ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that should be present on a web server in order for images to show up on a particular internet site. They enable you to carry out a variety of tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etcetera. These things can certainly be performed online and in real time, so if you add a static image, for instance, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to appear on the website or for the image to be resized automatically with regards to the device and resolution which the site visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be used with a lot of web programming languages including PHP, Perl and Python, so you don't have to stick to just one language to build your internet site. They work with over one hundred formats, including the most widely used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated by default on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux shared website hosting that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to create multimedia websites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar website which engages your guests in some way, you'll be able to provide them with a number of editing solutions for the photos that they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, which gives you numerous opportunities regarding what content you can offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to execute every script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or work with images, since both are installed and activated by default on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may upgrade the PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they'll be accessible all the time. Thus, you've got loads of alternatives in respect to what features both you and your website visitors shall be able to employ, no matter if you write the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application that you have found online. You can employ all of the popular formats for the images that you upload.