ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they need to be present on a server if you host your sites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, 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. However, these modifications are doable if the script app which you use on your internet site permits you to do such things. The 2 libraries can easily be used with a lot of website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support over a hundred widely used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated as standard on our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them whatever the Linux cloud hosting package that you select when you sign up. This will help you set up interactive sites without having to worry about any kind of technical limitations on our end. In case you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while when you have a social network or a similar site that engages your guests in some way, you can offer them a variety of editing options for the photographs they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which gives you many different opportunities as to what content you can offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account shall be generated, which means that you will be able to employ the full attributes of any script app which requires any of these two libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, community forums, and many others. In case you are a website designer, you will be able to write the code yourself as we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To offer you even more options with regards to what apps you can run, we support a number of different PHP releases - 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 will be enabled for each of them, so the software environment on the servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can host.