ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widespread graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they ought to be available on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you would want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you will be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Naturally, these modifications are possible if the script app that you use on your internet site permits you to carry out such things. The two libraries can be used with a lot of programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support over one hundred commonly used image formats that you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the shared website hosting that you select when you register. This will allow you to set up interactive sites without having to worry about any technical limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while when you own a social network or a similar site which engages your guests in some way, you'll be able to provide them with a variety of editing solutions for the photos which they upload. You can also convert text to images, which will give you quite a lot of opportunities regarding what content you will be able to offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to run any script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or use images, since both are installed and activated by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all of the 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'll be accessible all the time. In this way, you have lots of options in respect to what features you and your site visitors can use, regardless if you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application which you have found online. You'll be able to take advantage of all the popular formats for the photos that you upload.