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Cloudinary vs Filestack: What are the differences?

What is Cloudinary? An end-to-end image & video management solution for your web and mobile applications. Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.

What is Filestack? Easy, Powerful File Uploads. Filepicker helps developers connect to their users' content. Connect, Store, and Process any file from anywhere on the Internet.

Cloudinary and Filestack are primarily classified as "Image Processing and Management" and "File Uploads" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Cloudinary are:

  • Upload images to a cloud-based storage
  • Upload video to cloud-based storage
  • Automatic backup and revision tracking

On the other hand, Filestack provides the following key features:

  • Connect your app to everything from Dropbox to Gmail in just 2 lines of code and let Filepicker.io handle the mess of uploading files - we give you a clean, short URL that is easy to store and read from.
  • Your files are stored in your existing S3 bucket. We handle all the complicated javascript and backend APIs to give you a clean and elegant way of saving files directly to your S3 bucket.
  • To make it even easier to work with user content, we enable image post-processing. This way, regardless of what type of file a user uploads from the Cloud or their local device, you can be sure it's in exactly the right size. To convert an image, take the filepicker url and append /convert, along with query parameters specifying what you want to change.
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Pros of Cloudinary
Pros of Filestack
  • 38
    Easy setup
  • 30
    Fast image delivery
  • 26
    Vast array of image manipulation capabilities
  • 21
    Free tier
  • 11
    Heroku add-on
  • 9
    Reduce development costs
  • 7
    Amazing support
  • 6
    Great libraries for all languages
  • 6
    Heroku plugin
  • 6
    Virtually limitless scale
  • 5
    Easy to integrate with Rails
  • 4
    Cheap
  • 3
    Shot setup time
  • 3
    Very easy setup
  • 2
    Solves alot of image problems.
  • 1
    Best in the market and includes free plan
  • 1
    Extremely generous free pricing tier
  • 0
    Fast image delivery, vast array
  • 3
    All the sources I need

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Cons of Cloudinary
Cons of Filestack
  • 3
    Paid plan is expensive
  • 1
    Slow support

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What is Cloudinary?

Cloudinary is a cloud-based service that streamlines websites and mobile applications' entire image and video management needs - uploads, storage, administration, manipulations, and delivery.

What is Filestack?

Filepicker helps developers connect to their users' content. Connect, Store, and Process any file from anywhere on the Internet.

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