Braintree vs PayPal vs Spreedly

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Pros of Braintree
Pros of PayPal
Pros of Spreedly
  • 25
    Well-designed api
  • 18
    Developer friendly
  • 17
    Easy setup
  • 14
  • 6
    Excellent documentation
  • 4
    Great support
  • 3
    Can use paypal and debit card
  • 2
    Test it without obligation, great SDK/API and prices
  • 1
    Great API, awesome docs
  • 195
    Most known service
  • 135
    Consumers know it
  • 113
    It's available for many countries
  • 70
  • 54
    Best way to get paid outside US
  • 35
    Most widely used payment processor
  • 25
    Express Checkout
  • 16
    Consumers trust it
  • 15
    Flexible and secure
  • 6
    Digital Goods for Express Checkout
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    Cons of Braintree
    Cons of PayPal
    Cons of Spreedly
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      Lacking documentation for mobile integrations
    • 1
      Not well written recurring payment api
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      Less countries supported
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      Harder to get started with
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      What is Braintree?

      Braintree replaces traditional payment gateways and merchant accounts. From one touch payments, to mobile SDKs and international sales, we provide everything you need to start accepting payments today.

      What is PayPal?

      PayPal is an online payments and money transfer service that allows you to send money via email, phone, text message or Skype. They offer products to both individuals and businesses alike, including online vendors, auction sites and corporate users. PayPal connects effortlessly to bank accounts and credit cards. PayPal Mobile is one of PayPal’s newest products. It allows you to send payments by text message or by using PayPal’s mobile browser.

      What is Spreedly?

      Our Payments Orchestration Platform secures payments data and optimizes nearly USD 14 billion of annual transactions across virtually any payment service and gateway.

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