ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a web server for images to appear on a given site. They permit you to execute different tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, etc. These things can be performed online and in real time, so if you add a static image, for example, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to appear on the internet site or for the image to be resized automatically with regards to the device and resolution that the site visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD may be employed with many web programming languages like PHP, Perl and Python, so you don't have to stick to just one language to build your site. They work with over 100 formats, including the most widely used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't have any kind of problems to run any kind of script application which needs these libraries to work effectively. Numerous applications allow you to use graphs and images - forums, cms, blog platforms, etcetera, therefore in case you use such software on our end, you will be able to use all of its features - automatically generated thumbnails for pictures linked to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. The two libraries are provided with all the PHP versions which you're able to select through the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.