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 ought to be set up on a server if you host your sites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Naturally, these changes are possible if the script application that you employ on your site allows you to perform such things. The 2 libraries can be used with numerous website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than one hundred popular image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform, so regardless of which of our Linux shared hosting you purchase, both applications shall be available and enabled as standard for your brand new account. They're part of the software environment for your websites whatever the PHP version that you choose since we offer several different versions. Any kind of custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries in order to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Depending on the type of your site, you can also provide various options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network website and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to execute any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or use images, because both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may switch the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they'll be accessible at all times. This way, you have numerous options in respect to what attributes both you and your website visitors can use, no matter if you write the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you have found online. You'll be able to take advantage of all the sought-after formats for the images that you upload.