ImageMagick and GD Library
Discover what ImageMagick is as well as what the GD Library is used for and why they are so popular.
ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that should be present on a web server for images to show up on a certain site. They allow you to execute various tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etc. These things can certainly be performed online and in real time, so if you include a static image, for example, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to show up on the internet site or for the image to be resized automatically with regards to the device and resolution the website visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD may be employed with many different web programming languages including PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not need to stick to a single language to build your site. They work with more than a hundred formats, including the most popular ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our Linux shared web hosting you pick, both applications shall be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They'll be a part of the software setting for your sites irrespective of the PHP version that you select because we supply a few different releases. Any kind of custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries so as to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Determined by the type of your site, you will also be able to provide numerous options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network site and many more.