Cloudinary Features / Why Cloudinary?

Key Benefits

Streamline Your Image Management Pipeline

Storage

  • Cloud-based persistent storage
  • Scales to Terabytes and more
  • Highly available redundant storage
Leveraging Amazon S3

Delivery

Fast delivery from a world-wide Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Akamai AWS Leveraging Akamai & Amazon CloudFront

Image Transformation

URL-based on-the-fly transformations
Upload images to the cloud with RESTful APIs. A simple URL access will automatically crop and resize these images for a perfect fit in your web site. No installation required. For example: access the following URL to automatically detect the face in the original image, crop it to a 90x90 image and deliver it through a CDN.
http://res.cloudinary.com/demo/image/upload/w_90,h_90,c_thumb,g_face/butterfly.jpg
90x90 JPG

Image Manipulation

Resize & Crop

  • Scale
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  • Fill
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  • Fit
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  • Pad
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  • Crop
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  • Limit
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  • Percentage Based
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  • Custom Coordinates
    Face_top

Face Detection

  • Face Detection Based Cropping
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  • Thumbnail
    Face_left
  • Multiple Faces Detection
    Couple
  • Pixelate Faces
    Couple

Rotate, Flip and Alter Shape

  • Image Rotation
    Sheep
  • Arbitrary Rotation
    Sheep
  • Automatic Rotation
    Sheep
  • Vertical Flip
    Sheep
  • Horizontal Flip
    Sheep
  • Rounded Corners
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  • Ellipses
    White_chicken
  • Circles
    Face_left

Color Effects & Filters

  • Sepia
    Horses
  • Increase Saturation
    Horses
  • Decrease Saturation
    Horses
  • Grayscale
    Horses
  • Black & White
    Horses
  • Change Hue
    Horses
  • Change Brightness
    Horses
  • Change Contrast
    Horses

More Effects & Filters

  • Blur
    Horses
  • Sharpen
    Horses
  • Vibrance
    Horses
  • Oil Paint
    Horses
  • Pixelate
    Horses
  • Vignette
    Horses
  • Auto Color
    Horses
  • Auto Brightness
    Horses

Overlays & Text

  • Image Overlay
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  • Image Underlay
    Smartphone
  • Watermarks Support
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  • Text Overlay
    Face_center
  • Text Styles
    Sample

Chained Transformations

  • Facebook Profile, Face Thumbnail, Sepia Effect, Rotation, Rounded Corners, Watermark
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  • Video Thumbnail, Face Detection Based Cropping, Rounded Corners, Decrease Saturation
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  • Uploaded Images, Multiple Overlays, Gravity Based Square Filling, Custom Coordinates
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  • Facebook Pictures, Multiple Overlays, Face Detection, Rotation, Flipping, Format Conversion, Hue Changes

Management

  • Powerful
    Management Console
  • Browse all your images
    and transformations
  • Comprehensive statistics
    and usage reports
  • Automate your content
    management using a RESTful API

Development Frameworks

Open source client libraries for all common development frameworks

 

Platform-as-a-Service Add-ons

One click integration with your favorite PaaS

Premium Services

  • Authenticated & private images
  • Custom domain (CNAME) support
  • Dedicated CDN Distribution and S3 buckets