If you would want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the server in which you host it ought to have the correct software for that. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a site visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script app. All of these things are possible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that could be set up on a server and that work with a large amount of frequently used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you could use images with any web-based application you'd like, regardless of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with more than a hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our advanced cloud website hosting platform, so no matter which of our Linux shared hosting you acquire, both apps shall be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They'll be a part of the software setting for your websites irrespective of the PHP version that you choose since we supply a few different versions. Any kind of custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Depending on the nature of your site, you'll also be able to offer various options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image modifying software on a social network site and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be created, therefore you can use all of the attributes of any script app that needs any of the two libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, forums, and so on. If you are a web developer, you'll be able to write the program code yourself since we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To give you even more options with regards to what kind of applications you can run, we support several different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for any of them, which means that the software environment on the servers will never restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can have.