ImageMagick and GD are two of the most widespread graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website possible, so they should be present on a web server if you host your websites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in many ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. However, these adjustments are feasible if the script app which you use on your website permits you to do such things. The 2 libraries can be used with various web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than 100 widely used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the hosting that you select when you join us. This will help you build multimedia websites without worrying about any tech limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar website that engages the guests in some way, you'll be able to offer them various editing solutions for the photos that they upload. In addition, you can convert text to pictures, which gives you many different opportunities with regards to what content you'll be able to offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account shall be set up, so you can use all the features of any script application that needs any of these two libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, discussion forums, and so on. If you are a web developer, you are able to write the code yourself as we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To offer you even more options with regards to what kind of applications you are able to run, we support a number of 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, so the software environment on the servers won't limit your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can have.