ImageMagick and GD Library
What's ImageMagick used for? What precisely is the GD Library? What is the reason for their popularity?
ImageMagick and GD are two of the most popular graphic software libraries available on the market. They make the dynamic creation and editing of images and graphs on an internet site possible, so they need to be installed on a web server if you host your internet sites on it and you would like to have something different than static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are set up, you will be able to edit any image in a variety of ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so forth. Needless to say, these changes are possible if the script app which you employ on your internet site permits you to do such things. The two libraries can be used with different programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than one hundred widely used image formats which you shall be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and many more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all the semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you will not have any kind of problems to run any script app which requires these libraries to operate effectively. Many apps allow you to work with graphs and images - message boards, cms, blog platforms, and many others, so when you employ such software on our end, you'll be able to use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images linked to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network site, for example. The two libraries will be available with all of the PHP versions which you will be able to select through the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.