ImageMagick and GD Library
Discover what ImageMagick is as well as what the GD Library is utilized for and why they are so popular.
If you would like to have dynamic images on your website, the machine in which you host it needs to have the suitable software for this. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images through a script application. All of these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that could be installed on a server and that work with a large amount of popular scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you can use images with any web-based app you want, regardless what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will allow you to work with more than one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
All Linux shared web hosting services
which we provide are generated on our modern cloud platform and due to the fact that both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on it, your script applications can use these software suites any time. The libraries are accessible with all the PHP versions that we supply because we support PHP 4 and a number of versions of PHP 5. No matter if you employ a custom script, one of the applications that you're able to install from the Hepsia Control Panel or some third-party app that you find online, you'll be able to build feature-rich multi-media websites, for instance image galleries or socially-oriented portals where both you and the users will be able to work with graphs and images in real time provided that the script has such functionality.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Every single semi-dedicated server
package that we provide is provided with ImageMagick and GD Library support as standard. The libraries will be enabled all the time even if you upgrade the PHP version which is in use by your account, therefore you will not need to re-enable anything manually if you switch from PHP 5 to PHP 4 or vice versa. In case the script app which you employ has built-in features to work with images and graphs, it will work perfectly on our servers, regardless of whether you've discovered it online, if it is part of the script library which you're able to access using the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel or if you wrote it from scratch. When you use our services, you're able to make multi-media image galleries, portfolio websites or feature-rich social network portals.