ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out more about ImageMagick and GD Library to find out why they're currently present on almost every server.
If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the machine in which you host it ought to have the proper software for this. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a site visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which can be set up on a hosting server and which work with a large amount of frequently used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you could use images with any web-based app you want, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will enable you to work with more than one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so regardless of which of our website hosting
you obtain, both applications shall be available and enabled by default for your new account. They're part of the software setting for your websites regardless of the PHP version that you pick since we provide a few different releases. Each custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Based on the type of your website, you'll also be able to offer quite a lot of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network site and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account will be generated, therefore you can take advantage of all of the attributes of any script app which needs any of the two libraries to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, image galleries, community forums, and many others. In case you are a website designer, you'll be able to write the code yourself because we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what sort of apps you'll be able to run, we support a number of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for each of them, so the software environment on the servers will never restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can have.