If you would like to have dynamic images on your website, the machine where you host it ought to have the suitable software for this. Instead of 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 may even flip and invert images through a script app. All of these things are doable with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which can be installed on a hosting server and which work with a great number of widely used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you could use images with any web-based application you want, no matter what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will allow you to work with over one hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our revolutionary cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the Linux shared web hosting package that you select when you register. This will help you create multimedia sites 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 images that show your work, while when you have a social network or a similar website that engages your guests in some way, you are able to provide them with a number of editing solutions for the pictures they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which provides you with quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account shall be generated, therefore you will be able to employ the full features of any script app that requires any of these 2 libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, discussion boards, and many others. If you are a website designer, you can write the code yourself as we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what sort of apps you will be able to run, we support a number of different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for all of them, which means that the software environment on the servers will never limit your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can host.