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Image & Video Manager

Automatically optimize and enhance visual media for every user, on any device.

Without adding any new sources of traffic, we saw higher engagement and an increase of page views, sessions, and conversions. Akamai and Image & Video Manager’s capabilities played a significant role in that growth..

Riaz Faride, Principal Consultant

Optimize your images and videos on the fly

Make your pages lighter and faster

Reduce bytes for images, videos, and animated GIFs — without degrading visual quality.

Cut cost and effort of manual enhancements

Automatically enhance images and videos for responsive and adaptive web design.

Simplify asset management; speed time to market

Reduce the churn of managing and storing multiple image and video versions.

Optimized for every visitor. Simplified for developers.

Page weight reduction

Automatically balance quality and performance by optimizing formats and compression levels.

Perceptual quality

Smart algorithm precisely compresses images for max byte reduction imperceptible to the human eye.

Responsive media

Enable browsing across all channels and devices with media adapted for responsive designs.

Automated modifications

Transform images with color changes, cropping, and watermarks without touching the original.

Media viewer

Developers can easily implement and customize a viewer, with media automatically optimized.

Transformations via code

Get creative using code. Chain transformations together on the fly with query string parameters.


Image & Video Manager

Image and Video Manager Demonstration

Media Viewer

Quickly create slideshows with product zoom features and controls. Image & Video Manager even allows you to create 360° views of your products based on the set of images provided.

Mouse over the image to zoom

Tap over image to zoom

Lightens the weight of your images while maintaining the best visual quality by intelligently calculating and applying a precise degree of compression for the maximum level of byte reduction that is imperceptible to the human eye.

Original 395.7 KB Optimized 196 KB

Size Reduction

395.7 KB

196 KB

199.7 KB

50 %

Improvement, Visualized

Original Image 395.7 KB VIEW

Optimized Image 196 KB VIEW

Store only a single pristine asset and dynamically create derivative images to meet artistic requirements managed through policies, making the design process less cumbersome.

Original Image

139.6 KB 2048w x 1210h view original

Load Dynamically Generated Image

Background Color

Dynamic Image Properties



Dynamic Image Properties



Dynamic Image Properties



From 1 to 2048
From 1 to 1210
x=1 to 2048, y=1 to 1210
From 1 to 542
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Image & Video Manager can automatically detect facial features and create dynamically cropped images from your pristine originals.

Facial recognition, dynamic image url

Click on an image to test the facial cropping feature

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Free Trial: Image & Video Manager

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