ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site doable, so they ought to be present on a server if you host your websites on it and you would like 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 a variety of ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. However, these modifications are doable if the script application that you employ on your website enables you to do such things. The two libraries could be used with many programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support over a hundred frequently used image formats that you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our innovative cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the website hosting that you select when you sign up. This will help you build interactive sites without having to worry about any sort of technical limitations on our end. In case you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while if you've got a social network or a similar site that engages your guests in some way, you're able to provide them with a variety of editing options for the photos that they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that will give you lots of opportunities with regards to what content you're able to offer on your site.

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, therefore you will be able to take advantage of the full attributes of any script application that requires any of the two libraries to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, community forums, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you'll be able to write the program code yourself since we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To give you even more options with regards to what applications you will be able to run, we support a number of PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for each of them, which means that the software environment on our servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can have.