msgpack.org[C/C++]

cereal - A C++11 library for serialization

Apache Avro - Apache Avro is a data serialization system.

Apache Parquet - Apache Parquet

Bond - Bond is a cross-platform framework for working with schematized data. It supports cross-language de/serialization and powerful generic mechanisms for efficiently manipulating data. Bond is broadly used at Microsoft in high scale services.

Boost.Serialization - Boost.org serialization module

Apache Thrift - Apache Thrift

MessagePack for C# (.NET, .NET Core, Unity, Xamarin) - Extremely Fast MessagePack Serializer for C#(.NET, .NET Core, Unity, Xamarin). / msgpack.org[C#]

Protobuf.NET - Protocol Buffers library for idiomatic .NET

Json.NET - Json.NET is a popular high-performance JSON framework for .NET