ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site possible, so they need to be set up on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Needless to say, these adjustments are possible if the script app that you employ on your website permits you to carry out such things. The two libraries can easily be used with different website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support over a hundred frequently used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found 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 shared hosting plan that you select when you register. This will allow you to set up multimedia sites without having to worry about any kind of tech restrictions on our end. If you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar website that engages your visitors in some way, you are able to provide them with various editing solutions for the photos which they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, that will provide you with numerous opportunities with regards to what content you're able to offer on your site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can execute every script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or use images, as both are set up and activated by default on the cloud web hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you switch the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they'll be accessible all of the time. Thus, you have numerous alternatives in respect to what features both you and your website visitors will be able to use, regardless of whether you're writing the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you've found on the Internet. You'll be able to employ all sought-after formats for the images that you upload.