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Increase customer engagement with beautiful digital experiences that are also fast.
Your customers demand a fast, engaging experience across all of your digital properties. Solving your image challenges can streamline your publishing workflows but can also be the key to unlocking better business results for your websites and apps.
Image Manager automatically optimizes each digital image for the best combination of size, quality, and file format suited for each image, browser, and device. Remove costs and headaches associated with creating, storing, and managing images by offloading the artistic transformation of derivative assets to the cloud. The result is high-quality, engaging web and mobile experiences that are fast and easier to manage.
What is Image Manager
High-quality images are proven to be effective in driving better engagement online, but it has become increasingly difficult to deliver a consistent experience across desktop and mobile devices. Often times, website performance gets bogged down by images that are too heavy, and developers are wasting too much time and effort designing or managing solutions to create all of the derivative images for their site or app, not to mention trying to solve the puzzle of when to deliver the right image for each and every user.
Image Manager introduces a simple way to automate your image creation workflow and intelligently optimize and deliver the best image every time. Lighter pages, simplified operations, and less derivative images helps you drive higher revenue and engagement, reduce costs, and gain an advantage in mobile and responsive web design strategies. Improve customer experiences by automatically optimizing web images for both maximum visual quality and performance while reducing the cost and effort to transform images for faster time to market.
What’s New with Image Manager
New media viewer, dynamic policies, and image transformations (including auto crop on faces) simplify and speed up the ability to deliver images optimized for both performance and maximum visual qualityLearn More
Test your Site's Image Weight
At the end of 2016, 63% of an average web site's page weight consisted of images. Take the first step towards better customer engagement by understanding how image weight is impacting your customer’s user experienceREGISTER FOR YOUR FREE IMAGE IMAGE WEIGHT REPORT!
Customer Success Story: Linen Chest
Learn how online home goods retailer Linen Chest accelerated time to market and boosted conversion rate by 19%View the Case Study
Understand the business impact of performance with real user monitoring
mPulse technology and data science provide the capabilities for detailed performance and advanced error analysis, and correlates them directly to business metrics such as conversions, page views, and revenueLEARN MORE
New! Responsive HTML5 Media Viewer (with Media Collections)
Group images and videos together as a collection and display them via a mobile-aware HTML5 interactive 360° viewer with the ability to spin and zoom images, leading to increased customer engagement.
Perceptual Quality Algorithm
Lighten 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.
New! Dynamic Policy-based Artistic Transformations
Need to apply image transformations directly at the code level without using the UI? Dynamic policies enable your developers to create variant images without having to use the UI by simply changing the transformation values via query string parameters, promoting agility and granular controls.
Easy and Flexible Integration
Keep your pristine images in any web-accessible storage location. Image Manager is compatible with your existing publishing and purging workflows, giving you full control over your image assets and infrastructure decisions and allows you to gain maximum benefit from your CDN solution.
Auto-resize for Mobile Screens
Automatically resize images for mobile screens based on the device size so that mobile users are not over-downloading images that are larger (and slower) than they need to be.
Auto Convert Image Format
Automatically detect and convert images to software-specific image formats to take advantage of advanced levels of compression that WebP, JPEG-XR, and JPEG 2000 can offer for users on Chrome/Android, iOS/Safari, and IE/Windows software.
Faster Time to Market
Automate the manual effort to create, modify, and publish artistic and technical derivative image assets for various uses across desktop and mobile sites and apps.
Reduce Storage and Infrastructure Costs
Eliminate DIY imaging infrastructure, store only a single pristine image, dynamically create and cache derivative images on the fly, and improve offload.
Lighter and Faster Pages
Automatically reduce image bytes for all users across desktop and mobile sites and apps, leading to better performance and engagement that drives business results.
Quality Without Compromise
Automatically adjust images for the optimal visual quality at the least number of bytes, so visitors are treated to a web or mobile app experience that is both beautiful and fast.
Improving RWD and mobile app experiences by dynamically transforming online images for mobile screens and networks
Engaging online audiences with an interactive 360° Media Viewer, with support for zoom and spin
Simplifying art-direction challenges and complexity for layout, color, watermark, or other artistic treatments
Reducing the complexity to apply industry best practices in using browser-specific image formats and responsive or mobile-optimized images
Replacing an in-house DIY image transformation process and speeding time to market
Optimizing user-generated content and standardizing web image attributes
Streamlining the creation and delivery of high-quality images for media and entertainment experiences on connected TV apps or set-top devices
Top 8 Considerations for Cloud Image Management
When considering a cloud image optimization solution, there are certain critical factors to keep in mind to ensure your solution can effectively meet your requirements.Download Now
Test your Site's Image Weight
Take the first step towards better customer engagement by understanding how image weight is impacting your customer’s user experience.Get the Report
O'Reilly High Performance Images eBook
Top Akamai image experts teamed up with O'Reilly Media to write a first of its kind book providing useful tips, tricks and practical theory to help developers deliver high performance images on a any website or app.Download the E-book
Infographic: Reducing Web Image Complexity in a Responsive World
In today's image heavy, responsive world providing fast and rich image experiences is complex and expensive. This infographic puts these complexities into perspective and highlights the ways a cloud image management solution can help overcome the image challenge.View the Infographic
White Paper: Simplifying Operations to Deliver Modern web Experiences
The ways the Internet supports our everyday lives have become richer, more engaging, and more mobile. As a result, businesses are constantly challenged with the complex requirements needed to keep users engaged, satisfied, and loyal. This paper describes the top three sources of complexity that threaten the successful delivery of modern web experiences and how to overcome them.Download the White Paper
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