ImageMagick and GD Library
Discover what ImageMagick is and just what the GD Library is utilized for and why they're so popular.
If you want to have dynamic images on your website, the server in which you host it ought to have the proper software for this. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images via a script application. All of these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which can be installed on a hosting server and that work with a great number of popular scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you may use images with any web-based application that you would like, no matter what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with over 100 different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated as standard on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them regardless of the shared web hosting plan
that you select when you register. This will allow you to set up interactive sites without worrying about any sort of tech limitations on our end. If you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar website that engages your guests in some way, you are able to offer them a number of editing solutions for the images that they upload. You can also convert text to images, which will provide you with many different opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on your website.