Cloudinary as media storage

Posted on October 23, 2019 by Sherlon Gerard

Cloudinary is, like they call themselves, The Media Full Stack of the moment. Cloudinary offers an incredibly feature-rich image and video platform for (web) app developers. Used by small teams to very large companies, Cloudinary scales to any requirement with zero compromise on quality of service.

File Upload & Storage

Securely upload & store as many images and videos as needed, at any scale, from any source. Use a powerful API for fast upload directly from users’ browsers or mobile apps. Rest easy with auto-backups, historical revisions, and flexible storage options.

Media manipulation

With Cloudinary is it possible to automatically perform smart image resizing, cropping and conversion without installing any complex software. Integrate Facebook or Twitter profile image extraction in a snap, in any dimension and style to match your website’s graphics requirements.

As shown in the quick demo here above, you can perform transformations on the fly, but Cloudinary offers comprehensive APIs and administration capabilities and is easy to integrate with any application.


Loading images or videos on your website can be very challenging. A lot needs to be considered, like:

  • Store capacity
  • Caching capabilities for media
  • Buffering (when loading videos)
  • Managing your CDN (Content Delivery Network)
  • Media manipulation code
  • And a lot more…
Using Cloudinary, your media is seamlessly delivered through a fast CDN. Its accelerate the delivery of content to visitors all around the world by caching content across thousands of global delivery servers. Cloudinary leverages leading content delivery networks (CDNs)—Akamai, Fastly, and CloudFront— without integration or maintenance hassles. Cloudinary CDN


Start using it right away for FREE!! No credit-card is needed! The Free Plan comes with 25.000 transformations. In case you need more resources please take a look at their plans.

Uvendia is extendible

PLEASE talk to us, if for any reason you want to use another cloud service like ImageKit or maybe your own custom Media Service, let us know. Uvendia can be extended and customized to any need or special requirement.