Image API reference
Optimize and process your images with simple URL query parameters:
Effortlessly optimize your website's images in real-time with our powerful, scalable, and developer-friendly URL API.
Bytescale supports image optimization, automatic cropping, watermarking, blurring, color adjustments, and more.
Use the latest image technologies to boost your website's performance, such as BlurHash, WebP, and AVIF.
Use Bytescale's image compression, quality, and dimension settings, combined with next-gen formats like WebP and AVIF to significantly reduce your site's bandwidth usage.
The Bytescale CDN is optimized for image delivery, providing low-latency and high-speed transfers, all across the globe.
Optimize your site's images by linking your existing storage (HTTP, S3, etc.) or upload images to Bytescale: wherever your images are, Bytescale can optimize and serve them.
Beautiful dashboards to reveal bandwidth and storage usage in clear and simple terms.
Bytescale is cheaper than most bundled solutions and dedicated image optimization solutions on running costs, due to its permanent caching and economical billing model.
* Bytescale charges based on processing time, which you can control through image compression, image quality, output format, and output dimensions. $0.25 per 1000 images is based on 600ms of processing time per image, which is the approximate time it takes to process a 4000×3000 JPEG into a thumbnail.
Resize and intelligently crop images with our on-demand API. Supports large images (1,000MP).
Convert from PDF, SVG, HEIC, and more to web-safe image formats such as JPG and WebP.
Optimize images using the latest image compression technology, including WebP, AVIF, and more.
Watermark images with repeating text, custom fonts, and even overlay other images.
Automatically crop images by allowing our API decide the best point of interest for your image.
Process your images on-the-fly using simple URL commands with real-time performance.
Upload images with POST requests, or with our SDKs, or manually via the Bytescale Dashboard.
Pull images from external HTTP sources to use Bytescale as a standard pull-based image CDN.
Benefit from a URL API to easily optimize images to web-optimized formats, such as WebP and AVIF.
Use a custom CNAME for your image URLs to strengthen your company's brand.
Integrate external storage: AWS S3, Cloudflare R2, DigitalOcean Spaces, Google Storage & HTTP.
Bytescale allows you to control access to your images via your API through JWT access tokens.
Bytescale offers a Content Ingestion Network (CIN) for image upload traffic.
Invite your team to manage and monitor your organization's account.
Use Bytescale to optimize your site's images in as little as 60 seconds.