If you would want to have dynamic images on your website, the server in which you host it should have the suitable software for that. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a site visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images via a script application. All these things are feasible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be installed on a hosting server and which work with a great number of widespread scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you could use images with any web-based application you want, regardless what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will permit you to work with over a hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, so no matter which of our Linux shared hosting you buy, both applications shall be available and activated as standard for your brand new account. They're a part of the software environment for your sites irrespective of the PHP version that you pick since we provide a few different versions. Every custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. According to the type of your site, you'll also be able to provide lots of options for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network website and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't have any kind of problems to run any sort of script application which needs these libraries to function efficiently. Numerous applications allow you to use charts and pictures - forums, content management systems, blog platforms, etc, therefore in case you work with such software on our end, you are able to use all of its features - automatically generated thumbnails for pictures attached to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network site, for example. The two libraries will be provided with all of the PHP releases that you'll be able to select from the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.