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Terser Alternatives

Terser is described as 'JavaScript parser, mangler, optimizer and beautifier toolkit for ES6+' and is an app in the development category. There are five alternatives to Terser for Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Closure Compiler, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Terser are JavaScript Obfuscator, UglifyJS, YUI Compressor and BeautifyTools.

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Terser iconTerser
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Self-Hosted
  • Node.JS

JavaScript parser, mangler, optimizer and beautifier toolkit for ES6+.

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  1. Closure Compiler icon

    Closure Compiler

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    4 alternatives to Closure Compiler 

    The Closure Compiler is a tool for making JavaScript download and run faster. It is a true compiler for JavaScript. Instead of compiling from a source language to machine code, it compiles from JavaScript to better JavaScript.

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    1.  PortableClosure Compiler can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    Online application
  2. JavaScript Obfuscator icon

    JavaScript Obfuscator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    6 alternatives to JavaScript Obfuscator 

    This webapp can obfuscate your JavaScript with various levels of protection, including: self-defending code, domain lock and debug protection. It's based on a open source (Node.js) project, so you can run on your own server if you like.

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  3. UglifyJS icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    6 alternatives to UglifyJS 

    JavaScript minifier, beautifier, mangler and parser toolkit.

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    UglifyJS vs Terser opinions
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    Terser has born as an UglifyJS fork (and UglifyJS is now unmantained)

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  4. YUI Compressor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    5 alternatives to YUI Compressor 

    The goal of JavaScript and CSS minification is always to preserve the operational qualities of the code while reducing its overall byte footprint (both in raw terms and after gzipping, as most JavaScript and CSS served from production web servers is gzipped as part of the HTTP...

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  5. BeautifyTools

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    26 alternatives to BeautifyTools 

    BeautifyTools is a collection of free online utilities useful for developers.

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