YUI Compressor Alternatives

    YUI Compressor is described as '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'. There are six alternatives to YUI Compressor for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Node.JS, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Terser, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like YUI Compressor are JavaScript Obfuscator (Free), UglifyJS (Free, Open Source), Closure Compiler (Free, Open Source) and Javascript Minifier (Free).

    This page was last updated Apr 5, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Node.JS
      JavaScript parser, mangler, optimizer and beautifier toolkit for ES6+.
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    1. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      JavaScript minifier, beautifier, mangler and parser toolkit.
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    2. 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.
    3. Minify JavaScript code using Javascript Minifier to make your JavaScript code more optimized for websites. It removes all unnecessary white spaces, newlines and indentation to make smaller JavaScript files.
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    4. JavaScript beautifier takes ugly, minified or obfuscated JavaScript and make it clean, well-formatted code. It gives the code proper indentation, newlines, spaces to make it easier to read.
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