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Carrierwave

A modern ruby gem for file uploads in Rails and other frameworks, similar to paperclip and attachment_fu

Paperclip

Paperclip is a library for the Ruby on Rails framework which makes dealing with file attachments easier

Others

Quality Example
Newer gem

"Carrierwave is a newer gem than paperclip and it looks a lot more flexible"

from question "Uploading Pictures Ruby on Rails"

More

"Seems like paperclip is more file oriented and carrierwave is more object oriented"

from question "Make Carrierwave and jpegcam play nice?"

More popularity

"Carrierwave seems to be gaining more popularity than paperclip but most people seem to be on paperclip"

from question "* (no title is found for this review)"

Better

"New to carrierwave already loving it so much better than paperclip"

from question "Rails Carrierwave & s3: wrong number of arguments (2 for 1)"

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