ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website feasible, so they ought to be installed on a web server if you host your websites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you will be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Naturally, these tweaks are feasible if the script application that you employ on your website permits you to do such things. The two libraries can be used with a lot of web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support over one hundred commonly used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our leading-edge cloud hosting platform, so no matter which of our cloud web hosting
you obtain, both applications shall be available and activated as standard for your brand new account. They'll be part of the software setting for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you choose since we supply a number of different versions. Each custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries so as to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Depending on the type of your site, you can also provide quite a lot of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network website and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account shall be created, so you will be able to employ all of the features of any script application that needs any of the two libraries to manage images, such as Joomla™
, WordPress, photo galleries, user discussion forums, and many others. If you are a web developer, you're able to write the code yourself since we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you will be able to run, we support a number of different PHP versions - 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 never restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can host.