If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the server in which you host it ought to have the correct software for that. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a site visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images through a script app. All these things are possible with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be set up on a hosting server and which work with a wide range of widespread scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you may use images with any web-based app that you would like, irrespective of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with more than one hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated by default on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the cloud plan that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to build multimedia websites without worrying about any sort of tech limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar site which engages your guests in some way, you are able to offer them a number of editing options for the photos they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which will give you many different opportunities with regards to what content you're able to offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to run any script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or work with images, as both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may switch the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they'll be available at all times. In this way, you will have numerous alternatives in respect to what features both you and your website visitors shall be able to use, regardless if you're writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some app which you have discovered on the Internet. You will be able to take advantage of all of the popular formats for the images that you upload.