ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website feasible, so they must be installed on a web server if you host your sites on it and you would want to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you shall be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. However, these modifications are feasible if the script application which you use on your website permits you to do such things. The 2 libraries could be used with different web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over one hundred widely used image formats which you will be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them whatever the shared web hosting that you select when you register. This will help you set up interactive sites without having to worry about any sort of technical restrictions on our end. If you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while when you've got a social network or a similar website which engages your visitors in some way, you are able to offer them a variety of editing options for the images that they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which will provide you with numerous opportunities as to what content you'll be able to offer on your website.