ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn what ImageMagick is and just what the GD Library is utilized for and why they're so widely common.
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site feasible, so they need to be available on a web server if you host your websites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you'll be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. However, these adjustments are doable if the script app that you employ on your internet site allows you to perform such things. The two libraries can be used with many web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than 100 frequently used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the Linux shared web hosting
that you select when you join us. This will help you set up multimedia sites without worrying about any sort of tech limitations on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar website that engages your guests in some way, you'll be able to provide them with a variety of editing options for the images that they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, that provides you with many different opportunities as to what content you're able to offer on your website.
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 generated, so you can employ all of the attributes of any script application which needs any of the two libraries to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, photo galleries, message boards, and many others. If you are a web developer, you will be able to write the code yourself because we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you are able to run, we support many different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for all of them, which means that the software environment on the servers will not limit your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can have.