ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out more about ImageMagick and GD Library to discover why they are currently present on almost every single server.
If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the web server in which you host it should have the proper software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are doable through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that could be set up on a hosting server and which work with a lot of widely used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you may use images with any web-based application that you'd like, regardless what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with over a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled as standard on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the shared hosting
that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to build multimedia sites without worrying about any kind of tech limitations on our end. In case you have a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar site which engages the guests in some way, you are able to offer them a variety of editing solutions for the photographs that they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which will give you numerous opportunities regarding what content you'll be able to offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Because 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 experience any problems to run any sort of script application which needs these libraries to operate efficiently. Many apps allow you to work with charts and images - message boards, content management systems, blog platforms, and many others, therefore when you use such software on our end, you can use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network site, for example. The two libraries are provided with all the PHP versions that you are able to select from the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.