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    500 MB
    1 GB
    Monthly Bandwidth
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  FREE Basic Plus Advanced Enterprise

Upload images to a cloud-based storage


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.

Automatic backup and revision tracking


Secure redundant backup of all original images uploaded to Cloudinary.

Access historical versions of the same resource.

Tons of image manipulations & effects


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.

Smart resizing & face detection based thumbnails


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.

PDFs, sprites, watermarks, social profile pictures


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

Fast CDN delivery with advanced caching


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 image optimization


Lossless PNG and JPG size optimization. JPG quality control. Automatic stripping of image metadata.

Powerful dashboard, media library and reports


Advanced management console, analytics and reports.

Media library management: manually upload images, browse existing images, browse transformations and interactive transformation creation.

RESTful APIs, intuitive URL based transformations


Secure RESTful APIs: image upload API, raw files upload API, image tag management API, dynamic URL based API and administration & backoffice API.

Image metadata and semantic data extraction


Easy access to image's Exif, IPTC and XMP information.

Semantic data extraction: predominant colors detection, color histogram and coordinates of detected faces.

Integration SDKs for web & mobile frameworks


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.

Javascript and jQuery: open source jQuery plugin, client-side image transformation support, direct upload from browser to Cloudinary.

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

Authenticated URLs

Dedicated integration engineer

Leverage your existing CDN account (e.g., Akamai)

Frequently Asked Questions:

    What is Cloudinary for?

    Cloudinary is an end-to-end image management solution for your website and mobile apps. Cloudinary covers everything from image uploads, storage, manipulations, optimizations to delivery.

    You can easily upload images to the cloud, automatically perform smart image manipulations without installing any complex software. All your images are then seamlessly delivered through a fast CDN, optimized and using industry best practices.

    Cloudinary offers comprehensive APIs and administration capabilities and is easy to integrate with new and existing web and mobile applications.

    Can I try Cloudinary before I buy?

    Of-course. Cloudinary has a fully-featured free plan available. Sign up takes just a few seconds and you're ready to go. Sign up now!

    Is the free plan limited?

    You can use the free plan for as long as you want. If your usage requirements ever grow above the free plan's generous usage limits, you can easily upgrade to the plan that best fits your needs.

    What does the price include?

    Cloudinary's price covers all image management, processing, transformation and manipulation features, machines (hardware), all storage and IO costs (using Amazon S3) and all bandwidth usage & requests costs while delivering images through a fast CDN (Akamai and Amazon CloudFront).

    Cloudinary's price will always be more cost effective than doing all of this in-house.

    My website serves lots of TBs of bandwidth. Can you help me?

    Of-course. Cloudinary can handle virtually limitless amount of image uploads, transformations and deliveries. Contact us and tell us about your unique requirements. We'll tailor a plan perfect for your needs.

    How easy it is to integrate Cloudinary with my web or mobile application?

    Integration with Cloudinary is very straightforward. In addition, we have client libraries for all popular development frameworks, thorough documentation, easy to use APIs, and great support. We've got you covered :)

    Who uses Cloudinary?

    Many thousands of websites and mobile applications world-wide. You can see a few of our clients featured on our homepage. Check out what people are saying about us on Twitter.

    What happens if I exceed plan limits?

    Cloudinary's limits are soft limits. Once you exceed these, we'll ping and ask you nicely to upgrade to a plan that best covers your needs.

    How do I upgrade?

    You can upgrade your free or paid account at any time from your management console. Just click any of the upgrade links. You will be discounted for the unused monthly period of your previous plan.

    What Content Delivery Network (CDN) do you use?

    Once on Cloudinary, all of your website's images will be optimized, cached and served via either Amazon CloudFront or Akamai.

    Where are my uploaded images stored?

    Once uploaded to Cloudinary, your images are safely stored on Amazon's S3 and backed up. If you wish, we can back them up to your own S3 as well (available to any of our paid plans).

    I'm already using Cloudinary and I have a question. Help?

    You can post a message on our support site, or email Feedback, partnerships and general inquiries? Contact us here.