Is there a modern OOP image processing lib for PHP?

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  • Imagine

    PHP Object Oriented image manipulation library

    The best thing we've found so far is avalanche123/Imagine but its pretty much outdated and abandoned.

  • Intervention Image

    PHP Image Manipulation

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  • sharp

    High performance Node.js image processing, the fastest module to resize JPEG, PNG, WebP, AVIF and TIFF images. Uses the libvips library.

    Finally the ultimate solution as we are based on AWS is to use AWS Lambda + Sharp ( with CloudFront Signed URL for serving thumbnails in a very secure way. This way you can also tweak the security according to your own requirements (can User access this thumbnail or not based on his JWT Token and permission in DB).

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