ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most widely used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site doable, so they should be installed on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you prefer to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Naturally, these changes are feasible if the script app which you use on your site allows you to perform such things. The two libraries can easily be used with various web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support over 100 frequently used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our advanced cloud website hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our cloud hosting plans
you obtain, both apps will be available and enabled as standard for your brand new account. They're a part of the software environment for your sites whatever the PHP version that you choose as we offer several different versions. Every custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries so as to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. According to the nature of your site, you'll also be able to offer a lot of options for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network website and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server
account shall be set up, therefore you can use all the attributes of any script application that requires any of these 2 libraries in order to manage images, such as Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, user discussion forums, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you will be able to write the program code yourself since we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you are able to run, we support a variety of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for each of them, which means that the software environment on the servers will not limit your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can host.