ImageMagick and GD are 2 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 feasible, so they need to be installed on a server if you host your websites on it and you would like to have something different from static images with fixed dimensions. If ImageMagick and GD are present, you will be able to edit any image in many different ways - generate thumbnails, change the colors, flip it, blur it, and so on. Naturally, these adjustments are feasible if the script app that you use on your site permits you to do such things. The two libraries can be used with a lot of programming languages - PHP, Python, Perl, and so forth., and support more than a hundred popular image formats that you'll be able to work with - PNG, PSD, JPEG, TIFF, GIF and more.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to execute every script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or work with images, since both are installed and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they'll be available all the time. Thus, you will have numerous options in respect to what attributes both you and your site visitors shall be able to use, regardless of whether you're writing the site code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some app which you have found on the web. You are able to use all popular formats for the images that you upload.