ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that need to be present on a hosting server in order for images to show up on a particular website. They permit you to perform different tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etc. These things can certainly be done online and in real time, so if you add 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 on the device and resolution which the site visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD may be employed with various web programming languages like PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not have to stick to a single language to develop your internet site. They work with over a hundred formats, which includes the most popular ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so forth.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated as standard on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux shared hosting that you select when you register. This will help you create interactive websites without having to worry about any kind of technical restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while when you own a social network or a similar site that engages the guests in some way, you're able to offer them a variety of editing solutions for the photographs which they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, which will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities regarding what content you will be able to offer on your site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be created, so you can use all of the features of any script app which needs any of these 2 libraries in order to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, user discussion forums, and so on. In case you are a web developer, you are able to write the program code yourself since we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what sort of applications you can run, we support a number of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for all of them, which means that the software environment on our servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can host.