ImageMagick and GD are 2 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 should be present on a server if you host your websites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Of course, these adjustments are feasible if the script application that you use on your website enables you to carry out such things. The 2 libraries could be used with various programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support more than one hundred frequently used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the shared web hosting plan that you select when you sign up. This will help you set up interactive websites without having to worry about any kind of technical restrictions on our end. If you own a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while when you've got a social network or a similar site that engages the guests in some way, you are able to provide them with a variety of editing solutions for the pictures that they upload. You can also convert text to images, which will give you a number of opportunities with regards to what content you're able to offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud web hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account shall be created, therefore you'll be able to use all of the features of any script app that requires any of the two libraries so as to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, forums, and many others. In case you are a website designer, you'll be able to write the program code yourself since we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what apps you will be able to run, we support a variety of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for any of them, so the software environment on our servers will never restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can have.