ImageMagick and GD Library
Find what ImageMagick is and what the GD Library is utilized for and why they are so popular.
If you would like to have dynamic images on your website, the server where you host it needs to have the suitable software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that could be installed on a web server and that work with a large amount of popular scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you may use images with any web-based app that you'd like, regardless what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with over one hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the cloud web hosting
that you select when you join us. This will help you create interactive sites without worrying about any tech limitations on our end. If you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you've got a social network or a similar website which engages your visitors in some way, you're able to provide them with a number of editing options for the pictures that they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that provides you with various opportunities with regards to what content you'll be able to offer on the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you won't have any problems to run any script application which needs these libraries to operate properly. A lot of applications allow you to use graphs and images - forums, cms, blog platforms, etcetera, therefore when you work with such software on our end, you will be able to use all of its features - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network site, for example. Both libraries are available with all of the PHP versions which you're able to select from the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.