We are pleased to announce our official WordPress plugin. You can now install our plugin
to get all your WordPress images optimized, and speed things up for your visitors. More details can be found on our plugin page.
How well does Kraken perform?
We like to think the only way to get your image files smaller after optimizing them with Kraken is to delete them.
The above image has been intelligently compressed by 74% from 907 KB to 236 KB. Spot any difference?
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optimized images and counting!
Why choose Kraken?
Six reasons why you don't need to look any further than Kraken.
Our API was built with developers in mind. No matter which language you use Kraken API will integrate seamlessly with all your services.
S3 and CloudFiles Sync
Kraken API allows you to easily store optimized images directly in Amazon S3 Bucket or Rackspace Cloudfiles Container.
First Class Compression
With its best-in-class algorithms Kraken gives you an incredible level of image compression and optimization.
Lossy Optimization Options
If you decide to sacrifice just a fraction of image quality, you will be able to save up to 90% of the initial file weight.
Want to have your images resized before optimization? Kraken API offers you several methods for resizing and cropping.
Free Web Interface
In case you have a smaller amount of images to be optimized you can always use our 100% free online Web Interface.
Image optimization is important, and you know it.
62% of today's Internet traffic is made up of images. Optimize them with Kraken and save both money and time.
Let us do the hard work.
Optimizing images requires a lot of resources. Offload all the work to our specialized infrastructure and save money. Kraken was designed to help you lower your operational expenses by squeezing every last unnecessary byte out of your images - saving you bandwidth and storage and reducing your page footprints. Our fees are miniscule compared to the savings we will help you achieve.
Speed up your apps and websites.
User experience is all about speed. A faster site will make your users happier. Happier users will buy more of your product and refer you more business. A faster site will get you more traffic and gain you more leads - all of which will contribute to the success of your business. If your site is image-rich, you will need to be extra vigilant in order to keep request sizes down. Kraken will help you with that.
Optimize for mobile and tablets.
With more and more people accessing your content through tablet or mobile devices, reducing your Time to Glass should be one of your top priorities. Dont't waste your user's precious bandwidth with oversized, unoptimized images - they won't like it. You need to serve them images that are not carrying any extra, unnecessary weight. Using Kraken API's resizing feature you can even scale them to the size most appropriate for your target audience.
Supercharge your WordPress.
Got WordPress? Install our plugin and get it loading faster right away. Our WordPress plugin allows you to optimize all images uploaded to your business or blog. Existing images can be optimized from within the Media Library. Any newly uploaded images are optimized on-the-fly. Any generated thumbnails are optimized too. Install Kraken Plugin for a quick and simple way give your WordPress blog an SEO bump!
Get ahead of the competition.
So there you have it. Kraken can help you save both time and money, speed up your apps and rank better on search engines, with little effort. But most importantly: it can help to make your customers and users happier, which will in turn help you get more customers through referrals, and build more traffic. The best time to get started is now. Happy Kraking!
Want to see something magical? Go compress a few PNG's with @KrakenIO. We just shaved 4MB.James Simpson
Just changed the file size on 31 images, as well as Kraken.io'd em, page is now under 1/2 a MB. So much better!Devon Rathie-Wright
What a great tool. Optimized my images with Kraken.io and saved 74.42% total filesize.Jim Olson
Pretty impressed with https://kraken.io so far. Compressed images on a site and saved just over 1mb.Bill Condo