ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widely used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they ought to be present on a server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. However, these changes are possible if the script app that you employ on your site allows you to carry out such things. The two libraries can easily be used with numerous website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support more than one hundred frequently used image formats that you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our leading-edge cloud web hosting platform, so regardless of which of our Linux shared services you select, both applications will be available and activated as standard for your new account. They are part of the software environment for your websites whatever the PHP version that you pick because we provide a few different versions. Every custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries in order to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Determined by the nature of your website, you can also provide many different options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image modifying software on a social network site and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to run any script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, because both are installed and enabled by default on the cloud web hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you upgrade the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they will be available all of the time. In this way, you have lots of options in respect to what attributes you and your website visitors shall be able to employ, regardless of whether you are writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app that you have discovered on the web. You'll be able to take advantage of all sought-after formats for the pictures that you upload.