If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the web server in which you host it ought to have the proper software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images through a script app. All of these things are possible through ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be installed on a server and that work with a lot of popular scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you may use images with any web-based application 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 one hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our advanced cloud hosting platform, which means that regardless of which of our cloud web hosting you pick, both apps shall be available and enabled by default for your brand new account. They will be a part of the software setting for your websites regardless of the PHP version that you select as we supply several different releases. Every custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Based on the type of your site, you can also provide a wide range of options for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network site and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to run any script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create graphs or work with images, since both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you switch the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they will be accessible all the time. In this way, you have plenty of options in respect to what features you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, no matter if you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app that you've found on the worldwide web. You can employ all the sought-after formats for the images that you upload.