ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn more about ImageMagick and GD Library to find out why they are now present on almost every web server.
If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server where you host it ought to have the appropriate software for that. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a website visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are possible through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which could be installed on a web server and that work with a large amount of popular scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you may use images with any web-based application you want, regardless what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with over 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our outstanding cloud website hosting platform, so no matter which of our Linux hosting
you buy, both apps shall be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They are a part of the software setting for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you select as we provide a number of different versions. Each custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. According to the nature of your site, you'll also be able to provide lots of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network website and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you won't have any problems to run any kind of script app which requires these libraries in order to function effectively. A lot of applications allow you to use charts and pictures - forums, content management systems, blog platforms, and many others, therefore when you work with such software on our end, you're able to use all of its attributes - automatically generated thumbnails for pictures linked to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network site, for example. The two libraries are provided with all the PHP releases which you can select from the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.