If you would like to have dynamic images on your website, the machine in which you host it should have the suitable software for this. As an alternative to 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 can even flip and invert images via a script app. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that may be installed on a hosting server and that work with a lot of frequently used scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you may use images with any web-based application that you would like, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with over one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, which means that no matter which of our Linux hosting packages you get, both apps will be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They are a part of the software environment for your websites whatever the PHP version that you choose since we supply a few different versions. Every custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries in order to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Based on the type of your site, you'll also be able to provide many different options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image modifying software on a social network website and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to run every script application that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or work with images, because both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they shall be available at all times. Thus, you have plenty of alternatives in respect to what functions you and your site visitors can employ, no matter if you're writing the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some application which you've discovered online. You will be able to use all of the popular formats for the images that you upload.