ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out what ImageMagick is and just what the GD Library is utilized for and why they are so popular.
If you want to have dynamic images on your website, the web server where you host it ought to have the proper software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a site visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script application. All of these things are feasible via ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which can be set up on a hosting server and that work with a great number of widespread scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you could use images with any web-based application that you would like, no matter what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with more than 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, which means that regardless of which of our Linux shared website hosting services
you buy, both applications will be available and enabled as standard for your new account. They are a part of the software environment for your websites whatever the PHP version that you pick since we provide several different versions. Every custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries so as to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the type of your website, you'll also be able to provide a wide range of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image modifying software on a social network site and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account shall be created, therefore you will be able to use all of the attributes of any script application that needs any of the two libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, message boards, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you are able to write the program code yourself as we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what apps you're able to run, we support a number of different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for any of them, so the software environment on our servers will never limit your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can host.