If you would want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the server where you host it ought to have the proper software for that. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images via a script application. All these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which can be installed on a hosting server and that work with a great number of frequently used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you may use images with any web-based app that you'd like, irrespective of the language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will allow you to work with over 100 different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled by default on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the shared hosting that you select when you sign up. This will help you create interactive websites without worrying about any technical limitations on our end. In case you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar site which engages the guests in some way, you can provide them with various editing options for the photos that they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that will provide you with many different opportunities regarding what content you will be able to offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can run any script application that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or use images, because both are installed and activated by default on the cloud hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you switch the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they shall be available all of the time. Thus, you've got numerous alternatives in respect to what attributes you and your site visitors can employ, no matter if you're writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application that you have discovered on the worldwide web. You can employ all of the sought-after formats for the pictures which you upload.