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Reviewing the Top NFT Data Analysis Tools

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Michael Caloca / ONE37pm

If you are an avid NFT investor, collector, or trader, then it's likely that you use one, if not many of the NFT data analysis tools available on the web.

Although there are several NFT analysis sites available for you to use, each one of them comes with their own list of pros and cons. Don't worry though, I'm here to break down each one of the top NFT data analysis tools plus their pros and cons for you.

1. Rarity.tools

Personally, when I hear the term "NFT rarity tool", I instantly think of Rarity.tools. This NFT analysis tool is devoted to ranking art and collectible NFTs by their rarity. Some popular examples of NFTs they rank include CryptoPunks, Bored Ape Yacht Club, and VeeFriends.

Rarity.tools is one of the most popular data analysis tools in the NFT space right now. Of course, that's not to say it doesn't have it's own list of pros and cons.

Pros:

With Rarity.tools, you are able to easily list and view any generative art or collectible NFT project that you want. As a creator, you can list your NFT project on rarity tools for a flat rate of 2 ETH. Creators benefit from being on rarity tools because the NFT community has come to expect it from these large generative projects and it may help brands form a stronger relationship with their consumers.

As a collector, I enjoy using Rarity Tools myself. The site is super user-friendly and simple to navigate. In terms of ranking, Rarity Tools bestow each trait of an NFT its own rarity score—all of these scores are then added up to form the overall rarity score. This makes it effortless for anyone to quickly verify the rarity of any NFT listed on the site.

When you first land on the Rarity.tools website, you are greeted by the most recently added collections of NFTs. If you continue to scroll down, you are able to view all the collections as well as the top collections ranked by volume.

Rarity tools offers their NFT data analysis service free of charge to consumers; only the creators will have to pay in order to be able drop their NFT project on the site. Overall, Rarity.tools is one of my favorite NFT data analysis resources to find out what’s trending, and what’s not. Moreover, rarity tools grants users access to upcoming NFT sales, giving you the ultimate edge to prepare for any drop.

Cons:

As far as cons are concerned with rarity tools, there are not many that I can think of. If I’m being picky, however, I will say that the fee that rarity.tools charges for creators is pretty steep. So, if an NFT project isn’t willing to pay the listing fee, you will not be able to find that project when using the rarity.tools NFT data analysis tool.

As well, although the site layout is simple, due to the lack of navigational tabs at the top, it may be somewhat confusing for first time users to locate the more recent and top NFT collections—which are found by scrolling down on the landing page or by using the “all collections” button at the top to search for any NFT project.

Besides the costly listing fee for creators and the lack of overall organization, I think Rarity.tools is an uncomplicated NFT data analysis tool that anyone can use effectively.

2. Cryptoslam.io

Cryptoslam hits a home-run when it comes to NFT data analysis tools. Originally brought to my attention by Gary Vee, Cryptoslam provides superb insight on all your favorite NFT projects, including NBA Top Shot.

Pros:

Seriously, Cryptoslam really does hit it out of the park, and that’s why they remain as one of my top free NFT analysis resources. I feel at ease knowing that all the data is displayed right in front of my eyes, all on a single page. This makes navigating the site painless, regardless of your NFT analysis background. 

Cryptoslam covers all-time NFT collection rankings, global indexes, blockchain sales, fan tokens, and top NFT collectible sales by volume. Honestly, what more could you ask for?

Additionally, you can quickly search for players and teams from NBA Top Shot, and lookup owners names and wallet addresses. Simply explained, Cryptoslam has everything you need, right where you need it. Enough said.

Cons:

For users looking for an extravagant NFT data analysis tool, Cryptoslam may fall a bit short. That’s because there is nothing fancy about Cryptoslam. Some people may argue that the simplicity and abundance of data exhibited on the single page is too much.

Overall, when visiting Cryptoslam expect to lay your eyes on a very bland theme with a lot of raw data being supplied. If you are easily overwhelmed by a large amount of numbers, you may want to choose a different NFT data analysis tool to better fit your needs.

3. Opensea.io

Everyone knows Opensea for their robust collection of digital assets, but did you know that they also offer their own NFT analysis tool? Opensea puts collectors in the best position possible, offering users an experience to shop and review NFT analysis data all in one place.

Pros:

One of the obvious pros to Opensea is the fact that they are the largest NFT marketplace by volume, right now. Not only is Opensea the largest marketplace, but they also put forward all the data to back their transactions. 

You can view Opensea’s NFT rankings and activity by clicking “Stats'' on the header of their page. The activity feed is nice because it supplies you with a real time feed of all the activity occurring on the Opensea market.

Even more so, Opensea supports ETH, Polygon, and Klaytn blockchain based NFTs, giving you the capability to keep track of several blockchains using a single tool. When searching, Opensea offers you 9 different categories to filter your NFT from in addition to the blockchain filtering. 

