ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site possible, so they need to be set up on a server if you host your websites 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, and so forth. Of course, these changes are feasible if the script application which you employ on your site enables you to carry out such things. The two libraries could be used with different web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support over one hundred widely used image formats that you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and activated as standard on our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the web hosting plan that you select when you join us. This will allow you to create interactive websites without having to worry about any technical restrictions 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 when you own a social network or a similar website which engages the guests in some way, you are able to offer them a number of editing solutions for the images which they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, which will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities regarding what content you are able to offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account will be set up, therefore you will be able to employ all of the features of any script application that needs any of the two libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, discussion boards, and so on. If you are a web developer, you will be able to write the program code yourself because we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you'll be able to run, we support several different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for all of them, so the software environment on our servers will never limit your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can have.