ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website feasible, so they must be available on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you shall be able to edit any image in many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Naturally, these modifications are feasible if the script app which you employ on your website allows you to perform such things. The 2 libraries can be used with various programming 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 many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so regardless of which of our Linux shared website hosting you choose, both applications shall be available and activated as standard for your new account. They are part of the software setting for your sites whatever the PHP version that you pick as we supply a number of different releases. Any custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Based on the type of your website, you will also be able to offer many different options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network website and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can run any script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or use images, since both are installed and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you switch the 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. This way, you will have lots of options in respect to what features you and your website visitors will be able to use, no matter if you're writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application which you have found online. You can use all the popular formats for the images which you upload.