How to Install ImageMagick and Imagick on cPanel Server

February 25, 2023 / cPanel & WHM

ImageMagick is an application for working with images while the Imagick is a PHP extension to modify/create images using the ImageMagick API.

Installing ImageMagick and Imagick on your cPanel server can enhance your image-handling capabilities. If you are not a tech expert and want to increase the functionality of your website, our in-depth tutorial will guide you through the process.

Here’s the steps to installing ImageMagick and Imagick on the cPanel server using SSH and WHM.

Install ImageMagick using SSH (shell).

Before proceeding with the installation process, it is best to make sure that ImageMagick is already installed. Run this simple command:


You can now proceed with the installation by typing the following command


After the installation is complete, use this command to check your ImageMagick version:

/usr/bin/convert --version

Installing Imagick via WHM:

  1. Go to WHM -> Software -> Module Installers -> PHP Pecl (Manage).
    Module Installers
    PHP Pecl
  2. Type in imagick in “Install a PHP Pecl” and click Install.
    Install ImageMagick

You’re done! Enhance the appearance and functionality of your website with ImageMagick and Imagick. 

Also Read : How to Create a Thumbnail Image in cPanel

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