ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they ought to be present on a server if you host your websites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Naturally, these changes are possible if the script app which you employ on your internet site allows you to perform such things. The two libraries can be used with different programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support over one hundred frequently used image formats which you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, so regardless of which of our shared web hosting plans you get, both applications shall be available and activated as standard for your brand new account. They'll be part of the software setting for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you select as we offer a few different releases. Each custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries in order to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the nature of your site, you will also be able to provide lots of options 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'll be able to execute any kind of script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or use images, since both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you switch the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they'll be accessible all of the time. This way, you'll have a lot of options in respect to what attributes both you and your website visitors can use, regardless if you are writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some application that you have found on the Internet. You're able to use all of the widespread formats for the photos that you upload.