ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out 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 web server where you host it needs to have the appropriate software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images via a script application. All these things are possible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that can be set up on a web server and which work with a large amount of widely used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you may use images with any web-based app you'd like, irrespective of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with more than one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
All cloud hosting plans
that we provide are set up on our revolutionary cloud platform and since both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on it, your script apps can use these software suites at any time. The libraries are available with all PHP versions that we offer because we support PHP 4 and multiple versions of PHP 5. No matter if you employ a tailor-made script, one of the applications that you're able to install from the Hepsia Control Panel or a third-party application that you find on the worldwide web, you're able to build feature-rich multimedia websites, for instance image galleries or socially-oriented portals where both you and your users can work with graphs and / or images in real time provided the script has such options.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you won't have any kind of problems to run any script application that requires these libraries to work properly. A lot of apps allow you to work with charts and images - community forums, content management systems, blog platforms, etc, thus if you use such software on our end, you are able to use all of its functions - automatically generated thumbnails for images linked to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network website, for example. The two libraries will be available with all the PHP releases that you're able to select through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.