ImageMagick and GD Library
What's ImageMagick used for? What exactly is the GD Library? What is the reason for their global popularity?
ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most widely used graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site possible, so they ought to be available on a web server if you host your sites on it and you want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. However, these adjustments are possible if the script app that you use on your site permits you to do such things. The two libraries can easily be used with different web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support over 100 popular image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
Our custom-made cloud server platform provides the right software setting for all of your websites whatever the content that you would like to have. Galleries as well as all other types of websites that work with images and charts are not an exception as ImageMagick and GD Library can be found with all of the shared website hosting plans
that we supply. Your account will be set up on the cloud platform and regardless of which PHP version you prefer to use (4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5), both the libraries will be enabled as standard, not on demand. Provided that the script app which you employ offers such features, you will be able to work with images from the administrative area, while the site visitors will be able to do that by using the front end of the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to run any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or use images, as both are set up and activated as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. In case you change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they shall be available at all times. Thus, you have a lot of alternatives in respect to what functions you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, no matter if you're writing the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you've discovered on the worldwide web. You are able to use all of the popular formats for the photos that you upload.