ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries available on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website possible, so they need to be present on a server if you host your sites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you will be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Of course, these tweaks are feasible if the script app which you use on your website allows you to do such things. The two libraries can be used with various web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over a hundred frequently used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our advanced cloud web hosting platform, which means that regardless of which of our hosting you get, both applications shall be available and enabled as standard for your new account. They will be part of the software environment for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you choose as we provide several different versions. Each custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the type of your website, you'll also be able to offer quite a lot of features for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network website and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be generated, which means that you will be able to employ all of the attributes of any script app which needs any of these two libraries to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, user discussion forums, and so on. In case you are a web developer, you'll be able to write the program code yourself since we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what sort of applications you are able to run, we support a number of PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for all 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 host.