ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn more about ImageMagick and GD Library and discover why they're now present on almost every web server.
If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server in which you host it must have the correct software for this. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a website visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which can be set up on a web server and that work with a large amount of widespread scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you may use images with any web-based application you want, regardless of the language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will enable you to work with over one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled as standard on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the shared website hosting plan
that you select when you join us. This will help you set up multimedia sites without worrying about any sort of tech limitations on our end. In case you own a portfolio website, 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 website that engages your visitors in some way, you're able to offer them a number of editing options for the images which they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that gives you many different opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on your site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you will not have any problems to run any script application which needs these libraries to operate properly. Numerous applications allow you to work with graphs and images - forums, cms, blog platforms, etcetera, thus when you work with such software on our end, you can use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images linked to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network website, for example. The two libraries will be available with all PHP releases that you'll be able to select from the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.