ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widespread graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site feasible, so they need to be set up on a server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Naturally, these modifications are feasible if the script application that you employ on your website allows you to do such things. The two libraries could be used with various programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than one hundred widely used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled by default on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the Linux shared web hosting that you select when you join us. This will allow you to build multimedia websites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while when you've got a social network or a similar site which engages your visitors in some way, you will be able to provide them with a number of editing solutions for the photographs which they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that gives you lots of opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account will be created, therefore you can employ all the features of any script application which requires any of the two libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, picture galleries, forums, and many others. In case you are a web developer, you are able to write the code yourself because we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you are able to run, we support several different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for any of them, so the software environment on our servers will not restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can host.