If you would want to have dynamic images on your website, the server in which you host it must have the correct software for this. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images via a script app. All of these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which could be set up on a server and which work with a lot of frequently used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you can use images with any web-based application that you would like, irrespective of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with over 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled by default on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them whatever the shared hosting that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to set up multimedia websites without worrying about any tech limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if you've got a social network or a similar website that engages your guests in some way, you will be able to offer them various editing options for the photos which they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that will give you lots of opportunities regarding what content you'll be able to offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to execute any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, as both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may upgrade the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they'll be accessible all of the time. This way, you will have many options in respect to what attributes you and your website visitors shall be able to use, regardless of whether you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you have discovered on the Internet. You are able to take advantage of all sought-after formats for the images which you upload.