ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a hosting server in order for images to show up on a certain internet site. They enable you to carry out a variety of tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etcetera. These things can be carried out online and in real time, so if you include a static image, for instance, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to show up on the website or for the image to be resized automatically based on the device and resolution which the website visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD may be used with many web programming languages such as PHP, Perl and Python, so you don't have to stick to just one language to develop your internet site. They work with more than one hundred formats, including the most widely used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the Linux website hosting package that you select when you register. This will allow you to create multimedia websites without worrying about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if 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 pictures which they upload. In addition, you can convert text to pictures, that will provide you with a number of opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to execute every script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or use images, as both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they shall be accessible at all times. Thus, you have plenty of alternatives in respect to what attributes both you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, regardless of whether you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some app that you've discovered on the worldwide web. You are able to take advantage of all widespread formats for the pictures that you upload.