Process images on the fly with an intuitive URL API

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resize/800x600
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Smart compression

Per-image quality settings, no human involved

Our AI analyzes an image and sets the correct compression level to just before visual artifacts appear. Combine it with an auto-format selection, and you’ve got 
the best compression to quality ratio on the market.

50–60% smaller file size compared to the most popular open-source solutions

Smart crop

Keep what matters in the frame

Make any image fit your layout without losing meaningful parts. Smart CDN detects faces, objects, and corners to set the cropping frame.

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Smart resize

Generate missing background

Extreme resize ratios won’t affect objects. The Smart CDN algorithm will detect the background and stretch it accordingly.

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Infrastructure

Multi-vendor CDN

No matter how big your CDN vendor is, sooner or later an outage will happen. We use multiple CDN providers at once. It expands our global presence and drastically reduces the probability of a major outage.

  • 325,000+nodes worldwide
  • 135countries
  • 3CDN providers
Unified platform

The edge of an entire file handling system

Upload
EncryptionUpload accelerationError handlingMultipart uploadMultifile uploadAttack protectionNetwork issue handlingTime-out handlingUp to 5 TB filesCustom validationWebhooksSigned uploadsUpload APIWhitelabelingCustom OAuth appsCustom CNAMENative iOS & Android
Manage
REST APIStorageUsage monitoringWebhooksScalabilityComplianceEncryptionBackup to S3SearchDurabilityMetadata handlingAvailabilityAutomationHIPAA complianceCustom S3 buckets
Process
AI-based image compressionSmart croppingAuto enhancementBackground removalFace detectionCategorizationObject taggingColor recognitionVideo processingGIF to videoDocument conversionUpscaling imagesWatermarks & overlaysColor profiles supportColor filtersMalware checkingSmart zoomCDN API
Deliver
Content delivery networkAuto responsive imagesTraffic optimizationCustom CNAMEEncryptionDDoS protectionSigned URLsMultiple CDN vendorsAuto image format