ImageMagick and GD Library
What's ImageMagick suitable for? What exactly is the GD Library? What is the reason for their recognition?
ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most widespread graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they need to be present on a server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you shall be able to edit any image in many ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Needless to say, these modifications are feasible if the script application that you employ on your website permits you to do such things. The two libraries can easily be used with numerous web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support over a hundred commonly used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our outstanding cloud hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our Linux website hosting packages
you obtain, both applications will be available and enabled by default for your brand new account. They will be part of the software environment for your sites whatever the PHP version that you select since we offer a number of different releases. Any custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries in order to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Based on the type of your site, you'll also be able to offer quite a lot of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network website and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can execute every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or work with images, because both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they shall be available at all times. In this way, you will have many alternatives in respect to what attributes you and your website visitors shall be able to employ, regardless of whether you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some application that you've discovered on the web. You are able to take advantage of all the widespread formats for the photos which you upload.