ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a server in order for images to appear on a given website. They allow you to carry out a variety of tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etc. These things can certainly be performed online and in real time, so if you add a static image, for example, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to show up on the website or for the image to be resized automatically with regards to the device and resolution which the visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be employed with a lot of web programming languages such as PHP, Perl and Python, so you don't need to stick to one particular language to create your internet site. They work with more than a hundred formats, which includes the most frequently used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled by default on our revolutionary cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the Linux website hosting service that you select when you join us. This will help you create interactive sites without having to worry about any kind of tech limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar site that engages the visitors in some way, you can provide them with a number of editing options for the images that they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, that provides you with various opportunities as to what content you're able to offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can execute any script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or use images, because both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they will be accessible all of the time. Thus, you have numerous alternatives in respect to what features you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, no matter if you write the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you have discovered on the web. You can take advantage of all widespread formats for the pictures that you upload.