If you would like to have dynamic images on your website, the web server in which you host it should have the suitable software for this. Instead of 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 app. All these things are feasible via ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that may be set up on a hosting server and that work with a lot of widespread scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you can use images with any web-based app that you'd like, irrespective of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with more than one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the cloud hosting that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to build multimedia sites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. If 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 which engages the visitors in some way, you're able to offer them a number of editing options for the photographs that they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, which will give you many different opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you will not have any problems to run any kind of script application that requires these libraries to function effectively. Many apps allow you to use graphs and images - community forums, cms, blog platforms, etcetera, so in case you work with such software on our end, you'll be able to use all of its attributes - automatically generated thumbnails for images attached to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network site, for example. The two libraries are provided with all the PHP releases which you can select through the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.