ImageMagick and GD Library
Discover more about ImageMagick and GD Library and discover why they're currently present on almost every single web server.
ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that need to be present on a hosting server for images to appear on a specific website. They permit you to perform different tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etcetera. These things could be done online and in real time, so if you include a static image, for example, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to show up on the website or for the image to be resized automatically depending upon the device and resolution that the site visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD may be used with lots of web programming languages like PHP, Perl and Python, so you don't have to stick to one particular language to create your internet site. They work with over one hundred formats, which includes the most frequently used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated by default on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux cloud web hosting
that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to build interactive websites without having to worry about any technical limitations on our end. In case you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while when you have a social network or a similar website that engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to offer them a number of editing options for the photographs they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, which will provide you with lots of opportunities with regards to what content you'll be able to offer on your site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud platform where all of the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you will not experience any kind of problems to run any script app which requires these libraries in order to operate efficiently. Numerous apps allow you to work with graphs and pictures - forums, content management systems, blog platforms, and many others, so in case you employ such software on our end, you can use all of its functions - automatically generated thumbnails for pictures linked to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network site, for example. The two libraries are available with all PHP releases which you're able to select through the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.