ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widespread graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site doable, so they must be available on a server if you host your sites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you will be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. However, these changes are doable if the script app that you use on your site allows you to do such things. The two libraries could be used with many programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than 100 widely used image formats that you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated as standard on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the Linux hosting that you select when you join us. This will allow you to create multimedia sites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while when you own a social network or a similar website that engages the visitors in some way, you're able to offer them various editing options for the photographs which they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that gives you numerous opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to run any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or work with images, because both are installed and activated by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they'll be accessible at all times. Thus, you will have loads of options in respect to what functions you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, regardless of whether you write the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application which you've found online. You are able to use all of the widespread formats for the images that you upload.