If you would want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the machine in which you host it needs to have the suitable software for that. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are feasible via ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that may be set up on a web server and that work with a wide range of widely used scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you can use images with any web-based app that you would like, regardless what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with over one hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated by default on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the cloud web hosting that you select when you sign up. This will help you build multimedia sites without having to worry about any technical limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar website which engages your guests in some way, you're able to provide them with various editing options for the images which they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you will be able to offer on your site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to execute any kind of script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or work with images, because both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may change the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they will be available all of the time. Thus, you'll have a number of alternatives in respect to what attributes you and your website visitors can employ, regardless of whether you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application which you have discovered on the worldwide web. You are able to take advantage of all of the widespread formats for the images which you upload.