ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out more about ImageMagick and GD Library to discover why they are currently present on almost every web server.
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widespread graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they must be available on a web server if you host your websites on it and you would want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you will be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. However, these changes are possible if the script application that you employ on your internet site enables you to do such things. The 2 libraries can be used with various programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support over a hundred popular image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the Linux shared website hosting
that you select when you join us. This will help you build interactive websites without worrying about any sort of technical restrictions on our end. If you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you have a social network or a similar website which engages the guests in some way, you can provide them with a variety of editing solutions for the photos they upload. You can also convert text to images, that will give you numerous opportunities regarding what content you'll be able to offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud web hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server
account will be generated, so you'll be able to take advantage of all of the attributes of any script app which requires any of these 2 libraries so as to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, forums, and many others. In case you are a web developer, you will be able to write the program code yourself as we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what sort of apps you'll be able to run, we support several different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for any of them, which means that the software environment on our servers will not restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can host.