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, SVG, WebP.
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.
Embed multiple images one on top of the other, create watermarks, collages and complex effects.
Embed text on top of your images, add textual captions, attributions or copyright notices. Dynamically build advertisement banners with variable content, coupons, greeting cards, business cards and more. Choose from hundreds of available fonts or use your own custom font.
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.
Animated GIFs: Resize, crop and apply effects on animated GIFs. Generate animated GIFs from multiple images. Extract a single frame from an animated GIF.
Social networks profile extraction, smart cropping of profile pictures, placeholder default image support and automatic refresh of profile pictures. Supported networks - Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, 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.
Automatic lossless PNG, JPG, SVG and GIF (including animated GIF) size optimization. Automatic WebP delivery on supported browsers. Dynamic JPG quality control. Automatic stripping of image metadata.
Advanced management console and analytics. Detailed reports and actionable usage insights.
Complete online Digital Asset Management solution with both interactive and full API access. Upload images individually or in bulk, browse existing images, tag images, view and edit image metadata and more.
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.
Cloudinary includes a complete manual image moderation solution to fit into your existing image management pipeline. The service includes a UI console to view and moderate selected uploaded images, and API access to the moderation queues with relevant callbacks.
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.
AngularJS: open source Angular plugin.
Perl: open source Perl library, Mojolicious integration.
Java: open source Java library.
Scala: open source Scala library.
iOS: open source iOS SDK, safe mobile upload support.
Android: open source Android SDK.
PaaS integration add-ons: Heroku, Window Azure, EngineYard, AppFog, cloudControl.
Support - forums, tickets, email, online chat
Cloudinary takes care of your entire image management pipeline. With Cloudinary Add-ons, you can enhance your images even further with powerful functionality.
Cloudinary's add-ons enable automatic image moderation, image categorization, smarter cropping, advanced image compression, face attributes detection, website screenshot generation and more, through a single click integration.
All add-ons are available via simple Cloudinary API calls without requiring separate manual integration with each external service, delivering a seamless image rich web and mobile experience.
Backup to your own S3 bucket
Give multiple users access to your Cloudinary online administration console. Users can be associated with four different roles: Admin, Technical Admin, Billing, Editor. Non-admin users have limited access to different areas of the online console based on their roles.
User administration can be used in conjunction with our multi-account support to manage all your Cloudinary users and brands from a single online management console.
Dedicated CDN Distribution
Dedicated S3 buckets
Custom domain (CNAME) support
With our multi-accounts feature, you can manage multiple different Cloudinary account (brands) under a single master paying account. All your accounts will share the master account's quotas, and will be managable from a single dashboard.
Dedicated integration engineer
Store assets on your own AWS S3
Leverage your existing CDN account (e.g., Akamai)