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. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script app. All of these things are feasible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be installed on a web server and which work with a great number of frequently used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you could use images with any web-based app you want, irrespective of the language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with over 100 different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled as standard on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them regardless of the cloud hosting that you select when you register. This will help you set up multimedia sites without worrying about any tech restrictions on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while when you own a social network or a similar website which engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to offer them a number of editing options for the pictures that they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, which will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you can offer on your site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be generated, which means that you will be able to take advantage of all the attributes of any script app which requires any of these 2 libraries in order to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, picture galleries, community forums, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you're able to write the program code yourself as we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what apps you'll be able to run, we support many different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for any of them, which means that the software environment on our servers will not restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can have.