ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they ought to be set up on a server if you host your internet sites on it and you want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you will be able to edit any image in many ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Of course, these changes are doable if the script application which you employ on your site enables you to perform such things. The 2 libraries can be used with various website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than a hundred frequently used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled as standard on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the Linux cloud hosting that you select when you register. This will help you build multimedia sites without having to worry about any sort of technical limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar website which engages your guests in some way, you'll be able to provide them with various editing options for the pictures they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, which gives you many different opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to execute every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or use images, because both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud web 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 will be available at all times. This way, you'll have many options in respect to what functions you and your site visitors can employ, no matter if you write the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some app that you've discovered on the Internet. You can employ all widespread formats for the images that you upload.