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Cloudinary vs ImageKit: What are the differences?

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; ImageKit: Automate image optimization on all platforms. It is an image optimization solution that offers smart image optimization in real-time, enabling you to easily optimize images via dynamic resizing and cropping as well as seamless and fast delivery. The software allows you to reduce images sizes while retaining high quality resolution.

Cloudinary and ImageKit can be primarily classified as "Image Processing and Management" tools.

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, ImageKit provides the following key features:

  • Image Processing
  • Image Optimization
  • Image Compression
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Pros of Cloudinary
Pros of ImageKit
  • 38
    Easy setup
  • 30
    Fast image delivery
  • 26
    Vast array of image manipulation capabilities
  • 20
    Free tier
  • 11
    Heroku add-on
  • 9
    Reduce development costs
  • 7
    Amazing support
  • 6
    Virtually limitless scale
  • 6
    Great libraries for all languages
  • 6
    Heroku plugin
  • 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
  • 4
    Pay as you go pricing
  • 4
    Unlimited thumbnail storage
  • 4
    Unlimited transformations
  • 4
    Easy to integrate
  • 3
    Forever free plan
  • 3
    S3 integration
  • 2
    SDKs for many languages
  • 2
    Quick support
  • 1
    Media library for asset management-tag,organise,search
  • 1
    Performance alerts & Optimization report
  • 1
    Reduces developer efforts
  • 1
    AI based Smart cropping
  • 1
    Fast image delivery

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Cons of Cloudinary
Cons of ImageKit
  • 2
    Paid plan is expensive
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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 ImageKit?

    It is an image optimization solution that offers smart image optimization in real-time, enabling you to easily optimize images via dynamic resizing and cropping as well as seamless and fast delivery. The software allows you to reduce images sizes while retaining high quality resolution.

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    What are some alternatives to Cloudinary and ImageKit?
    CloudFlare
    Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
    imgix
    imgix is a real-time image processing service and CDN. Resize, crop, and edit images simply by changing their URLs.
    Amazon S3
    Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
    Akamai
    If you've ever shopped online, downloaded music, watched a web video or connected to work remotely, you've probably used Akamai's cloud platform. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business online. We remove the complexities of technology, so you can focus on driving your business faster forward.
    Firebase
    Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
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