ImageMagick and GD Library
Discover what ImageMagick is and what the GD Library is utilized for and why they are so popular.
ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website feasible, so they ought to be installed on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you shall be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Naturally, these modifications are doable if the script application which you use on your internet site allows you to perform such things. The 2 libraries can easily be used with various website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support over one hundred widely used 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
All of the Linux shared website hosting plans
which we provide are generated on our leading-edge cloud platform and due to the fact that both GD Library and ImageMagick are present on it, your script applications can use these software suites at any time. The libraries are available with all of the PHP versions that we supply because we support PHP 4 and a couple of versions of PHP 5. No matter if you employ a custom-made script, one of the apps that you can install through the Hepsia Control Panel or a third-party application that you find online, you'll be able to build feature-rich interactive websites, including image galleries or socially-oriented portals where both you and the visitors will be able to work with graphs and images in real time provided the script offers such functionality.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you will not have any kind of problems to run any script app which needs these libraries in order to function efficiently. Many apps allow you to use charts and images - message boards, content management systems, blog platforms, and many others, so if 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. The two libraries are available with all the PHP releases which you can select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.