ImageMagick and GD Library
Find what ImageMagick is and just what the GD Library can be used for and why they are so widely common.
ImageMagick and GD are software libraries that ought to be present on a server for images to appear on a given website. They enable you to carry out various tasks with the images - create, flip, resize, change colors, and so on. These things can be done online and in real time, so if you add 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 with regards to the device and resolution which the visitor is using. Both ImageMagick and GD can be employed with lots of web programming languages including PHP, Perl and Python, so you do not have to stick to just one language to build your site. They work with more than a hundred formats, including the most frequently used ones - JPEG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the Linux hosting package that you select when you register. This will help you build multimedia websites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while when you have a social network or a similar site which engages the guests in some way, you will be able to offer them various editing solutions for the photos they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that provides you with various opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on the site.