ImageMagick and GD Library
Find what ImageMagick is and what the GD Library is utilized for and why they are so well liked.
If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the server in which you host it needs to have the correct software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All of these things are possible through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which could be installed on a server and which work with a lot of widespread scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you may use images with any web-based app that you would like, regardless what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with over 100 different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting
All of the Linux hosting packages
which we offer are set up on our advanced cloud platform and due to the fact that both GD Library and ImageMagick are present on it, your script apps can use these software suites any time. The libraries are accessible with all of the PHP versions that we provide as we support PHP 4 and a couple of versions of PHP 5. No matter if you work with a custom script, one of the applications which you will be able to install through the Hepsia Control Panel or a third-party application that you find online, you will be able to build feature-rich multi-media sites, for instance image galleries or socially-oriented portals where both you and your visitors can work with graphs as well as images in real time provided that the script offers such options.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you won't experience any kind of problems to run any script app which needs these libraries in order to function properly. Many applications allow you to use charts and pictures - forums, content management systems, blog platforms, etc, which means that when you work with such software on our end, you'll be able to use all of its features - automatically generated thumbnails for pictures linked to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries will be available with all PHP releases that you are able to select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.