We are using GD2. I just removed bmp files from the photos allowed to upload in the admin control panel. if I were to find and delete all of these bmp files from PHPMyAdmin, eliminating the need to switch, then which one is the best, most stable performer? GD2 or ImageMagick? I was told by several that GD2 is better, which is why we have been using it.
If you do have Imagemagick on the server I would always suggest using it as it is not constrained by PHP settings like GD2 is. I would assume you had it at one point but in case you do not here is the instructions for installing it if you want to do that. |
PhotoPost PHP Photo Sharing Photo Gallery ImageMagick Installation Guide
That way obviously you can support the widest range of images.
If you are not going to install it then make sure bmp or any other files that GD2 does not support are not listed under your allowed files in upload options. Then of course you would need to remove any files like that or every time you rebuild thumbs when you change the size you will get errors like this.