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Attribute Ratings

  • Cloudinary is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

10.0

Cloudinary

100%
6 Ratings
8.0

OpenText MediaBin

80%
1 Rating

Usability

10.0

Cloudinary

100%
2 Ratings

OpenText MediaBin

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Cloudinary

90%
4 Ratings

OpenText MediaBin

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Cloudinary

Cloudinary handles pretty much anything you have related to images. From serving them up efficiently to adding transformations on the fly, there's really little this service doesn't do. Their pricing plans allow you to grow into the right levels and their website dashboards are very helpful. I would easily recommend this for all but the simplest of use cases.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MediaBin

If you want to share (or access) the most current version of any content MediaBin can be useful for ensuring that you are getting the right thing - assuming you can find it. Another useful functionality - OS sharing or exporting different file formats for a file. Often PDF works, but sometimes you need a file in a different image format and the software can allow that.
Clark Gregor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cloudinary

  • Cloudinary is the best in the market for photo and video transformations.
  • Cloudinary takes customer's requests for special features and implements them very quickly.
Manjeet Singh | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MediaBin

  • Export files in multiple formats
  • Help reduce email clutter as a central repository
  • Help with version control
Clark Gregor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cloudinary

  • Their API does require URLs that can get quite lengthy and not always easy to parse on sight.
  • Documentation on how transformations work and what they actually do to your image could be clearer (what does force_strip actually mean?).
  • Although a free tier exists and is quite generous, should you need to acquire a premium plan for your needs the pricing at scale can climb quickly.
Joel Tanzi | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MediaBin

  • Search is often a chellenge - using the file name or "item number" doesn't always bring up the expected results.
  • Navigation is not intuitive in places - finding different functions
  • The export function is powerful but not always clear, several options seem like the same thing. e.g. Do I need FTP ot HTTP download? Do I care?
Clark Gregor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cloudinary

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$49 per month

Cloudinary Editions & Modules

Edition
Programmable Media - Plus$991
Programmable Media - Advanced$2491
Media Optimizer - Scale$491
Programmable Media - EnterpriseCustom Pricing
Digital Asset ManagementCustom Pricing
  1. per month
  2. none
Additional Pricing Details

OpenText MediaBin

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

OpenText MediaBin Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Usability

Cloudinary

Cloudinary 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Cloudinary is very easy to use and offers fast way to upload your images, files and videos to their servers. Then they give you quick ways t implement those files or images onto your website using their API or just a normal URL. They also give you very fast ways to make edits to those files and include them in the url.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MediaBin

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cloudinary

Cloudinary 9.0
Based on 4 answers
We rarely use their support. But when we need it they are always there. They provide great consultation and suggestions to help us manage our costs and resources better. In the last 8 years perhaps we have contacted them 3 or 4 times - which is really really great
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MediaBin

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Cloudinary

Cloudinary seemed to be the most sophisticated with the most documentation and platform support. Other solutions seemed to be a lot harder to implement, however, due to the good documentation and API samples on their GitHub we were able to implement it nicely. Additionally, they have a lot of really well-known brands using them like Wired, Sky News, and eBay which gave us a lot of confidence that this was a good robust solution to use and to help others with
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MediaBin

I was not involved in the selection process but MediaBin seems to be more of a "repository" than a "file-folder" system. It also displays thumbnail previews of files making it useful for sorting through visual elements, like photos or PDFs. I am not certain how it compares with regard to version history.
Clark Gregor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cloudinary

  • Images are essential to our product and using Cloudinary has allowed us to serve them up in a cost-effective and efficient way. Not having to worry about your images frees you up to tackle the real challenges for your product.
Frank Ramirez | TrustRadius Reviewer

OpenText MediaBin

  • This software is more of a tool that resides in the background, so it is difficult to measure ROI.
  • One negative impact is the challenges of managing access and thus limiting productivity when people can't access things.
  • Another negative impact is the poor search functionality reducing productivity in finding the correct files when needed.
Clark Gregor | TrustRadius Reviewer

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