If you would like to have dynamic images on your website, the server in which you host it ought to have the proper software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images via a script application. All of these things are feasible through ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which could be set up on a hosting server and which work with a lot of widely used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you could use images with any web-based app that you would like, irrespective of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will permit you to work with over 100 different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and enabled by default on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the shared web hosting that you select when you join us. This will allow you to build multimedia sites without having to worry about any technical restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar website which engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to offer them a number of editing options for the images that they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which gives you numerous opportunities as to what content you can offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud web hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account will be created, therefore you will be able to employ all of the features of any script app which needs any of the two libraries to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, forums, and the like. If you are a website designer, you're able to write the code yourself as we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To give you even more options with regards to what apps you can run, we support a variety of PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick shall be enabled for each of them, which means that the software environment on the servers won't limit your choice in terms of the types of websites which you can have.