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SimpleHash vs. Covalent: What's the Difference?

See what makes SimpleHash the best NFT API

Dedicated NFT tooling

Made for NFT developers

NFT use cases are becoming more complex. Unlike other alternatives, SimpleHash is focused on covering all NFT data use cases, and keeping up with all the latest standards and developments, so you don't have to.

All major ecosystems
Whichever chains you want to use NFTs on, we have you covered. And we make sure we support all the latest developments and protocols.
White-glove support
Ultra-responsive support and technical guidance, faster than other platforms.
Faster block times
SimpleHash indexes NFTs and NFT metadata within a few seconds, compared to minutes on other platforms
Industry experience
SimpleHash is built by a team of blockchain developers and experts with deep insight and experience in the NFT space, meaning we can help you with any NFT use case.

SimpleHash vs. the Covalent NFT API

Ecosystem support

Unified NFT ecosystem supportand the ability to query multiple chains at once with the same schema.

This means you don't have to deal with the complexity and inefficiency of querying multiple APIs to get the data you need for each wallet or user.

Marketplace data

Expanded coverageincludes sales, floor prices, current and historical listings on Blur, OpenSea, X2Y2, LooksRare, Tensor, Magic Eden, Trove.

Without broad coverage of NFT market data, you can't give users a full picture into the value of their collectibles.

Media handling

Enhanced capabilitiesincluding quicker caching, adaptable previews, 3D model & video thumbnails, blurhashes, aspect ratios, detailed media metadata.

Reduce the amount of engineering time and cost spent on dealing with media pipelines, caching and conversions.

Developer experience

Diverse access methodsalso use webhooks, Kafka bulk streams, direct S3 export. Uniform request weighting (1:1) — no confusing billing processes.

Access NFT data via the delivery method that best suits your application. Easily ingest data into your own data warehouse or analytics platform.


Wider NFT use cases coverageLLM driven spam scores, OpenRarity, uniform trait data, optional market insights (+ NFT quantities, market valuations), reveal/drop event detection.

Stay at the forefront of NFT standards, and weed out spam and low-quality NFTs.

Collection handling

Improved management of difficult scenariosAccurate sub-collection handling, automated collection updates and faster metadata refreshing.

Ensure your users have a seamless experience, and have their collections accurately grouped, without stale data or missing collectibles.

SimpleHash has built a product that demonstrates they truly understand their customers' pain points with NFT data. Their ability to anticipate needs and ship features before customers even know they need them makes them the best NFT data provider in this space.

Find Out Why SimpleHash is a Better Option than the Covalent NFT API

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