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This Utility API lets you generate a thumbnail image from a source image and the dimensions (height and width provided). It Supports png, jpeg, jpg, bmp, tiff, gif or webp formats.
This API compresses and resizes the image to create the thumbnail. Image thumbnails can be a valuable tool for optimizing web or mobile applications, improving performance, and enhancing the overall visual experience. Thumbnails can help conserve bandwidth, which can be important for applications that are accessed over limited or slow connections.
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input file: output file

Request example

curl --location --request POST 'https://api.apyhub.com/generate/image/thumbnail/file?output=thumbnail&width=100&height=100&auto_orientation=false&preserve_format=true' \
--header 'apy-token: {{token}}' \
--form 'image=@"test.png"' \
Method: POST
Content Type: multipart/form-data
Query Parameter(s)
outputStringNoThe output file name containing the file.
widthIntegerYesThe width, in pixels, for the thumbnail.
heightIntegerYesThe height, in pixels, for the thumbnail.
auto_orientationBooleanNoIf auto_orientation is set to true, it will enable the API to read the Exif data (if available) and automatically rotate the image based on the orientation information in the Exif metadata, by default it is false.
preserve_formatBooleanNoTo preserve the format of the output image file, set it to true. The default is false, which returns a jpeg image.
Request Body
imageFileYesThe source image file in supported formats such as png, jpeg, jpg, bmp, tiff, gif, or webp.
Sample Response
The method returns the generated thumbnail in the output file mentioned in the URI.

HTTP Response Codes

The method may return one of the following HTTP status codes:
Status CodeDescription
200The request was successful.
401Required authentication information is either missing or not valid for the resource.
400Invalid input - the image file is corrupt or the width and height attributes are not provided.
500If any unexpected error occurs while processing the request


All API requests to ApyHub services need to be authenticated. Currently we support tokens or basic authentication mechanisms. You can generate and view your existing credentials from your workspace settings (on the left side of the navbar) and go to “API Keys".
Points to note:
  • Credential secrets are generated on the fly and are not stored in plain text, so on generating a credential please save the secrets somewhere safe.
  • Use the apy-token as the header parameter to pass the token.
  • Use the Authorization header to send the basic authentication credentials.

Error codes

"error": {
"code": 105,
"message": "Invalid URL"
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