ImageMagick and GD are two of the most frequently used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a site possible, so they should be installed on a server if you host your sites on it and you would want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in many ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Naturally, these tweaks are doable if the script app which you employ on your internet site enables you to do such things. The two libraries can be used with many programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than 100 popular image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our advanced cloud website hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our cloud hosting you pick, both applications shall be available and enabled by default for your brand new account. They will be part of the software environment for your websites irrespective of the PHP version that you pick as we provide several different versions. Every custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the type of your website, you'll also be able to offer lots of features for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network website and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account shall be created, which means that you will be able to take advantage of all the features of any script application that requires any of these 2 libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, community forums, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you will be able to write the program code yourself since we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what sort of applications you will be able to run, we support many different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for all of them, so the software environment on our servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can host.