If you would like to have dynamic images on your website, the server in which you host it must have the appropriate software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a site visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are feasible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be set up on a web server and which work with a great number of popular scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you can use images with any web-based application that you would like, regardless what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with more than a hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our leading-edge cloud website hosting platform, so regardless of which of our cloud website hosting service you pick, both apps will be available and enabled by default for your brand new account. They will be a part of the software setting for your sites whatever the PHP version that you select as we supply several different versions. Each custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries so as to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Based on the nature of your website, you will also be able to provide a wide range of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network website and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to run every script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or work with images, since both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you switch the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they will be available all of the time. In this way, you have many alternatives in respect to what attributes you and your site visitors shall be able to use, regardless if you write the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application which you've found on the web. You'll be able to take advantage of all of the sought-after formats for the pictures that you upload.