If you would want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server where you host it must have the correct software for that. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a site visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are feasible through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that could be installed on a web server and which work with a wide range of frequently used scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you could use images with any web-based app that you'd like, regardless what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with more than 100 different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, so regardless of which of our Linux website hosting you choose, both applications shall be available and activated as standard for your new account. They'll be part of the software setting for your websites regardless of the PHP version that you choose since we provide several different releases. Each custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries in order to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Depending on the type of your site, you'll also be able to provide lots of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network site and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can execute any script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or work with images, since both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may change the PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they'll be accessible at all times. In this way, you have plenty of options in respect to what features you and your site visitors can use, regardless if you're writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some app that you have found on the worldwide web. You are able to employ all the sought-after formats for the pictures which you upload.