ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most widely used graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site doable, so they need to be installed on a web server if you host your sites on it and you want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. However, these modifications are possible if the script app that you use on your site allows you to carry out such things. The two libraries can easily be used with many web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support more than a hundred popular image formats that you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our outstanding cloud hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our Linux hosting you acquire, both apps shall be available and activated by default for your new account. They will be part of the software environment for your sites irrespective of the PHP version that you pick because we supply a few different versions. Any custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries so as to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the nature of your site, you will also be able to offer numerous options for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network website and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can execute any script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or work with images, because both are installed and enabled by default on the cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you upgrade the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they will be available at all times. In this way, you'll have loads of alternatives in respect to what features both you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, regardless of whether you're writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some application which you've discovered online. You'll be able to employ all the sought-after formats for the images which you upload.