If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server in which you host it ought to have the appropriate 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 through a script app. All these things are doable through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which may be set up on a hosting server and that work with a lot of widely used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you could use images with any web-based application you'd like, regardless what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with more than 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled by default on our innovative cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them whatever the shared web hosting plan that you select when you register. This will help you build multimedia sites without having to worry about any kind of technical restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you've got a social network or a similar site that engages the visitors in some way, you're able to provide them with various editing options for the images they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, that provides you with various opportunities with regards to what content you can offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud web hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account will be generated, which means that you'll be able to use all of the attributes of any script app which requires any of the two libraries to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, message boards, and the like. If you are a web developer, you will be able to write the code yourself as we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what apps you're able to run, we support many different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for any of them, which means that the software environment on our servers won't limit your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can host.