ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a web server for images to show up on a particular website. They permit you to carry out a variety of tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etcetera. These things could be carried out 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 site or for the image to be resized automatically based on the device and resolution that the site visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be used with various web programming languages like PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not have to stick to only one language to create your website. They work with more than one hundred formats, including the most frequently used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated as standard on our revolutionary cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them whatever the Linux cloud website hosting package that you select when you sign up. This will help you set up multimedia sites without having to worry about any tech limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar website that engages your guests in some way, you can provide them with a number of editing solutions for the images they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which will give you many different opportunities regarding what content you'll be able to offer on the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't have any kind of problems to run any sort of script application which requires these libraries in order to work effectively. Lots of applications allow you to work with charts and images - forums, cms, blog platforms, etc, which means that in case you work with such software on our end, you will be able to use all of its functions - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network site, for example. The two libraries are available with all PHP versions that you can select through the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.