ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn what ImageMagick is as well as what the GD Library is used for and why they're so popular.
ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most frequently used graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they should be installed on a web server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Needless to say, these tweaks are feasible if the script application that you use on your internet site permits you to carry out such things. The 2 libraries can be used with different web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support more than 100 frequently used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
All of the shared hosting
which we supply are created on our modern cloud platform and due to the fact that both GD Library and ImageMagick are present on it, your script applications will be able to use these software suites any time. The libraries can be found with all of the PHP versions that we supply as we support PHP 4 and multiple versions of PHP 5. No matter if you work with a custom script, one of the apps which you can install from the Hepsia Control Panel or a third-party application that you find online, you can build feature-rich multimedia websites, like image galleries or socially-oriented portals where both you and the visitors will be able to work with graphs as well as images in real time provided that the script has such functionality.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud platform where all of the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you won't have any kind of problems to run any kind of script app which needs these libraries in order to work properly. Many apps allow you to use charts and pictures - message boards, content management systems, blog platforms, etc, thus in case you employ such software on our end, you'll be able to use all of its functions - automatically generated thumbnails for images linked to a forum reply or personalized avatars on a social network website, for example. The two libraries are provided with all PHP versions that you're able to select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.