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Cloudinary vs imgix: 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; imgix: Real-time image resizing service and CDN. imgix is a real-time image processing service and CDN. Resize, crop, and edit images simply by changing their URLs.

Cloudinary and imgix 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, imgix provides the following key features:

  • Process Images - Resize, crop, and composite multiple images simply by changing their URLs.
  • Optimize Images - Change output formats, device-pixel ratios, and chroma subsampling rates.
  • Make Images Responsive - Easily integrate imgix into the latest HTML5 responsive image standards without reprocessing your entire image library.

"Easy setup" is the primary reason why developers consider Cloudinary over the competitors, whereas "Image processing on demand" was stated as the key factor in picking imgix.

According to the StackShare community, Cloudinary has a broader approval, being mentioned in 115 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to imgix, which is listed in 55 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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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 imgix?

imgix is a real-time image processing service and CDN. Resize, crop, and edit images simply by changing their URLs.

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      Review ofCloudinaryCloudinary

      My website is https://cyberindia.in and I manage 95% of my images in cloudinary and I am happy slowly I will move all my images to cloudinary and become more happy :D . On a serious note Cloudinary Rocks ...

      Review ofCloudinaryCloudinary

      The art of technologies and delivering power potential with a huge flexibility makes cloudinary stand out in the crowd.

      How developers use Cloudinary and imgix
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      Ana Phi Sancho uses CloudinaryCloudinary

      Uploaded files are stored in the cloud and immediately made accessible. To transform, optimize and manage images and videos.The Future of Content Delivery and Management.Optimizing Video with Cloudinary and the HTML5 videoPlayer. https://cloudinary.com

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      papaver uses CloudinaryCloudinary

      we used this as our image hosting site at talenthouse. helped the cloundinary team with the video integration as we were one of the first users. also helped patch the cloudinary scala library.

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      Hunt Norment uses CloudinaryCloudinary

      4 years of experience with Cloudinary for cloud-based image processing and CDN.

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      Coolfront Technologies uses CloudinaryCloudinary

      Used in Coolfront Mobile to store logos.

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      Hacknocraft uses CloudinaryCloudinary

      Image hosting and storage

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