• Installing/Configuring
  • Requirements

  • Requirements
  • Requirements


    If you have the GD library (available at » you will
    also be able to create and manipulate images.

    The format of images you are able to manipulate
    depend on the version of GD you install, and any other libraries
    GD might need to access
    those image formats. GIF support is available as
    of gd-2.0.28.

    Note: libgd-2.0.4 or higher is required. As of PHP 5.5
    libgd-2.1.0 or higher is required. Alternatively, use the bundled
    GD library that ships with

    You may wish to enhance GD to handle more image formats.

    Supported image formats
    Image format Library to download Notes
    gif   Only supported in GD
    versions newer than gd-2.0.28. Write
    support is available as of PHP 5.0.1.
    jpeg » When building the jpeg library (prior to building PHP) you must
    use the –enable-shared
    option in the configure step. If you do not, you will receive an
    error saying libjpeg.(a|so) not found when you get to the
    configure step of building PHP.
    png »
    xpm »!INDEX.html It’s likely you have this library already available, if your
    system has an installed X-Environment.

    You may wish to enhance GD to deal with different fonts. The
    following font libraries are supported:

    Supported font libraries
    Font library Download Notes
    FreeType 1.x » Support for FreeType 1.x has been removed as of PHP 5.3.0.
    FreeType 2 »  
    T1lib » Support for Postscript Type 1 fonts (Removed as of PHP