ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most widespread graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site possible, so they ought to be present on a web server if you host your websites on it and you want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you'll be able to edit any image in many ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Needless to say, these changes are feasible if the script application that you use on your site permits you to perform such things. The two libraries could be used with numerous web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support more than a hundred commonly used image formats which you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the shared hosting that you select when you join us. This will help you create multimedia websites without having to worry about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar website that engages the guests in some way, you are able to offer them a number of editing solutions for the pictures which they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, that will give you quite a lot of opportunities regarding what content you will be able to offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to run any kind of script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, as both are installed and activated as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may get new PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they'll be available all the time. This way, you've got loads of alternatives in respect to what attributes both you and your website visitors will be able to use, regardless if you're writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some app that you have discovered on the web. You can employ all sought-after formats for the images that you upload.