Pixelmatch: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v5.3.0(over 1 year ago)

This package was last published over a year ago. It may not be actively maintained.Types definitions are provided via a separate npm package: @types/pixelmatchNumber of direct dependencies: 1Monthly npm downloads

Pixelmatch is a lightweight and fast JavaScript library for image comparison and pixel-level image diffing. It is commonly used in automated visual regression testing to detect visual differences between images. Pixelmatch provides an easy-to-use API for comparing images pixel by pixel and generating diff images that highlight the differences.

Compared to other image comparison libraries, Pixelmatch stands out for its speed and accuracy. It uses an optimized algorithm to efficiently compare large images and produce accurate diff results. It also supports various options for customization, such as adjusting the threshold for detecting differences and ignoring anti-aliasing artifacts.

Pixelmatch is actively maintained and widely adopted in the web development community. It is a reliable choice for ensuring visual consistency and catching unintended visual changes in your applications.

Alternatives: resemble.js, blink-diff, pixelmatchjs

Tags: javascriptimage-comparisonvisual-regression-testingpixel-level-diffing