ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website possible, so they should be set up on a server if you host your websites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you shall be able to edit any image in many ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Of course, these adjustments are doable if the script app which you employ on your internet site enables you to do such things. The 2 libraries can be used with different web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than one hundred commonly used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our leading-edge cloud web hosting platform, so no matter which of our shared web hosting plans you get, both applications will be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They're a part of the software environment for your sites irrespective of the PHP version that you choose as we offer a number of different releases. Every custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries so as to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the type of your website, you'll also be able to offer numerous options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network website and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You can execute every script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or use images, because both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you change the PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they shall be available all the time. Thus, you will have loads of alternatives in respect to what attributes both you and your website visitors shall be able to employ, regardless if you're writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app that you have found online. You can employ all popular formats for the pictures that you upload.