ImageMagick and GD Library
Discover more about ImageMagick and GD Library and discover why they are now present on almost every single web server.
ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they must be present on a server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you will be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Naturally, these adjustments are feasible if the script application which you use on your internet site permits you to carry out such things. The two libraries could be used with numerous website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over a hundred widely used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account shall be generated, therefore you will be able to employ all of the attributes of any script app which needs any of the two libraries in order to manage images, such as Joomla™, WordPress, photo galleries, community forums, and the like. If you are a web developer, you'll be able to write the program code yourself as we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what applications you will be able to run, we support a number of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for each of them, so the software environment on the servers will never limit your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can host.