ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site feasible, so they should be present on a web server if you host your websites on it and you prefer to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you will be able to edit any image in various ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Needless to say, these adjustments are feasible if the script application that you employ on your website permits you to do such things. The 2 libraries could be used with many programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over one hundred popular image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our Linux cloud packages
you select, both apps shall be available and enabled by default for your new account. They will be part of the software environment for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you choose as we offer a number of different releases. Each custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Depending on the type of your site, you'll also be able to offer numerous solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network site and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server
account will be set up, therefore you can take advantage of all of the attributes of any script app which needs any of these two libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, forums, and many others. In case you are a website designer, you are able to write the program code yourself as we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what apps you can run, we support many different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for any of them, so the software environment on the servers will not restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can have.