ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widespread graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site doable, so they must be present on a web server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you'll be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Of course, these tweaks are possible if the script app that you use on your site allows you to do such things. The 2 libraries could be used with numerous web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over a hundred commonly used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the Linux web hosting package that you select when you join us. This will allow you to set up multimedia websites without worrying about any tech restrictions on our end. If you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar website that engages your guests in some way, you're able to offer them a number of editing options for the photographs that they upload. You can also convert text to images, that gives you a number of opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to execute any kind of script application that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, as both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you upgrade the PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they shall be available all the time. Thus, you've got a number of options in respect to what functions you and your website visitors can employ, regardless if you are writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app which you've discovered on the worldwide web. You can take advantage of all widespread formats for the photos which you upload.