ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn more about ImageMagick and GD Library to find out why they are now present on almost every server.
ImageMagick and GD are software libraries which should be present on a web server for images to appear on a particular site. They allow you to carry out different tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etc. These things could be performed online and in real time, so if you include a static image, for instance, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to show up on the site or for the image to be resized automatically depending upon the device and resolution which the visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD may be employed with various web programming languages like PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not need to stick to just one language to develop your internet site. They work with over 100 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 are available and enabled by default on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the cloud website hosting
that you select when you join us. This will help you build multimedia sites without having to worry about any sort of technical limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar site that engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to provide them with a variety of editing solutions for the images that they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, that will provide you with various opportunities as to what content you will be able to offer on the site.
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 will not have any problems to run any sort of script application that requires these libraries to work efficiently. Lots of applications allow you to use graphs and pictures - discussion boards, content management systems, blog platforms, etcetera, thus if you work with such software on our end, you'll be able to use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network site, for example. Both libraries will be available with all the PHP versions that you're able to select through the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.