ImageMagick and GD are 2 of the most frequently used graphic software libraries out there. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on a website feasible, so they need to be installed on a server if you host your websites on it and you 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 many different ways - create thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Naturally, these tweaks are doable if the script application that you employ on your site permits you to carry out such things. The 2 libraries can be used with a lot of web development languages - PHP, Python, Perl, etcetera., and support over a hundred frequently used image formats which you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated as standard on our innovative cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the Linux cloud hosting that you select when you sign up. This will help you create interactive websites without worrying about any sort of technical restrictions on our end. If you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while when you've got a social network or a similar website that engages the visitors in some way, you will be able to provide them with a number of editing solutions for the images that they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that gives you numerous opportunities as to what content you are able to offer on the website.