What is the use of imagick?

ImageMagick is an open-source suite of command line tools for manipulating digital images. It is useful for batch processing a large number of images, or to quickly perform precise image modification tasks. ImageMagick can be downloaded from its official website, ImageMagick.org.

What is imagick extension?

The ImageMagick extension, called Imagick when referring to the PHP extension, is a native PHP extension to create and modify images using the ImageMagick API.

How do I reduce the size of an image without losing quality?

But, again, these steps generally apply to any compression tool.

  1. Upload the image. First, open Squoosh in your web browser or as a desktop application, then drag your image into Squoosh.
  2. Check the current file size of your image.
  3. Choose your output format.
  4. Adjust the image quality.
  5. Download the compressed image.

What is imagick library?

Imagick is a PHP extension to create and modify images using the ImageMagick library. There is also a version of Imagick available for HHVM. Although the two extensions are mostly compatible in their API, and they both call the ImageMagick library, the two extensions are completely separate code-bases.

Does ImageMagick use GPU?

For GPU acceleration, ImageMagick uses OpenCL. Ensure the drivers support the protocol, and (re)compile the source code with –enable-opencl . Note that only a few operators will benefit from the GPU.

Who maintains ImageMagick?

ImageMagick Studio LLC
Github. ImageMagick Studio LLC is the organization that designs, maintains, and enhances the ImageMagick software suite.

Where do I put imagick?

Navigate to Home – Software – Module Installers, then click on the Manage button next to PHP Pecl.

  1. In the next screen, select the required PHP version, then click Apply.
  2. You can now enter “imagick” in the Install a PHP Pecl field, and click the Install Now button.

Is imagick required for WordPress?

Dramatically improve the quality of re-sized images by making WordPress use ImageMagick instead of standard GD image library. Requires either ImageMagick binary or Imagick PHP module.