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Transformation basics (video tutorial)

Last updated: Aug-15-2023


Watch this tutorial to learn the basics of transforming media on the fly. See how to change the dimensions of images and videos, and apply effects simply by changing the URL.

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Transform images using a dynamic URL

Jump to this spot in the video  0:08 Cloudinary allows you to easily transform your assets on the fly by adding and changing parameters in the dynamic URL. The URL contains your cloud name, the Public ID of the asset, and transformation parameters, such as height, width, crop, effects, and more.

Transform videos using a dynamic URL

Jump to this spot in the video  1:00 In a similar way, you can also transform videos simply by adding parameters to the delivery URL.

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