Changelog: June 10, 2022

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New Video Player SDK

  • ix-video is a new custom video player element that works anywhere. Use it to render HLS streams encoded via the imgix video API or other videos of your choosing.

Video API Now Supports MP4 Format

  • In addition to HLS, the imgix video API now also supports the MP4 format. Choose MP4 for shorter videos or when you want to have control over the video resolution, regardless of the client's bandwidth.

Other Features and Fixes

  • Added support for React 18 to react-imgix.
  • Updated imgix-management-js to provide better flexibility independent of runtime environment.
  • Fixed a bug causing a small number of Web Proxy assets to return an error.

Changelog: May 5, 2022

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Video Playback in Image Manager

  • Videos processed via our Video API can now be played directly in the Image Manager detail view. Contact Us if you would like to learn more about serving video with imgix.

More Flexible Text Positioning

  • New txt-x and txt-y params allow you to more precisely place where you want your text overlay to appear.

Image Manager Simple Search Now Includes Custom Fields

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where auto=format was not correctly returning WebP images for some Edge browsers.
  • Various bug fixes for Image Editing within Image Manager.

Changelog: April 7, 2022

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New Image Editing Capabilities in Image Manager

  • Make simple edits (focalpoint crop, width/height adjustments, format changes) directly in Image Manager and easily download or copy a link to a modified image. Just visit the detail view of an image in Image Manager to try it out.

Chrome Extension for Salesforce Commerce Cloud

Improved Support For Gatsby 4

Changelog: March 3, 2022

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New Salesforce Commerce Cloud Integration

New Magento (Adobe Commerce) Plugin

  • This app allows users to easily connect to imgix via Image Manager within Magento for product creation and page creation. It is compatible with Magento 2 Open Source/Community Edition. Install it and read the user guide here.

Added Inclusion and Exclusion Paths to Image Manager

  • Now you can configure your Source to include or exclude certain paths from asset discovery in Image Manager. This does not affect which assets can be rendered via imgix, only which assets are eligible to appear in Image Manager.

Changelog: February 3, 2022

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Video Now In Limited Availability

  • We are excited to announce that our new Video API is now in Limited Availability for all of our Enterprise Customers. This enables you to process, optimize, and deliver your videos from the same Source you currently serve images from. Contact us if you would like to have the Video API enabled for your account.

Performance Improvements

  • Released upgrades to our image processing resulting in up to 20% faster average render times and up to 34% faster average render times for certain file formats.

Changelog: January 6, 2022

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Log4j Update

  • We would like all of our users to know that imgix does not use Log4j in any of our services so we are not impacted by the recently publicized exploits. As always, we are continuously monitoring our services and staying up to date with security best practices.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where some Purge API requests would intermittently return a 401 Unauthorized error.

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