Adyen vs Recurly

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Adyen vs Recurly: What are the differences?

Developers describe Adyen as "One integration allows businesses to accept 250 payment methods, from wherever people pay". A payments technology company that provides a single global platform to accept payments anywhere in the world. Businesses can process payments across online, mobile and in-store (POS) with over 250 payment methods and 187 currencies. On the other hand, Recurly is detailed as "Subscription Billing. Zen Simplicity". Recurly is the leading pay-as-you-go recurring billing service because setup is easy, integrations are quick, and our service grows with the needs of your business.

Adyen and Recurly can be categorized as "Payment Services" tools.

Some of the features offered by Adyen are:

  • Adyen support over 250 specific payment methods and all valid currencies. Our broad payment methods network offers 187 transaction and 17 settlement currencies across six continents.
  • Hosted Payment Pages
  • Direct API

On the other hand, Recurly provides the following key features:

  • Subscription Plans
  • Account Dashboard
  • Dunning Management

"Great customer support" is the top reason why over 6 developers like Adyen, while over 17 developers mention "Recurring billing" as the leading cause for choosing Recurly.

According to the StackShare community, Recurly has a broader approval, being mentioned in 39 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Adyen, which is listed in 21 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

Advice on Adyen and Recurly
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We're looking for a payment gateway with a robust and dependable API. We will be accepting recurring payments for premium plans on our website, preferably in as many regions as possible.

While looking for Stripe alternatives, we found Adyen, which seemed like a viable option - we would love to hear your thoughts!

I appreciate your time reading this message and hope to hear back from you about your experiences with payment gateways!

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Stripe BillingStripe Billing

I would recommend Stripe because it has a feature called Billing which is built for Premium plans. While adyen has more Payment Options, Stripe has lesser charging rates per transaction. But this also depends if your product is available worldwide or to specific nations. If you want to go worldwide, I would recommend Adyen as It is scalable. If you want to go for some specific nations Stripe will be better and easier to integrate but Stripe will also be great if you are worldwide.

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Decisions about Adyen and Recurly
Kilian Stallinger
CTO | Backend-Engineer at Krew · | 4 upvotes · 51.9K views

Stripe is very well known for its developer experience and great documentation. We considered Recurly and other tools because of the easy tax-automations and subscription handling.

But lately Stripe introduces its own tax-handling feature, and it was just a perfect match for our usecase. Also we are migrating some of our billing to a Pay-per-Use system, wich Stripe supports very well.

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Pros of Adyen
Pros of Recurly
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    Truly international solution
  • 8
    Great customer support
  • 7
    Great documentation
  • 6
    Well-designed API
  • 5
    Easy setup
  • 4
    Omni-channel solution
  • 4
    Secure
  • 3
    PCI Compliance
  • 20
    Recurring billing
  • 10
    Simplicity
  • 9
    Works with multiple gateways
  • 9
    Supports Value Added Tax
  • 7
    Great support & easy to use
  • 4
    Simple
  • 3
    Amazing

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What is Adyen?

A payments technology company that provides a single global platform to accept payments anywhere in the world. Businesses can process payments across online, mobile and in-store (POS) with over 250 payment methods and 187 currencies.

What is Recurly?

Recurly is the leading pay-as-you-go recurring billing service because setup is easy, integrations are quick, and our service grows with the needs of your business.

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Braintree
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Wirecard
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