ImageMagick and GD Library
Discover more about ImageMagick and GD Library and see why they're currently present on almost every single web server.
If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the server in which you host it should have the suitable software for this. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images via a script application. All of these things are possible through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that could be set up on a server and that work with a lot of widespread scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you can use images with any web-based application you'd like, regardless what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with over one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated as standard on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the Linux shared web hosting
that you select when you register. This will help you create interactive sites without worrying about any tech restrictions on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar website which engages your guests in some way, you will be able to offer them various editing solutions for the images they upload. You can also convert text to images, which will give you many different opportunities as to what content you are able to offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
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 have any kind of problems to run any script app that needs these libraries in order to function efficiently. Numerous applications allow you to use charts and images - forums, cms, blog platforms, and many others, which means that if you employ such software on our end, you can use all of its features - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network website, for example. The two libraries will be available with all the PHP versions which you are able to select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.