CarrierWave vs. Shrine

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What is CarrierWave?

This gem provides a simple and extremely flexible way to upload files from Ruby applications. It works well with Rack based web applications, such as Ruby on Rails.

What is Shrine?

Shrine implements a plugin system analogous to Roda’s and Sequel’s. Shrine ships with over 25 plugins, which together provide a great arsenal of features. Where CarrierWave and other file upload libraries favor complex class-level DSLs, Shrine favours simple instance-level interface.
Why do developers choose CarrierWave?
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Why do developers choose Shrine?
Why do you like Shrine?

What are the cons of using CarrierWave?
No Cons submitted yet for CarrierWave
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What are the cons of using Shrine?
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How much does CarrierWave cost?
How much does Shrine cost?
What companies use CarrierWave?
7 companies on StackShare use CarrierWave
What companies use Shrine?
0 companies on StackShare use Shrine
What tools integrate with CarrierWave?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with CarrierWave
What tools integrate with Shrine?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Shrine

What are some alternatives to CarrierWave and Shrine?

  • Filestack - Easy, Powerful File Uploads
  • Uploadcare - File uploads, media processing, and adaptive delivery for web and mobile
  • Transloadit - The world's most versatile file uploading & encoding service for developers
  • Uppy - The next open source file uploader for web browsers

See all alternatives to CarrierWave

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