Detect faces in images

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The /image/facedetect Robot detects faces in images and returns their coordinates, or cuts them from the original images and returns those as new images.

What can I do with this?

Our /image/facedetect Robot can be used in combination with other Robots, to create powerful workflows unique to your use case. For inspiration, here is an example scenario, with explanations and code for all platforms, that you can also try live on our website:

Our /image/facedetect Robot allows you to easily detect and extract faces from images. It can return...


This Robot supports parameters such as crop, crop_padding, format, min_confidence, faces to influence its behavior. Read all about the technical details in its docs.

Blog posts

We wrote the following posts about the /image/facedetect Robot on our blog:


Transloadit is a SaaS with a subscription model.

Our /image/facedetect Robot counts towards your Plan's data at a normal rate. It does charge a minimum of 1MB whenever it is used. Assuming an average input image of 0.8MB and an output of 0.16MB, that would still have a minum charge of 1MB, so here's what it would approximately cost to detect images per Plan:

Plan Price Costs per file within your Plan Overage Fee
Sandbox (2GB) Free $0.0
to detect 2048 images
Startup (10GB) $49/month $0.0048
to detect the first 10240 images
Small Business (30GB) $99/month $0.0032
to detect the first 30720 images
Medium Business (150GB) $249/month $0.0016
to detect the first 153600 images
Enterprise 📞 - N/A

Just like with your mobile plan, pricing goes down when you commit to larger monthly volumes. When you reach your plan's limit, we'll continue to service you, but remind you to upgrade to more cost-efficient plans. This is unless you explicitly set budgets. You can change plans at any time. More info and available plans on our Pricing page.

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