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Paperclip vs Uploadcare: What are the differences?

What is Paperclip? *A file attachment management for ActiveRecord *. 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.

What is Uploadcare? File uploads, media processing, and adaptive delivery for web and mobile. 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.

Paperclip and Uploadcare belong to "File Uploads" category of the tech stack.

Paperclip is an open source tool with 9.06K GitHub stars and 2.06K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Paperclip's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Uploadcare has a broader approval, being mentioned in 19 company stacks & 17 developers stacks; compared to Paperclip, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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What is 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.

What is 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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        What are some alternatives to Paperclip and Uploadcare?
        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.
        Filestack
        Filepicker helps developers connect to their users' content. Connect, Store, and Process any file from anywhere on the Internet.
        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).
        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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