ImageMagick and GD Library
Find what ImageMagick is as well as what the GD Library is utilized for and why they're so popular.
If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the machine where you host it ought to have the proper software for that. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All of these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that may be set up on a hosting server and that work with a lot of popular scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you could use images with any web-based app that you'd like, regardless of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with more than one hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
Our in-house made cloud server platform will provide the right software setting for your websites regardless of the content that you would like to have. Galleries and any other kinds of sites which work with images and graphs are not an exception because ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible with all the Linux shared hosting
that we provide. Your account will be created on our cloud platform and no matter which PHP version you'd like to use (4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5), both the libraries will be enabled as standard, not on demand. If the script app that you use offers such capabilities, you could work with images from the admin area, while your site guests shall be able to do that using the front end of your site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account will be created, which means that you can employ all the attributes of any script application that needs any of these 2 libraries in order to manage images, such as Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, user discussion forums, and the like. In case you are a website designer, you can write the code yourself as we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To give you even more options with regards to what applications you can run, we support a number of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for each of them, so the software environment on our servers will never limit your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can host.