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Cloudinary vs Uploadcare: What are the differences?

Developers describe Cloudinary as "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. On the other hand, Uploadcare is detailed as "File uploads, media processing, and adaptive delivery for web and mobile". Uploadcare is a complete file handling platform for online business. Receive files from you users via File Uploader or File Upload API, implement image optimization and transformations with Image CDN API, and get HIPAA-compliant storage.

Cloudinary belongs to "Image Processing and Management" category of the tech stack, while Uploadcare can be primarily classified under "File Uploads".

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, Uploadcare provides the following key features:

  • Stores files in Uploadcare Storage or connects to your AWS S3 buckets
  • Delivers content in an instant across 5 continents with Uploadcare CDN
  • Takes minutes to integrate thanks to series of guides for most popular Web platforms, programming languages, and frameworks

"Easy setup" is the primary reason why developers consider Cloudinary over the competitors, whereas "Great team" was stated as the key factor in picking Uploadcare.

According to the StackShare community, Cloudinary has a broader approval, being mentioned in 115 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to Uploadcare, which is listed in 13 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Cloudinary
Pros of Uploadcare
  • 36
    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
  • 8
    Great team
  • 5
    Awesome support
  • 5
    Simple image upload with widget
  • 4
    Easy to integrate into any website
  • 1
    <a href="http://fixbit.com/">useful tool</a>

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Cons of Cloudinary
Cons of Uploadcare
  • 2
    Paid plan is expensive
  • 0
    no cons

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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 Uploadcare?

Uploadcare is a complete file handling platform for online business. Receive files from you users via File Uploader or File Upload API, implement image optimization and transformations with Image CDN API, and get HIPAA-compliant storage.

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Firebase
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Reviews of Cloudinary and Uploadcare
Review of
Cloudinary

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 of
Cloudinary

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

How developers use Cloudinary and Uploadcare
Ana Phi Sancho uses
Cloudinary

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

papaver uses
Cloudinary

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.

Hunt Norment uses
Cloudinary

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

Coolfront Technologies uses
Cloudinary

Used in Coolfront Mobile to store logos.

Hacknocraft uses
Cloudinary

Image hosting and storage