ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site doable, so they should be set up on a server if you host your internet sites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Of course, these changes are doable if the script application which you use on your internet site permits you to perform such things. The 2 libraries can be used with many web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than a hundred frequently used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled as standard on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the Linux shared hosting service that you select when you register. This will allow you to set up multimedia sites without worrying about any kind of technical limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you have a social network or a similar site which engages the visitors in some way, you are able to offer them a variety of editing solutions for the photos that they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which will provide you with many different opportunities as to what content you will be able to offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account shall be created, therefore you'll be able to use the full attributes of any script app which requires any of these 2 libraries to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, community forums, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you'll be able to write the code yourself because we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what sort of apps you will be able to run, we support a variety of PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for each of them, which means that the software environment on our servers will not restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can host.