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CarrierWave vs Shrine: What are the differences?

What is CarrierWave? Classier solution for file uploads for Rails, Sinatra and other Ruby web frameworks. 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? A file upload toolkit. 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.

CarrierWave and Shrine can be primarily classified as "File Uploads" tools.

CarrierWave and Shrine are both open source tools. It seems that CarrierWave with 8.36K GitHub stars and 1.49K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Shrine with 2.31K GitHub stars and 154 GitHub forks.

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.
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          What are some alternatives to CarrierWave and Shrine?
          Paperclip
          It is intended as an easy file attachment library for ActiveRecord. The intent behind it was to keep setup as easy as possible and to treat files as much like other attributes as possible.
          Filestack
          Filepicker helps developers connect to their users' content. Connect, Store, and Process any file from anywhere on the Internet.
          Uploadcare
          Uploadcare is a complete file handling platform for online business. Receive files from you users via File Uploader or File Upload API, implement image optimization and transformations with Image CDN API, and get HIPAA-compliant storage.
          Transloadit
          Transloadit handles file uploading & file processing for your websites and mobile apps. We can process video, audio, images and documents.
          Uppy
          Uppy is a sleek modular file uploader for web browsers. Add it to your app with one line of code, or build a custom version with just the plugins you need via Webpack/Browserify. 100% open source, backed by a company (Transloadit).
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