ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn what ImageMagick is and what the GD Library is utilized for and why they are so widely common.
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they must be available on a server if you host your internet sites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in various ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. However, these tweaks are feasible if the script app that you employ on your website permits you to do such things. The 2 libraries can be used with numerous programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than one hundred commonly used image formats which you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled as standard on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the cloud website hosting plan
that you select when you sign up. This will help you build interactive websites without having to worry about any technical restrictions on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar site that engages your guests in some way, you will be able to offer them a number of editing options for the pictures they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which will give you quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you can offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to run any script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, since both are installed and enabled by default on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. In case you switch the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they will be available all the time. Thus, you will have numerous alternatives in respect to what functions both you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, regardless if you're writing the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you have found on the worldwide web. You are able to take advantage of all popular formats for the photos that you upload.