FilePond vs Uppy

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FilePond

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FilePond vs Uppy: What are the differences?

FilePond: A flexible and fun JavaScript file upload library. A JavaScript library that can upload anything you throw at it, optimizes images for faster uploads and offers a great, accessible, silky smooth user experience; Uppy: The next open source file uploader for web browsers. 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).

FilePond and Uppy can be categorized as "File Uploads" tools.

Some of the features offered by FilePond are:

  • Accepts directories, files, blobs, local URLs, remote URLs and Data URIs
  • Drop files, select on filesystem, copy and paste files, or add files using the API
  • Async uploading with AJAX, or encode files as base64 data and send along form post

On the other hand, Uppy provides the following key features:

  • React (Native) support (planned)
  • ES6
  • Modular setup

FilePond and Uppy are both open source tools. It seems that Uppy with 20.2K GitHub stars and 981 forks on GitHub has more adoption than FilePond with 7.06K GitHub stars and 347 GitHub forks.

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    What is FilePond?

    A JavaScript library that can upload anything you throw at it, optimizes images for faster uploads and offers a great, accessible, silky smooth user experience.

    What is 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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      CarrierWave
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      Paperclip
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      Transloadit
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