CarrierWave vs Transloadit

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CarrierWave vs Transloadit: What are the differences?

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; Transloadit: The world's most versatile file uploading & encoding service for developers. Transloadit handles file uploading & file processing for your websites and mobile apps. We can process video, audio, images and documents.

CarrierWave and Transloadit can be categorized as "File Uploads" tools.

CarrierWave is an open source tool with 8.36K GitHub stars and 1.49K GitHub forks. Here's a link to CarrierWave's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of CarrierWave
Pros of Transloadit
  • 2
    Sophisticated and Easy file uploading
  • 1
    Easty setup
  • 9
    Easy setup
  • 6
    Highly customizable
  • 5
    Incredible customer support
  • 4
    So simple and powerful
  • 2
    Easy integration with most languages

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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 Transloadit?

Transloadit handles file uploading & file processing for your websites and mobile apps. We can process video, audio, images and documents.

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What are some alternatives to CarrierWave and Transloadit?
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.
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.
Cloudinary
Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.
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.
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