If you would want to have dynamic images on your website, the server in which you host it should have the proper software for that. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images via a script app. All these things are possible with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be installed on a hosting server and which work with a lot of popular scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you could use images with any web-based app you'd like, regardless what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow 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 are present and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the Linux hosting service that you select when you join us. This will help you set up multimedia sites without worrying about any kind of technical restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar site which engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to offer them a variety of editing options for the pictures they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, which provides you with numerous opportunities regarding what content you can offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Each and every semi-dedicated server plan that we provide includes ImageMagick and GD Library support by default. The libraries will be enabled at all times even if you change the PHP version that is in use by your account, therefore you won't have to re-enable anything manually if you move from PHP 5 to PHP 4 or vice versa. Provided the script app which you use has in-built features to use pictures and charts, it'll function flawlessly on our servers, regardless of whether you've discovered it online, if it's part of the script library which you are able to access from the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel or if you created it on your own. Using our services, you're able to build multi-media image galleries, portfolio sites or feature-rich social network portals.