If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the web server in which you host it ought to have the suitable software for that. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images via a script app. All of these things are feasible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be installed on a hosting server and which work with a large amount of frequently used scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you could use images with any web-based app you want, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will permit you to work with more than a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux cloud web hosting that you select when you register. This will help you build multimedia websites without worrying about any technical limitations on our end. When you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar site that engages the visitors in some way, you can provide them with various editing options for the images that they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that will provide you with various opportunities regarding what content you can offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be set up, which means that you will be able to take advantage of all of the features of any script application that requires any of these two libraries to manage images, like Joomla, WordPress, picture galleries, forums, and the like. If you are a web developer, you're able to write the code yourself because we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what sort of applications you can run, we support several 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 are enabled for any of them, which means that the software environment on our servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can host.