ImageMagick and GD Library
What is ImageMagick used for? What precisely is the GD Library? What lies behind their worldwide popularity?
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries nowadays. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site doable, so they ought to be present on a server if you host your sites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you'll be able to edit any image in many ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, etcetera. Needless to say, these changes are doable if the script app which you employ on your website enables you to do such things. The two libraries can be used with various website development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so on., and support more than 100 commonly used image formats that you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated as standard on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the cloud hosting
that you select when you register. This will allow you to set up multimedia sites without worrying about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. In case you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar site which engages your guests in some way, you will be able to offer them a variety of editing solutions for the photographs that they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that will provide you with many different opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on your site.