ImageMagick and GD Library
What is ImageMagick suitable for? What exactly is the GD Library? What is the reason for their worldwide popularity?
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they should be available on a web server if you host your websites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you shall be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Needless to say, these changes are possible if the script application which you use on your internet site permits you to perform such things. The 2 libraries could be used with numerous web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over 100 commonly used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated as standard on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them whatever the cloud hosting plan
that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to set up interactive websites without worrying about any tech limitations on our end. When you own a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar site which engages the guests in some way, you'll be able to provide them with a number of editing options for the pictures which they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that will give you many different opportunities regarding what content you're able to offer on the website.