10 Best Image Comparison Tools In JavaScript (2022 Update)

by jQueryScript,

What Is Image Comparison?

Image Comparison is an image diff tool to compare the difference between images side by side.

How Image Comparison Works?

An image diff tool stacks two images into one image with a comparison slider so that the visitors can compare the difference via mouse drag as well as touch movements.

Who Are Using Image Comparison Tool?

The Image Comparison Tool is usually used in Ecommerce websites and/or online stores to visually show the difference between before and after using their products.

The Best Image Comparison Tool

There're tons of online image comparison tools out there and I'd like to list here the 10 best JavaScript/jQuery image comparison plugins that help developers create before/after effects for comparing two images for differences. Have fun.

Originally Published Oct 15 2019, updated Feb 26 2022

Table of contents:

jQuery Image Comparison Plugins:

Stylish jQuery Images Comparison Plugin - twentytwenty

twentytwenty is a clean and easy-to-use jQuery plugin that allows you to compare and showcase the difference between two images side by side.

Stylish jQuery Images Comparison Plugin - twentytwenty

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Touch-enabled Image Comparison Slider - Cndk.BeforeAfter.Js

Cndk.BeforeAfter.Js is a tiny yet customizable and mobile-friendly image comparison slider plugin to quickly compare two pictures with mouse and touch events.

Touch-enabled Image Comparison Slider - Cndk.BeforeAfter.Js

[Demo] [Download]


Automatic Any Image Comparison Slider In jQuery

A simple yet fully configurable jQuery plugin to create a horizontal or vertical slider that automatically slides left/right/up/down to compare the difference between before/after images.

Automatic Any Image Comparison Slider In jQuery

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Horizontal/Vertical Image Comparison Slider - jQuery beforeAfter

A before/after image comparison jQuery plugin that creates a custom horizontal or vertical slider to compare two overlapping images for differences.

Horizontal/Vertical Image Comparison Slider - jQuery beforeAfter

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Responsive Mobile-friendly Image Comparison Plugin - Images Compare

A responsive, touch-enabled jQuery image comparison plugin which enables the user to compare two images (after/before) with a slider.

Responsive Mobile-friendly Image Comparison Plugin - Images Compare

[Demo] [Download]


Vanilla JavaScript Image Comparison Plugins:

Before After Comparison Slider With Touch Support

A Vanilla JavaScript mobile-friendly before/after comparison slider to view the difference between two images with mouse move and touch swipe events.

Before After Comparison Slider With Touch Support

[Demo] [Download]


Pixelcompare

A vanilla JavaScript image comparison library that creates an interactive, horizontal or vertical handler bar to compare 2 images for differences.

Interactive Horizontal/Vertical Image Comparison Slider – Pixelcompare

[Demo] [Download]


Modern Lightweight Image Comparison Slider – image-compare-viewer

A modern, lightweight, mobile-compatible image comparison slider written in vanilla JavaScript.

Modern Lightweight Image Comparison Slider – image-compare-viewer

[Demo] [Download]


before-after.js

Yet another JavaScript before/after image comparison library that works both on desktop and mobile.

Touch-friendly Image Comparison Slider In Vanilla JS – before-after.js

[Demo] [Download]


Compare Two Overlapping Images Using Juxtapose.js

A stand-alone Javascript library that allows you to compare two overlapping images with a before/after slider.

Compare Two Overlapping Images Using Juxtapose.js

[Demo] [Download]


Conclusion:

Looking for more jQuery plugins or JavaScript libraries to create awesome Image Diff Tool on the web & mobile? See jQuery Image Comparison and JavaScript Image Comparsion sections for more details.