If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the server in which you host it should have the suitable software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a site visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images through a script application. All of these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be set up on a server and which work with a lot of frequently used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you can use images with any web-based app that you would like, regardless 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 including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated as standard on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the website hosting that you select when you register. This will allow you to create multimedia sites without worrying about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. In case you own a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar website that engages the visitors in some way, you're able to provide them with a number of editing options for the photographs that they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, that will provide you with various opportunities with regards to what content you'll be able to offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account shall be set up, which means that you can use all the attributes of any script app which needs any of these 2 libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, message boards, and many others. If you are a web developer, you will be able to write the program code yourself because we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what sort of apps you'll be able to run, we support a variety of PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for each of them, so the software environment on our servers won't limit your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can have.