ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website possible, so they need to be present on a web server if you host your websites on it and you would want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you shall be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Needless to say, these tweaks are possible if the script app which you employ on your website permits you to do such things. The two libraries could be used with various website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than a hundred popular image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled by default on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them whatever the cloud web hosting plan that you select when you join us. This will allow you to set up multimedia websites without worrying about any technical restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while when you've got a social network or a similar site that engages the guests in some way, you can offer them a variety of editing options for the images they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that will provide you with numerous opportunities regarding what content you're able to offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account shall be generated, therefore you can take advantage of all the attributes of any script app which requires any of the two libraries in order to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, user discussion forums, and many others. In case you are a web developer, you're able to write the code yourself because we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what apps you'll be able to run, we support many different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for each of them, so the software environment on the servers will not limit your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can host.