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 feasible, so they should be present on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you'll be able to edit any image in many different ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Needless to say, these adjustments are feasible if the script app that you use on your website allows you to carry out such things. The 2 libraries can easily be used with many web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than 100 commonly used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our innovative cloud hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the shared website hosting plan that you select when you register. This will help you build multimedia sites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar website which engages the guests in some way, you're able to provide them with a variety of editing solutions for the pictures which they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, that will give you quite a lot of opportunities as to what content you will be able to offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to run any script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or work with images, because both are set up and activated 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 have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they shall be available at all times. This way, you have many options in respect to what functions you and your site visitors can employ, regardless of whether you write the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app which you have found on the web. You will be able to take advantage of all the widespread formats for the pictures which you upload.