ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn what ImageMagick is and just what the GD Library is used for and why they are so widely common.
If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the server where you host it should have the suitable software for that. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images through a script app. All these things are possible through ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which could be set up on a hosting server and that work with a great number of frequently used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you can use images with any web-based app that you'd like, regardless what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with over 100 different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our Linux cloud web hosting
you obtain, both apps shall be available and activated as standard for your brand new account. They're part of the software setting for your websites irrespective of the PHP version that you choose since we provide a few different versions. Any kind of custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries so as to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the nature of your website, you will also be able to provide many different 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'll be able to run any kind of script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or use images, since both are installed and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. Even if you get new PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they'll be available at all times. Thus, you've got a lot of alternatives in respect to what features both you and your site visitors can employ, regardless of whether you're writing 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 will be able to employ all the sought-after formats for the pictures that you upload.