ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they need to be installed on a server if you host your websites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Of course, these modifications are feasible if the script application that you use on your internet site allows you to do such things. The 2 libraries can easily be used with many web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than a hundred widely used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our advanced cloud web hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our website hosting
you purchase, both apps shall be available and enabled by default for your brand new account. They're a part of the software environment for your websites regardless of the PHP version that you select as we provide a few different releases. Any custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries so as to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Depending on the type of your website, you will also be able to offer lots of options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image modifying software on a social network website and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account will be generated, which means that you will be able to use all of the features of any script application which requires any of the two libraries to manage images, such as Joomla™
, WordPress, photo galleries, discussion forums, and many others. If you are a web developer, you can write the program code yourself because we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you'll be able to run, we support a variety of PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for all of them, so the software environment on our servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can have.