ImageMagick and GD Library
Find out what ImageMagick is and what the GD Library is used for and why they're so popular.
ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a hosting server for images to appear on a given internet site. They allow you to execute different tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, and so forth. These things can easily be done online and in real time, so if you include a static image, for example, the libraries make it possible for a thumbnail to appear on the site or for the image to be resized automatically based on the device and resolution the site visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be used with various web programming languages like PHP, Perl and Python, so you don't have to stick to only one language to build your website. They work with more than a hundred formats, including the most widely used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you will not have any kind of problems to run any kind of script app which needs these libraries in order to operate effectively. Numerous apps allow you to use graphs and pictures - message boards, content management systems, blog platforms, etcetera, so if you work with such software on our end, you can use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images linked to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. The two libraries will be provided with all the PHP versions that you're able to select through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.