Blitline vs Thumbor: What are the differences?
Developers describe Blitline as "Image processing in the cloud (cropping, rotating, compositing, filtering)". Blitline drastically reduces the amount of work you need to develop an application that does any image processing. Stop rebuilding the same image processing functionality, let us do it for much less than it would cost you to make and support it. Pay for only the image processing time that your jobs use. We believe your images should be YOUR images. We also believe that you should never be "locked in" to using Blitline. The flexibility of the JSON API means you could stub out Blitline later without ever touching your production/deployed code. On the other hand, Thumbor is detailed as "Allows users to store and load images from anywhere needed". It is a smart imaging service. It enables on-demand crop, resizing and flipping of images. It allows users to store and load images from anywhere needed. It's really simple to implement a new loader or storage.
Blitline and Thumbor can be primarily classified as "Image Processing and Management" tools.
Some of the features offered by Blitline are:
- Industrial Strength- If you are a website that needs to manipulate large numbers of photos, Blitline is your economical solution.
- Convenient- If you are importing photos from an external service and need to crop, thumbnail, or process them, we are your answer.
- Versatile- Screenshots, PDFs, animated GIFs, obscure image formats, we are your one stop shop for all of these.
On the other hand, Thumbor provides the following key features:
- For developers
- For operations
- For designers