gd is a library for creating and reading PNG, JPEG, GIF, WBMP, and XPM images. It has many features and can be used in scripts (e.g. PHP, Perl, Ruby, Lua, and Python) for dynamic image generation. PHP users should note that PHP 4.3.x includes its own distribution of gd, which is currently the best choice for PHP applications.


Recent releases

  •  24 May 2013 07:26

    Release Notes: This release fixes reported bugs and glitches.

    •  13 May 2013 22:37

      Release Notes: Most PHP libgd enhancements and functions were merged. Only symbols which should be exported are now exported. SONAME was bumped to 3.

      •  28 Nov 2007 18:47

        Release Notes: Minor issues in the copy and PNG functions and a possible crash in the WBMP read have been fixed.

        •  21 Jun 2007 21:02

          Release Notes: This release introduces a number of fixes for bugs and security issues. Thread safety of the GIF read and the Freetype functions have been improved. VMS build scripts have been added.

          •  15 Jun 2007 05:29

            Release Notes: Various new issues have been discovered and fixed since the last release candidate. A regression in the arc function has been fixed.


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