ImageMagick and GD Library
Learn more about ImageMagick and GD Library to find out why they're currently present on almost every server.
ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a server in order for images to show up on a given internet site. They enable you to carry out different tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, and so on. These things could be carried out online and in real time, so if you include a static image, for instance, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to appear on the site or for the image to be resized automatically based on the device and resolution that the visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be employed with many web programming languages like PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not need to stick to just one language to create your website. They work with more than a hundred formats, which includes the most frequently used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our advanced cloud web hosting platform, so no matter which of our Linux cloud packages you select, both apps shall be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They are a part of the software setting for your websites irrespective of the PHP version that you select since we offer a number of different releases. Any custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. According to the type of your site, you'll also be able to provide a lot of options for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network site and many others.