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Smart Image Management and Manipulation with Cloudinary

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Cloudinary streamlines your web application’s image manipulation needs. Cloudinary’s cloud-based servers automate image uploading, resizing, cropping, optimizing, sprite generation and more.

You can simply upload images to the cloud with RESTful APIs. A simple URL access will automatically crop and resize these images for a perfect fit in your web site. No installation required. Here is an example of one simple URL generated this image with rounded corners, sepia effect, watermark layer on the bottom-left corner and rotated the image by 10 degrees clock-wise.

Cloudinary offers comprehensive APIs and administration capabilities and is easy to integrate with any web application. Cloudinary provides URL and HTTP based APIs that can be easily integrated with any Web development framework, e.g. Ruby on Rails, PHP, jQuery, Node.js and etc…


All images are seamlessly delivered through a fast CDN with advanced caching. Using Cloudinary for managing and delivering your resources significantly improves the performance of your website.

Best of all, they offer a generous free plan with immediate setup for you to try it out. It allows up to 500 MB storage, 1,000 MB monthly bandwidth and over 50,000 images. What are you waiting for? Let’s give it a try now.

  • James

    Hi Ray,

    “What are you waiting for? Let’s give it a try now.”

    Are you letting the sites write the summaries for you, this sounds very much like an ad.

    However… The technology does look very cool.


  • I am sorry that I actually wrote that myself… :(

  • I am sorry that I actually wrote that myself… :(

  • Luca Ruffini

    It seems really cool!

  • ricky martin

    really nice.

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