ImageMagick and GD are 2 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 set up on a web server if you host your websites on it and you prefer to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you will be able to edit any image in many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. However, these tweaks are feasible if the script app which you employ on your site enables you to carry out such things. The two libraries can easily be used with many web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support over one hundred widely used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our leading-edge cloud hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our web hosting you obtain, both applications shall be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They will be part of the software setting for your sites whatever the PHP version that you pick because we supply several different versions. Each custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries so as to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Based on the type of your site, you can also provide many different options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image modifying software on a social network website and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can execute every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or work with images, as both are installed and activated by default on the cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you get new PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they'll be accessible at all times. Thus, you will have a number of options in respect to what functions both you and your site visitors can employ, regardless if you are writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some app that you've discovered on the web. You're able to use all widespread formats for the photos that you upload.