ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they need to be installed 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 set up, you'll be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Needless to say, these adjustments are possible if the script app which you employ on your site permits you to do such things. The 2 libraries can easily be used with different website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than 100 widely used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the web hosting service
that you select when you register. This will help you set up interactive websites without having to worry about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. In case you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar website that engages your visitors in some way, you're able to provide them with a number of editing options for the photographs they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which provides you with many different opportunities as to what content you're able to offer on your site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account will be set up, which means that you can employ all the features of any script application which requires any of these 2 libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, message boards, and the like. If you are a website designer, you can write the program code yourself since we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what kind of apps you are able to run, we support many different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for each of them, which means that the software environment on the servers will never limit your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can have.