ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn what ImageMagick is and what the GD Library can be used for and why they are so widely common.
If you would want to have dynamic images on your website, the machine in which you host it ought to have the suitable software for that. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a site visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images using a script application. All of these things are doable with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be set up on a hosting server and which work with a large amount of widely used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you could use images with any web-based app you want, irrespective of the language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with over 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Our in-house made cloud server platform will provide the right software environment for all your websites whatever the content that you'd like to have. Galleries as well as any other kinds of sites that employ images and charts are not an exception since ImageMagick and GD Library can be found with all of the Linux shared web hosting
that we offer. Your account will be set up on our 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 by default, not on demand. Provided that the script application which you are using offers such features, you'll be able to use images from the administrative section, while the website guests will be able to do that by using the front end of your site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to execute any script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or work with images, since both are set up and activated by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they'll be available all the time. This way, you'll have many alternatives in respect to what functions you and your website visitors shall be able to use, regardless if you are writing the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some application which you've discovered online. You'll be able to employ all widespread formats for the images which you upload.