ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries available. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they need to be available on a web server if you host your websites on it and you want to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you shall be able to edit any image in various ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Of course, these tweaks are doable if the script application that you employ on your site allows you to do such things. The two libraries can easily be used with a lot of website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than 100 popular image formats which you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated by default on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the shared package that you select when you sign up. This will help you create interactive websites without having to worry about any technical limitations on our end. If you own 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 site that engages the guests in some way, you can offer them a number of editing solutions for the pictures which they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, which gives you numerous opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on the site.