ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site doable, so they must be set up on a server if you host your websites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you shall be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. However, these tweaks are possible if the script app that you employ on your internet site enables you to carry out such things. The two libraries can be used with various web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support more than 100 frequently used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled by default on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the shared web hosting service that you select when you sign up. This will help you set up interactive sites without worrying about any technical limitations on our end. In case you own a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while in case you have a social network or a similar website which engages your visitors in some way, you will be able to offer them a number of editing solutions for the pictures they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which gives you lots of opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
As both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't experience any problems to run any script application which requires these libraries to function effectively. Many applications allow you to use charts and images - community forums, cms, blog platforms, and many others, which means that when you work with such software on our end, you're able to use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images linked to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries will be provided with all of the PHP releases that you will be able to select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2.