Caire vs Firesize: What are the differences?
Developers describe Caire as "Content aware image resize library". A content aware image resize library based on the Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing paper. On the other hand, Firesize is detailed as "On the fly image resizing. No code required. Built-in CDN". Firesize is a hosted image processing proxy. It's focused on doing one thing fast: resizing and cropping images on demand. It's a simple url based API allows you to quickly generate images on demand.
Caire and Firesize can be primarily classified as "Image Processing and Management" tools.
Some of the features offered by Caire are:
- Customizable command line support
- Support for both shrinking or enlarging the image
- Resize image both vertically and horizontally
On the other hand, Firesize provides the following key features:
- Processing options specified via URL
- URL signing (for security)
- Process images from anywhere (no uploading to Firesize required)
Caire and Firesize are both open source tools. It seems that Caire with 8.93K GitHub stars and 311 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Firesize with 92 GitHub stars and 40 GitHub forks.