Problem with “PHP GD extension not being installed”

Hi,
I just realized that on my local site I cannot visualize invoices or packng slips. Instead In woocommerce -> pdfinvoices -> preview, I get this message: Error trying to generate document: The PHP GD extension is required, but is not installed.
If i try to edit an older invoice in woocommerce->orders I get a more complete message.

Exception: The PHP GD extension is required, but is not installed.

C:\xampp\htdocs\mysite\wp-content\plugins\woocommerce-pdf-invoices-packing-slips\vendor\dompdf\dompdf\lib\Cpdf.php (5833)

#0 C:\xampp\htdocs\mysite\wp-content\plugins\woocommerce-pdf-invoices-packing-slips\vendor\dompdf\dompdf\src\Adapter\CPDF.php(677): Dompdf\Cpdf->addPngFromFile('file://C:\\xampp...', 57.442913385827, 733.29354330709, 120, 79.5)
#1 C:\xampp\htdocs\mysite\wp-content\plugins\woocommerce-pdf-invoices-packing-slips\vendor\dompdf\dompdf\src\Renderer\Image.php(68): Dompdf\Adapter\CPDF->image('file://C:\\xampp...', 57.442913385827, 29.096456692913, 120, 79.5, 'normal')

…etc… total of twenty similar error lines

I have php 8.13, wordpress 6.02, woocommerce 6.9.2 and the latest version (3.1.1) of “woocommerce-pdf-invoices-packing-slips”. Until recently the plugin worked without problems and is still working on my live site (fortunately). On my live site, I have the
same PHP, WP, Woocommerce and woocommerce-pdf-invoices-packing-slips versions.

What is this PHP GD extension and why should I need it?

Thanks for your help.

 

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