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Our free plan quota just got much bigger... again!

Amit Sharon
By Amit Sharon
Cloudinary Gives You More…For Free!

We know what it’s like being a start-up, and whether you're running a new venture, or part of a team in a large company - we want to make your life easier and your media shine. Our proposal? Kick off your project with a HUGE free plan, no strings attached.

As websites and apps evolve to be more media rich, managing and optimizing these images and videos becomes a more significant task for many developers and marketers. This is no easy feat, and one that Cloudinary was specifically built to solve.

This actually isn't the first time we're doing this. About three years ago we increased our quota in a similar manner. Recently we felt it was time to further expand our free tier, especially as video is becoming more dominant in the field. By expanding our free tier, you'll have the opportunity to do more, for less.

The free plan quota has been updated as follows:

  • Monthly image and video transformations have been raised by over 250% to 20,000.
  • Managed media storage has been raised by 500% to 10GB.
  • Media viewing bandwidth has been raised by 400% to 20GB.
  • Total images and videos have been raised by 400% to 300,000.

New Free Plan Limits

As part of this change, we’re also unifying our smaller paid tiers. Check out the updated plans in our pricing page. We will also update our PaaS add-on (Heroku, AWS Marketplace, etc.) plans to be aligned with our direct plans - we'll share more details about this in the coming weeks.

Our new expanded free plan is already available, sign up here to see how Cloudinary can help you do more for little or no cost at all. Hope you'll enjoy it :)

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