ImageMagick and GD Library
What is ImageMagick suitable for? What precisely is the GD Library? What lies behind their worldwide popularity?
If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the server in which you host it ought to have the proper software for that. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images via a script app. All of these things are possible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that can be set up on a hosting server and that work with a lot of widespread scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you may use images with any web-based application you'd like, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with over a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and enabled by default on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the shared hosting
that you select when you sign up. This will help you set up interactive websites without worrying about any technical limitations on our end. When you own a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar website that engages your visitors in some way, you are able to offer them a number of editing solutions for the photos they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which gives you many different opportunities regarding what content you can offer on the website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all of the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you won't have any problems to run any sort of script app which requires these libraries to function properly. A lot of apps allow you to work with charts and pictures - message boards, cms, blog platforms, and many others, so in case you work with such software on our end, you are able to use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries are available with all PHP releases that you'll be able to select from the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.