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 feasible, so they ought to be set up on a web server if you host your websites on it and you would like to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you will be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Of course, these changes are possible if the script application which you use on your website allows you to carry out such things. The two libraries can easily be used with many website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than a hundred commonly used image formats that you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and enabled by default on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the Linux website hosting package that you select when you join us. This will allow you to build interactive sites without having to worry about any kind of tech restrictions on our end. In case you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if you've got a social network or a similar site that engages the visitors in some way, you will be able to offer them a number of editing options for the photos which they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which will give you numerous opportunities regarding what content you can offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be generated, therefore you can take advantage of the full features of any script application which requires any of these two libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, user discussion forums, and many others. If you are a web developer, you can write the program code yourself as we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To give you even more options with regards to what applications you can run, we support a number of different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for any of them, which means that the software environment on the servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can host.