Upload widget 2.0 - Open Beta

Aug 01, 2018

Upload Widget 2.0 live demo app

Cloudinary's Upload Widget is an interactive, feature-rich, simple to integrate tool that enables your users to add content to your website or application.

The upload widget is built from the ground up with the latest technologies, and includes a complete mobile-friendly user interface that enables your users to upload files from a variety of sources like Google Search, Facebook, Dropbox, Instagram and more.

Try it for yourself on our cool new demo page.

For more information about the new Upload Widget, please see our documentation.

If you already use our current Upload Widget, you may want to take a look at our migration tutorial for information about making the switch to v2.0.

We’d love your feedback - please give the new Upload Widget a try and let us know what you think :)

SDK Updates

Jul 24, 2018

Our JAVA SDK has been updated to version 1.19.0:

New functionality:

  • Add support of auto value for start_offset transformation parameter
  • Add support for keyframe interval transformation parameter

Other changes:

  • Fix content range header in chunked upload (force US locale)
  • Keep original filename in uploadLarge before sending the InputStream
  • Update gradle for java 7 TLS fix
  • Fix Api list tags test - verify the list instead of specific tags
  • Cleanup upload preset from testGetUploadPreset (#129)
  • Add int overload to TextLayer.letterSpacing()
  • Fix responsive breakpoint format field implementation
  • Separate modules to run on different travis jobs.
  • Remove test02Resources test (broken and unnecessary).
  • Fix raw convert error message test

Our ANDROID SDK has been updated to version 1.24.1:

  • Integrated cloudinary-core library version to 1.19.0
  • Refactor max error count handling for upload requests.
  • Update libraries and tools versions, fix tests
  • Add consumerProguardFiles to automatically generate proguard rules for consumers.
  • Improve support for immediate time window in upload requests.
  • Fix categorization request test case

Our iOS SDK has been updated to version 2.4.0:

New functionality:

  • Add support for async upload parameter
  • Add support for eager transformation format
  • Add support for automatic quality in transformations. (#150)
  • Add cache max-memory config (#98)
  • Add Keyframe interval transformation parameter (#90)

Other changes:

  • Refactor CLDBaseParam for compatibility with iOS 11.4
  • Remove wrong project config (library search paths)
  • Bump Alamofire version to 4.7.2
  • Fix Alamofire submodule definition
  • Fix signature parameter handling in Management API. (#161)
  • Fix faceCenter and facesCenter values in CLDGravity (#159)
  • Fix calculation of UIImage memory cache cost

Support Choosing Multiple Tagging Add-ons via Upload Preset

Jul 18, 2018

With Cloudinary, you can tag your images with multiple engines by taking the top confidence results of each one.

This feature was available through our SDKs only, and now you can set it up in your upload presets setting.

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For more information, please read our blog post about how to leverage multiple categorization engines for improved automatic tagging.

New Cloudinary DAM solution

Jun 19, 2018

We are excited to officially launch our end-to-end Digital Asset Management solution, which enables creative, marketing and development teams to realize the full value of their assets.

Cloudinary's next generation DAM solution

Our new DAM solution extends Cloudinary's leading media management platform to provide:

  • A completely revamped Media Library, more fun to work with, built on top of our robust platform.
    • Upload any type of asset from any source: local drive, URL, cloud drives, or social networks, or drag & drop directly into the Media Library using our new Upload Widget.
    • Organize and browse assets with intuitive folder navigation. Easily select multiple assets for performing actions such as tagging, downloading, deleting, or organizing them in folders.
    • Search for assets through any combination of criteria such as tags, custom metadata, format, resolution, aspect ratio, and more.
  • AI-powered image analysis which detects faces, colors, objects, celebrities, and text to power advanced search and manipulations.
    AI-powered image analysis
  • An embeddable Media Library UI widget, that allows teams to easily browse, select and manipulate assets from within your organizations' CMS tool or other web apps.
    Responsive media library widget

For more information about our new DAM solution, please refer to our announcement blog post

New Asset Drill-Down Page

May 31, 2018

You can see it by clicking the 'Manage' icon when hovering over each card:

Or by clicking the 'Manage' button when you're in the transformation page:

The new page includes a summary of the asset details, tags & metadata as well as basic management operations: rename, download, copy URL and delete.

For images, you can also see default transformation presets, showing how Cloudinary transformations would apply to this image.

Asset Drill-Down Page

SDK Updates

May 24, 2018

Access Control support for all SDKs has been enabled


Our PHP SDK has been updated to version 1.9.0:

  • Add delete_derived_by_transformation API
  • Add remove_all_tags to Uploader
  • Add resources_by_context to API
  • Support remote URLs in upload_large API
  • Adding Streaming Profile to transformation.
  • Improve PSR-2 compliance

Our Python SDK has been updated to version 1.11.0:

  • Add remove_all_tags to uploader
  • Add add_context and remove_all_context to uploader
  • CloudinaryField width_field and height_field attributes like in ImageField

Our NodeJS (npm) SDK has been updated to version 1.11.0:

  • Replace lodash’s _ with explicitly requiring methods

Additional updates have been made to our:

VP8/9 Support in MPEG-DASH

May 15, 2018

Support for VP8 / VP9 as video codecs and Opus as audio codec in MPEG-DASH.

This is useful in streaming profiles where one could mix and match with h265 and vp9, and complements h265 support with HLS.

Style Transfer 2.0

May 10, 2018

A new algorithm for Cloudinary's Neural Artworks add-on is out! Create stunning neural network art images with our improved style transfer capabilities, transferring styles from any source artwork to any target photo, on-the-fly. By simply adding the style_transfer effect to any delivered image while specifying the image ID of any source artwork as it's overlay.

For example:

Original image


Amazing result

Read more and try it out here

Reports Page Custom Range

May 01, 2018

Support for a custom range in the Reports Page date picker in the management console now available.

Reports Page

Video Auto-Transcript

Apr 26, 2018

Automatically generate SRT and WebVTT speech to text files for uploaded videos.

By using the Google AI Video Transcription Add-on, the transcript is configured in the upload preset, with the following syntax: raw_convert: google_speech(:srt|:vtt)

For example, the following page includes a video with VTT transcript.

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