As you may know, Uploadcare is not just about file
uploading. We also handle delivery via CDN that has URL based API on top of it
to crop, resize and transform images. During past few weeks we have
implemented a number of new image manipulations for you.
Functionality that was awaited by many users! Gaussian blur is a technique
to reduce noise and details from an image. You can choose strength of blurring,
up to 5000 (default is 10):
Another command we have introduced is sharpening (opposite of blurring). We use digital unsharp
masking to make this effect. The sharpening strength can be from 0 to 20
(defaults is 5):
There are two ways to represent compressed data in
JPEG file: Baseline and Progressive. In Baseline JPEG the image is stored
line-by-line, starting from top-left corner, and it loads from top to bottom.
Progressive JPEG divides the file into a series of scans, so user can see
low-quality image while the full image is still loading.
Up until now all
JPEG images were implicitly baseline. Now you have an option to get progressive JPEG:
We have improved our CDN documentation by adding
example pictures to supported image operations. Now you can see what you can get out of