ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site feasible, so they should be available on a web server if you host your sites on it and you would like 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, etc. However, these modifications are possible if the script application that you employ on your internet site permits you to carry out such things. The 2 libraries can easily be used with many web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than a hundred widely used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the Linux cloud website hosting package that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to set up multimedia sites without worrying about any kind of technical restrictions on our end. In case you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while when you've got a social network or a similar site which engages your guests in some way, you'll be able to offer them various editing solutions for the images that they upload. You can also convert text to images, that provides you with quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to run any script application that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or work with images, since both are installed and activated as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you upgrade the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they shall be available all the time. Thus, you'll have a number of alternatives in respect to what attributes both you and your website visitors can employ, regardless if you write the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some application that you have discovered online. You'll be able to employ all of the widespread formats for the pictures which you upload.