Introducing Cloudinary Upload Widget v2

Oct 05, 2018

Introducing Cloudinary Upload Widget v2

Cloudinary's upload widget is a complete, interactive and fully customizable user interface that addresses the upload needs faced by app developers in nearly every market segment, completely eliminating the need to develop in-house interactive media upload capabilities.

For more information, please see the announcement post.

Introducing Cloudinary-Zapier Integration

Sep 20, 2018


Now that Cloudinary connects with Zapier, it's easier than ever to manage images and videos. Zapier can automatically trigger workflows in other apps whenever new resources are uploaded or tagged in Cloudinary. Or you can transform or upload resources or create usage reports in Cloudinary whenever trigger events happen in the other apps you use most.

For details on how to connect Cloudinary with over 1,300 other apps, including Dropbox, Brick FTP, and Box, see Cloudinary's Zapier integration page and Cloudinary integration help & Support.

Android SDK - New Version

Sep 09, 2018

Androis SDK new version

Our Android SDK updated to v1.25.0

In this version, we added one of the most requested features, and now the Android SDK supports immediate upload requests:


For more information about how to use our Mobile SDK, please see this blog post.

Video Player + Ads

Sep 01, 2018

Video Player + ads

Our powerful HTML5 video player, now allowing you to monetize your content with ads. You can show video ads with any tag (VAST, VPAID, and VMAP, as well as ads that are managed with Google’s DoubleClick and AdSense), in any format, on any device. Use ad tags in your video player definition to activate a comprehensive set of advertising options, including banners and pre-, mid- and post-rolls (with or without skip option).

For more information, please see the video player demo page and documentation.

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:

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