ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they must be set up on a server if you host your websites on it and you prefer to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you'll be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Needless to say, these tweaks are feasible if the script application that you use on your website permits you to carry out such things. The two libraries can be used with numerous web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than a hundred frequently used image formats which you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux cloud service
that you select when you sign up. This will help you create interactive websites without worrying about any technical restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you have a social network or a similar site which engages your guests in some way, you'll be able to offer them various editing solutions for the images which they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which gives you lots 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 available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account will be generated, so you'll be able to take advantage of all of the features of any script application that needs any of these 2 libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, message boards, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you can write the code yourself as we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what sort of applications you are able to run, we support several different PHP versions - 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 won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can have.