ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most popular graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website doable, so they need to be present on a server if you host your internet sites on it and you would like to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are installed, you will be able to edit any image in various ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etc. However, these adjustments are doable if the script application that you use on your website enables you to do such things. The two libraries can easily be used with various programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than 100 popular image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux cloud hosting that you select when you sign up. This will help you create multimedia websites without having to worry about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while if you've got a social network or a similar website that engages the visitors in some way, you will be able to offer them a number of editing solutions for the pictures that they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which gives you many different opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on your website.