ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website feasible, so they need to be set up on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you would 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 - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Of course, these modifications are possible if the script app that you employ on your site allows you to carry out such things. The two libraries can be used with various web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over a 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 Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and enabled by default on our innovative cloud hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the shared website hosting service that you select when you sign up. This will help you set up multimedia websites without worrying about any kind of technical restrictions on our end. If you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar site which engages the guests in some way, you'll be able to offer them a number of editing solutions for the images which they upload. You can also convert text to images, which gives you various opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to execute any script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or use images, as both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they'll be available all the time. In this way, you have plenty of alternatives in respect to what functions both you and your website visitors can use, regardless of whether you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application that you've found on the Internet. You are able to use all the sought-after formats for the pictures that you upload.