ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website possible, so they should be installed on a web server if you host your sites on it and you would want 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 many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. However, these adjustments are feasible if the script application that you employ on your internet site enables you to carry out such things. The 2 libraries could be used with many website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support more than one hundred widely used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled as standard on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the Linux cloud website hosting plan that you select when you join us. This will allow you to create multimedia websites without worrying about any technical 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 if you have a social network or a similar website which engages the visitors in some way, you can offer them a number of editing options for the images which they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, which gives you a number of opportunities with regards to what content you're able to offer on your site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to execute any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or use images, since both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they'll be available all the time. In this way, you have lots of options in respect to what functions both you and your site visitors shall be able to use, regardless if you write the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some app which you've found on the Internet. You are able to employ all sought-after formats for the images which you upload.