ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they need to be present on a server if you host your websites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Of course, these changes are doable if the script app that you use on your internet site allows you to do such things. The two libraries can easily be used with different web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than 100 widely used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled by default on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the Linux web hosting that you select when you sign up. This will help you create interactive websites without worrying about any tech restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while in case you have a social network or a similar website which engages your guests in some way, you will be able to provide them with a variety of editing options for the images which they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, which will give you many different opportunities regarding what content you will be able to offer on the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can run every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or use images, since both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they shall be accessible at all times. In this way, you will have loads of alternatives in respect to what functions both you and your site visitors will be able to use, no matter if you are writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some app which you have discovered online. You'll be able to take advantage of all the widespread formats for the pictures which you upload.