Fast image uploads: secure upload API, version management, remote upload from public URLs, direct uploading from the browser, image transformation on upload, private images support.
Safe high-end storage, leveraging Amazon S3.
Secure redundant backup of all original images uploaded to Cloudinary.
Access historical versions of the same resource.
Cloud-based image transformations, lazy transformations on demand, eager transformations while uploading, named transformations.
Format conversion, rounded corners, opacity manipulation, image flipping, image borders, arbitrary image rotation, automatic rotation based on aspect-ratio or EXIF data.
Image filters & effects: grayscale, black & white, sepia, brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, oil paint, vignette and pixelate, gradient fade, blur, improve, tilt shift, sharpen, color channels, vibrance, fill light and more.
Supported formats: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, ICO, PDF, EPS, PSD.
Chain multiple transformations together.
Image cropping, filling, fitting, padding, scaling, limiting.
Percentage based resizing, custom coordinates and gravity based cropping. Circles & ellipses cropping.
Face detection based image cropping and multiple faces detection.
PDF to image conversion and thumbnail generation, multi-page PDF support, create PDF from separate images.
Sprite generation: merge multiple images into a single image (sprite), automatic CSS generation. Batch transformation of multiple sprite members.
Image overlays and underlays, text overlays and watermarks.
Social networks profile extraction, smart cropping of profile pictures, placeholder default image support and automatic refresh of profile pictures. Supported networks - Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Gravatar.
Video thumbnail extraction from popular video sites: YouTube, Hulu, Vimeo, Animoto, Dailymotion
High performance delivery through CDN. Multiple CDN support - Amazon CloudFront and Akamai. Virtually limitless scale.
Public HTTP and secure HTTPS access to resources, multiple CDN sub-domains support and smart cache settings.
Lossless PNG and JPG size optimization. JPG quality control. Automatic stripping of image metadata.
Advanced management console, analytics and reports.
Media library management: manually upload images, browse existing images, browse transformations and interactive transformation creation.
Secure RESTful APIs: image upload API, raw files upload API, image tag management API, dynamic URL based API and administration & backoffice API.
Easy access to image's Exif, IPTC and XMP information.
Semantic data extraction: predominant colors detection, color histogram and coordinates of detected faces.
Ruby on Rails integration: open source GEM library, CarrierWave plugin, ActiveRecord integration, view helper methods, fast migration tool, replacing RMagick, MiniMagick, ImageMagick and other misspelled magics.
Python and Django: open source Python library, PyPI package available, template helper methods.
Node.js: open source Node.js library, NPM package available, view building helper functions.
PHP: open source PHP library, full sample projects available, view helper methods.
.NET: open source .NET library, NuGet package available, view helper methods.
Perl: open source Perl library, Mojolicious integration.
Java: open source Java library.
iOS: open source iOS SDK, safe mobile upload support.
PaaS integration add-ons: Heroku, Window Azure, EngineYard, AppFog, cloudControl.
Support - forums, tickets, email, online chat
Backup to your own S3 bucket
Dedicated CDN Distribution
Dedicated S3 buckets
Custom domain (CNAME) support
Dedicated integration engineer
Leverage your existing CDN account (e.g., Akamai)