ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most frequently used graphic software libraries available on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website feasible, so they need to be installed on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you prefer to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you shall be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. Naturally, these tweaks are doable if the script application that you employ on your website allows you to do such things. The 2 libraries can easily be used with a lot of web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etc., and support over a hundred frequently used image formats which you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the Linux web hosting package that you select when you join us. This will help you create interactive sites without having to worry about any tech limitations on our end. In case you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while when you have a social network or a similar site that engages the visitors in some way, you can offer them a variety of editing solutions for the photographs they upload. You can also convert text to images, that will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities regarding what content you can offer on your website.