ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out more about ImageMagick and GD Library and discover why they are currently present on almost every single server.
ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a web server for images to appear on a specific site. They enable you to execute a variety of tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, and so on. These things could be done online and in real time, so if you add a static image, for instance, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to appear on the website or for the image to be resized automatically based on the device and resolution which the website visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD may be employed with various web programming languages such as PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not need to stick to a single language to build your internet site. They work with more than 100 formats, which includes the most widespread ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled by default on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the shared hosting plan
that you select when you join us. This will allow you to create interactive websites without worrying about any tech restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar site which engages the visitors in some way, you can offer them various editing options for the photos they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, that will give you various opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You can execute any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or use images, since both are set up and activated as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. Even if you get new PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they will be accessible at all times. In this way, you have numerous alternatives in respect to what attributes you and your website visitors will be able to employ, regardless if you write the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some app that you have found on the Internet. You'll be able to take advantage of all of the widespread formats for the pictures that you upload.