ImageMagick and GD are software libraries which should be present on a web server for images to show up on a given website. They permit you to perform different tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etcetera. These things can certainly be done online and in real time, so if you add a static image, for example, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to appear on the website or for the image to be resized automatically with regards to the device and resolution which the website visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be used with various web programming languages such as PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not have to stick to only one language to build your internet site. They work with over 100 formats, including the most widely used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our shared website hosting services you purchase, both apps will be available and enabled by default for your new account. They're part of the software setting for your websites regardless of the PHP version that you choose as we offer several different versions. Each custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries so as to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Based on the type of your site, you can also provide various options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image modifying software on a social network site and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account shall be generated, so you can use all the attributes of any script app that requires any of these two libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, community forums, and so on. In case you are a website designer, you can write the program code yourself since we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you will be able to run, we support a variety of PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for each of them, which means that the software environment on the servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can have.