For the most part, Opensea does an exceptional job with both their marketplace and their NFT data analysis tool. I wouldn’t hesitate to give this all-inclusive NFT platform a try. Especially, if you are already familiar with the Opensea marketplace.

Cons:

Of course there has to be some cons, right? With Opensea being the largest NFT marketplace on the web, their NFT analysis tool comes second. What OS provides is an elementary way for anyone to view the top NFTs on Opensea; ranking them by volume, floor price, and a couple other statistics. Nothing more, nothing less. 

This clarity could leave NFT collectors desiring a little more.

4. Icy.tools

It’s no wonder why the creators of this NFT analysis tool chose to go with a name like Icy.tools. The name fits the description of their site rather well being that it is basic, transparent, and frictionless to use even for a beginner.

Pros:

Don’t let the plainness of Icy.tools fool you, Icy was set up with directness in mind. Icy may be presented in an undecorated way, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that Icy’s interface is child's play. The layout is especially user-centric, making this NFT analysis resource simple to use while being easy on the eyes.

Enjoy data such as sales volume and history, discover the latest trends, reveal transaction history, and search for portfolio balances on any wallet address.

Icy is a great analysis tool if you’re looking for the most basic data, but if you want to unlock the premium features you’re going to need to pay extra.

Cons:

Premium access permits users to receive the latest data including; unlimited wallet tracking, charts, and custom alerts. Although this feature could be helpful to some, you are required to pay a monthly fee of 0.03 ETH for premium access.

I believe that Icy is a good option for collectors and traders to use for analysing NFT data, but I don’t believe it’s the best option. Cryptoslam and Opensea both offer more data than Icy, but at no cost to the user.

If you are looking for the best NFT analysis tool, I’m not convinced that Icy is it.

5. Nansen.ai

Nansen.ai is not just your run of the mill NFT analysis tool. What Nansen has done is given their users the ability to identify opportunities in NFT space before everyone else by providing a leaderboard that ranks NFT wallets, by total profit made.

This depth of analysis gives you the insight that you need to strategically manage your own assets and the general approach that you take with your own wallet.

Pros:

Something worth noting is that the ranking of wallets does take into account all the minting fees, secondary market fees and includes data on all ERC-20 tokens, giving users an accurate and precise analysis.

Another noteworthy feature is the option to view the leaderboard for a specific project, which allows you to see who the majority holders are for every project listed.

This tool allows you to track the top players in the game and watch their every move, granting you the knowledge you need in order to build your own portfolio using the same techniques.

Cons:

Understandably, with all the insight that you receive when using Nansen.ai, the service does come at a cost. You can start a 7-day trial with Nansen.ai for only $9.

If you try it and decide that it's worth the extra advantage, you can choose to sign up for a monthly or yearly fee (yearly saves you 22%).

I have to warn you, the fees are not cheap. There are three separate plans you can choose from; standard, VIP, and alpha. Each plan comes with its own perks of course, ranging from $149-3000 per month.

6. Moby.gg

One NFT analysis site that sits under the radar is Moby.gg—used for "real time NFT monitoring". While this resource may not be the most well-known data analysis tool for NFTs, it is a fair option.

Pros:

Something that I believe Moby has done well is they’ve created a site that is very basic and straightforward for users. The various ranking categories; mints, markets, traits, and whale watching are all isolated at the top of the page, making navigating effortless.

As far as the real time monitoring is concerned, it is as accurate within 60 minutes from real time. You can also view 48 hour, 7 day, and 30 day intervals.

Moreover, Moby provides a 10 minute, 60 minute, and 24 hour window to show percentage changes in the market. This kind of visualization gives you the power to spot when a new NFT project has launched and can also help you determine if a project isn't doing so hot.

Altogether, Moby is a very manageable NFT data analysis tool that allows its users to browse numerous NFT projects and keep a close eye on the market, all in an easy to read manner.

Cons:

When you visit Moby.gg, you quickly notice the lack of data displayed on your screen at one time. To be fair, some may not consider this to be a con, but when compared to Crytposlam.io, you can understand where I'm coming from when I decided to list this feature as a con. People want their information fast, organized, and all at once.

I wouldn't complain so much about the data being available on one page if this weren't an article about NFT data analysis tools, but, it is. The other gripe I have with Moby.gg is that some of the tools don't function at all, at the time of writing this article.

For example, the live feed for "mints" is stuck in a loading phase; in addition to that, in order to unlock real time data across all the different feeds, you are required to pay a fee of 0.1 ETH.

This isn't quite as expensive as some of the previously mentioned NFT data analysis resources, but it can still be enough to make people shy away.

To be completely honest, with the exception of Nansen.ai which analyzes wallets, all of these NFT data analysis tools offer similar information, for the same NFTs.

So, when it comes to choosing an NFT data analysis tool, I highly recommend that you try a few of them out and see which tool works best for you and your situation.

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