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Cloudinary vs FFMPEG: 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, FFMPEG is detailed as "The universal multimedia toolkit". The universal multimedia toolkit.

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

According to the StackShare community, Cloudinary has a broader approval, being mentioned in 115 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to FFMPEG, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 13 developer stacks.

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Pros of Cloudinary
Pros of FFMPEG
  • 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
  • 4
    Open Source

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Cons of Cloudinary
Cons of FFMPEG
  • 3
    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 FFMPEG?

    The universal multimedia toolkit.

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    What are some alternatives to Cloudinary and FFMPEG?
    Upload.io
    Upload.io is a cloud-based service that makes it easy for developers to upload & transform files from their apps, through simple REST APIs, SDKs, and UI widgets.
    CloudFlare
    Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
    imgix
    imgix is the leading visual media platform that businesses choose to improve user experience, website performance, and cost-saving. imgix offers robust image and video processing, global content delivery, and intelligent asset management.
    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.
    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
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