Themis VS libsodium

Compare Themis vs libsodium and see what are their differences.

Themis

Easy to use cryptographic framework for data protection: secure messaging with forward secrecy and secure data storage. Has unified APIs across 14 platforms. (by cossacklabs)

libsodium

A modern, portable, easy to use crypto library. (by jedisct1)
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Themis libsodium
2 19
1,600 10,490
1.3% -
6.9 7.4
4 days ago 14 days ago
C C
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Themis

Posts with mentions or reviews of Themis. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-12.
  • Backstage: cryptographic R&D internship at Cossack Labs
    4 projects | dev.to | 12 May 2021
    Now, the real world work starts. We introduce interns to the world of popular cryptographic libraries, help them to make their first OSS contributions, and let them practice with our cryptographic library Themis which provides a high-level crypto API on 14 languages.

libsodium

Posts with mentions or reviews of libsodium. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-06-18.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Themis and libsodium you can also consider the following projects:

OpenSSL - TLS/SSL and crypto library

Crypto++ - free C++ class library of cryptographic schemes

mbedTLS - An open source, portable, easy to use, readable and flexible SSL library

Bcrypt - Modern(-ish) password hashing for your software and your servers

libhydrogen - A lightweight, secure, easy-to-use crypto library suitable for constrained environments.

Botan - Cryptography Toolkit

DOMPurify - DOMPurify - a DOM-only, super-fast, uber-tolerant XSS sanitizer for HTML, MathML and SVG. DOMPurify works with a secure default, but offers a lot of configurability and hooks. Demo:

LibTomCrypt - LibTomCrypt is a fairly comprehensive, modular and portable cryptographic toolkit that provides developers with a vast array of well known published block ciphers, one-way hash functions, chaining modes, pseudo-random number generators, public key cryptography and a plethora of other routines.

Tiny AES128 in C - Small portable AES128/192/256 in C

cryptography - cryptography is a package designed to expose cryptographic primitives and recipes to Python developers.

LibreSSL - LibreSSL Portable itself. This includes the build scaffold and compatibility layer that builds portable LibreSSL from the OpenBSD source code. Pull requests or patches sent to [email protected] are welcome.

NeDB - The JavaScript Database, for Node.js, nw.js, electron and the browser