ImageMagick and GD Library
What is ImageMagick used for? What exactly is the GD Library? What is the reason for their popularity?
If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server where you host it ought to have the correct software for that. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a website visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are feasible through ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which can be set up on a web server and which work with a great number of widespread scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you can use images with any web-based app you want, irrespective of the language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will permit you to work with more than a hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting
All of the Linux website hosting that we supply are generated on our advanced cloud platform and due to the fact that both GD Library and ImageMagick are present on it, your script apps can use these software suites at any time. The libraries can be found with all of the PHP versions that we offer because we support PHP 4 and several versions of PHP 5. Regardless if you employ a tailor-made script, one of the applications which you're able to install through the Hepsia Control Panel or a third-party app that you find on the Internet, you are able to build feature-rich multimedia websites, such as image galleries or socially-oriented portals where both you and the visitors will be able to work with graphs and / or images in real time as long as the script features such options.