ImageMagick and GD Library
What is ImageMagick employed for? What precisely is the GD Library? What lies behind their worldwide recognition?
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site possible, so they must be available on a web server if you host your sites on it and you would want to have something different from 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, etcetera. Naturally, these adjustments are doable if the script app that you employ on your site permits you to perform such things. The two libraries could be used with different programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than 100 frequently used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, so no matter which of our shared hosting plans
you get, both applications shall be available and activated as standard for your new account. They will be part of the software environment for your sites whatever the PHP version that you select as we provide several different versions. Any custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Based on the nature of your website, you'll also be able to provide various solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network website and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to execute every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or work with images, as both are installed and activated as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. Even though you may get new PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they'll be accessible at all times. This way, you'll have loads of options in respect to what features both you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, regardless of whether you're writing the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app that you have found on the Internet. You will be able to use all of the popular formats for the pictures which you upload.