ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn more about ImageMagick and GD Library and see why they're now present on almost every single web server.
If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the machine where you host it must have the suitable software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images via a script app. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which could be installed on a 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 you want, no matter what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will enable you to work with more than a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting
Our in-house built cloud server platform will provide the proper software environment for all your websites whatever the content that you'd like to have. Galleries as well as any other kinds of websites which use images and graphs are not an exception as ImageMagick and GD Library are available with all of the Linux cloud web hosting packages
that we supply. Your account will be created on the cloud platform and regardless of which PHP version you'd like 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 use offers such options, you will be able to use images from the admin section, while the site guests shall be able to do this by using the front end of the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server
account shall be generated, which means that you'll be able to take advantage of all of the features of any script application that needs any of the two libraries so as to manage images, like Joomla™
, WordPress, picture galleries, message boards, and many others. In case you are a website designer, you're able to write the code yourself since we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what kind of apps you will be able to run, we support several different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for each of them, so the software environment on our servers will never restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can have.