ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site feasible, so they must be present on a web server if you host your sites on it and you prefer to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you shall be able to edit any image in many different ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. However, these modifications are possible if the script app which 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, etcetera., and support more than one hundred frequently used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them whatever the Linux cloud website hosting that you select when you join us. This will allow you to create interactive websites without worrying about any tech restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while when you've got 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 photos they upload. In addition, you can convert text to pictures, that gives you many different 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 run every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or use images, since both are installed and activated as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they'll be available all of the time. This way, you have lots of options in respect to what features you and your site visitors will be able to employ, regardless if you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some application which you've found on the worldwide web. You are able to employ all of the widespread formats for the pictures that you upload.