If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the machine in which you host it ought to have the suitable software for that. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a site visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are doable with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that could be set up on a hosting server and that work with a large amount of frequently used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you could use images with any web-based app you want, regardless what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will permit you to work with more than one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled as standard on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the Linux hosting package that you select when you register. This will help you create multimedia sites without worrying about any technical restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar site that engages the guests in some way, you'll be able to offer them a variety of editing solutions for the photographs which they upload. You can also convert text to pictures, which will give you quite a lot of opportunities as to what content you will be able to offer on the website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account shall be generated, so you'll be able to use all of the features of any script app which needs any of these 2 libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, picture galleries, discussion boards, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you'll be able to write the code yourself as we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To provide you with even more options with regards to what apps you will be able to run, we support a number of PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for all of them, which means that the software environment on our servers won't limit your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can have.

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