Elite Edition

Includes all plugins from the Creative, Performance, and Essential editions.

To see which plans include these plugins, visit the licenses page.

  • PsdReader plugin - Adds support for PSD source files.
  • WebP plugins - Decode and encode .webp images
  • Faces plugin - Provides face detection
  • CropAround plugin - Automatic cropping based on a set of areas to preserve specified areas.
  • PsdComposer - Dynamically edit and render PSD files - turn layers on and off, edit text layer contents, and apply certain effects.
  • RedEye plugin - Provides sophisticated eye detection and red eye correction
  • MongoReader plugin - Allows GridFS files to be resized and served
  • FFmpeg Plugin - Extract frames from videos by time or percentage. Includes basic blank frame avoidance. Based on ffmpeg.
  • BatchZipper plugin - Asynchronously generated .zip archives of files and resized images. Great for providing customized downloads to customers.

Also includes plugins from the Performance Edition:

  • S3Reader2 plugin - Process and resize images located on a remote Amazon S3 bucket. A VirtualPathProvider. Works best when combined with DiskCache.
  • PrettyGifs plugin - Get rid of ugly .NET GIFs, and get photoshop-like results for GIFs and 8-bit PNG images. Uses tuned octree quantization and smart, adjustable dithering.
  • SQLReader plugin - Process and resize images located in a MS SQL database. Extremely configurable, can work with nearly any database schema.
  • DiskCache plugin - Makes dynamic image processing as responsive and scalable as static images - because they are! Suggested, nay, required for websites with significant traffic. Medium-trust compatible.
  • AzureReader2 plugin - Allows Azure Blob Storage images to be resized and served.
  • AnimatedGifs plugin - Process and resize GIF animations like normal GIF images. Every frame is processed and re-encoded.
  • RemoteReader plugin - Allows images located on external servers to be securely resized and processed as if they existed locally.
  • CloudFront plugin - Allows you to use Amazon CloudFront with the resizer. Highly recommended - offers inexpensive worldwide edge caching and great scalability.
  • FastScaling plugin - FastScaling offers the highest-quality image scaling and sharpening available. It can also be up to 43x faster than Graphics.DrawImage, the default.
  • BlobProviderBase plugin - Base class for creating your own blob provider
  • Also includes plugins from the Creative Edition:

  • SimpleFilters plugin - Adjust photo transparency, brightness, and apply sepia and B&W filters through the querystring. Nearly zero performance overhead - matrix-based.
  • CopyMetadata plugin - Preserve metadata during image processing.
  • FreeImage Plugins - Includes 4 plugins: FreeImageDecoder adds support for RAW & HDR source images - over 20 formats supported. FreeImageEcoder provides 2-4x Faster jpeg encoding. FreeImageResizer adds support for Lanczos3 and CatmullRom scaling. FreeImageBuilder provides an alternate imaging pipeline.
  • AdvancedFilters plugin - Blur, sharpen, remove noise, and perform automatic histogram adjustment. Plus several other cool effects.
  • Watermark plugin - Render multiple image & text overlays and background layers with incredible flexibility and great performance.
  • WIC Plugins - 3 plugins: WicDecoder supports decoding images through WIC, supporting any image codecs installed on the computer. WicEncoder encodes jpeg, gif, and png images through WIC for better performance and more control. Adjust jpeg quality, subsampling, gif dithering, and palette size. WicBuilder provides a completely alternate pipeline, which supports most basic resize/crop/pad operations. 2-4x faster than the default pipeline. Enable on a per-request basis.
  • WhitespaceTrimmer plugin - Automatically trims whitespace off an image using smart edge detection.
  • SeamCarving plugin - Content-aware image resizing.
  • Also includes plugins from the Essential edition:

  • DiagnosticJson plugin -
  • AutoRotate plugin (deprecated, built-in) - Use the EXIF rotation data from the camera to auto-rotate your images.
  • Diagnostics plugin - (default) - Whenever you have an issue, go to localhost/resizer.debug and you'll probably be told what is wrong.
  • Custom Overlay plugin -
  • TinyCache plugin -
  • DefaultEncoder - (default) Adjustable jpeg compression, 24-bit PNG with transparency support, and standard (poor) .NET GIF encoding.
  • DefaultSettings plugin - Allows you to configure the default setting values when commands (like `scale`) are omitted.
  • MvcRoutingShim plugin - Prevent System.Routing from taking over the ImageResizer's requests.
  • Gradient plugin - Create gradients from css, js, or html: /gradient.png?color1=FFFFFFAA&color2=BBBBBB99&width=10&width=10&rotate=90.
  • PdfiumRenderer plugin - Render PDFs to images
  • Image404 plugin - Supply default images instead of a 404 when an image is missing.
  • FolderResizeSyntax plugin - Resize images without using the query string.
  • Drop Shadow plugin - Adds drop-shadow feature (shadowOffset, shadowWidth, shadowColor).
  • PdfRenderer (New in V3.1.3) - Render PDFs to images dynamically, then crop or process them as an image.
  • ImageHandlerSyntax plugin - Migrate websites from other image resizing handlers without breaking any URLs.
  • SizeLimiting plugin - (default)- Limit maximum resolution of photos, or the total size of all processed images.
  • SpeedOrQuality - Gain a 15-30% speed boost by sacrificing rendering quality.
  • VirtualFolder plugin - Create an IIS-like virtual folder that works in Cassini as well as IIS, and doesn't require IIS configuration.
  • ClientCache plugin - (default) - Sets Cache-control, Expires, and Last-modified headers for optimum performance.
  • IEPngFix plugin - Automatically serve GIF versions of PNG files to IE6 and below clients. Opt-in or opt-out, very configurable.
  • Presets plugin - Created named settings groups and reference them with ?preset=name instead of specifying them all in the URL.