ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a web server for images to appear on a specific website. They permit you to perform a variety of tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, and so on. These things can certainly be carried out online and in real time, so if you include a static image, for instance, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to appear on the site or for the image to be resized automatically depending upon the device and resolution the visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be used with various web programming languages including PHP, Perl and Python, so you don't need to stick to one particular language to create your website. They work with over one hundred formats, which includes the most popular ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated as standard on our revolutionary cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the cloud hosting that you select when you join us. This will help you build multimedia sites without having to worry about any kind of tech limitations on our end. In case you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while when you've got a social network or a similar site that engages the visitors in some way, you'll be able to offer them various editing solutions for the photographs they upload. You can also convert text to images, which will give you quite a lot of opportunities as to what content you are able to offer on your site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't have any problems to run any script app that requires these libraries in order to operate effectively. Lots of applications allow you to use graphs and pictures - forums, content management systems, blog platforms, etc, therefore if you work with such software on our end, you will be able to use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries are available with all of the PHP versions that you will be able to select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.