ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most widely used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website possible, so they need to be installed on a web server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you'll be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Needless to say, these tweaks are doable if the script app which you employ on your site enables you to carry out such things. The two libraries could be used with numerous programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support over one hundred frequently used image formats that you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and activated by default on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them whatever the Linux cloud hosting service that you select when you join us. This will help you set up multimedia websites without having to worry about any tech limitations on our end. When you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while when you have a social network or a similar site that engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to offer them a number of editing options for the pictures they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that will give you various opportunities as to what content you can offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't experience any kind of problems to run any script application which requires these libraries to function efficiently. Many apps allow you to use charts and images - discussion boards, content management systems, blog platforms, etc, therefore when you employ such software on our end, you will be able to use all of its attributes - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries will be provided with all of the PHP versions which you'll be able to select through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.