ImageMagick and GD Library
Find what ImageMagick is and just what the GD Library can be used for and why they're so popular.
If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the server in which you host it must have the appropriate software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images via a script app. All of these things are doable through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that could be installed on a web server and that work with a great number of widely used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you may use images with any web-based app that you'd like, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will permit you to work with over a hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our outstanding cloud web hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our Linux cloud hosting
you select, both apps will be available and activated as standard for your new account. They're a part of the software setting for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you choose since we provide several different versions. Any kind of custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Based on the type of your site, you can also provide various features for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network website and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can execute every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, because both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. Even if you get new PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they shall be available all of the time. Thus, you've got a lot of alternatives in respect to what functions you and your site visitors will be able to use, no matter if you're writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app which you've discovered online. You are able to use all the widespread formats for the images which you upload.