If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the machine where you host it needs to have the correct software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images through a script application. All of these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be set up on a hosting server and which work with a great number of frequently used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you can use images with any web-based app you want, irrespective of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with over a hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our web hosting you get, both applications shall be available and activated by default for your new account. They're a part of the software environment for your sites whatever the PHP version that you select since we provide a number of different releases. Each custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Determined by the type of your website, you will also be able to offer various solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network site and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to run every script application that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or work with images, as both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you switch the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they shall be accessible at all times. Thus, you've got plenty of alternatives in respect to what features both you and your site visitors will be able to use, regardless if you are writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you have discovered on the web. You're able to take advantage of all popular formats for the pictures which you upload.