If you would want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the machine where you host it needs to have the correct software for this. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a site visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images via a script application. All of these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be installed on a web server and that work with a large amount of frequently used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you may use images with any web-based application you'd like, irrespective of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with over 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Web Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our advanced cloud hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our Linux web hosting services you choose, both apps will be available and enabled as standard for your brand new account. They are part of the software setting for your websites whatever the PHP version that you pick as we supply a number of different releases. Any kind of custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries so as to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the type of your site, you'll also be able to offer a number 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 Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account will be set up, therefore you'll be able to use the full attributes of any script app that needs any of these 2 libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, discussion boards, and the like. If you are a website designer, you're able to write the program code yourself because we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To give you even more options with regards to what sort of applications you will be able to run, we support a variety of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for each of them, so the software environment on the servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can host.