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Installation and Redistribution Notices

This topic gives instructions how to install and uninstall Graphics Mill SDK on the development machine. Also, it describes files which should be redistributed with an application which uses Aurigma Graphics Mill 5.5 for .NET.

Installation

To install Graphics Mill SDK automatically, just run the setup program and follow the wizard instructions. There are the following setup files available:

  • GraphicsMill55dotNET.exe - evaluation version for x86.
  • GraphicsMill55dotNETx64.exe - evaluation version for x64.
  • GraphicsMill55dotNETFull.exe - full version for x86.
  • GraphicsMill55dotNETx64Full.exe - full version for x64.

Setup program will install demo applications, copy all the files to appropriate folders, register the documentation file, and add the links to the Graphics Mill for .NET demos and documentation into the start menu.

Evaluation Version Registration

To evaluate the Graphics Mill for .NET and add-ons you should get and register trial license key. Find the detailed information about trial license key and how it can be registered in Applying Full License Keys article.

Uninstall

To uninstall Graphics Mill SDK open Control Panel, select Add or Remove Programs, and then click the Remove button. After that click Yes, and follow the wizard instructions.

Redistribution Files

To be able to use Aurigma Graphics Mill 5.5 for .NET with your application, you should add references to Graphics Mill for .NET DLL files. After you add a reference, an appropriate DLL is automatically copied to the bin folder of your application.

Important

There is no need to install Graphics Mill SDK on all computers where you are going to run your application. Graphics Mill SDK is necessary only on the developer machine.

The table below describes Graphics Mill for .NET DLL files and their functionality.

File Name Description
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.dll Contains classes from Aurigma.GraphicsMill, Aurigma.GraphicsMill.Codecs, Aurigma.GraphicsMill.Drawing, and Aurigma.GraphicsMill.Transforms namespaces.
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.WinControls.dll Contains visual Windows Forms controls of the Graphics Mill for .NET, i.e. classes from Aurigma.GraphicsMill.WinControls namespace except of Vector Objects module classes.
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.WinControls.VectorObjects.dll Contains visual Vector Objects controls (Windows Forms version) of the Graphics Mill for .NET, i.e. classes from Aurigma.GraphicsMill.WinControls namespace which are related to multi-layer image control functionality.
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls.dll Contains AJAX Controls of the Graphics Mill for .NET, i.e. classes from Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls namespace. Pay attention, the Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls.dll assembly requires ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions 1.0.
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls.VectorObjects.dll Contains AJAX Vector Obejcts module of the Graphics Mill for .NET, i.e. classes from Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls namespace which are related to multi-layer image control functionality, and classes from Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls.VectorObjects, Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls.VectorObjects.Math, and Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls.VectorObjects.RedoUndo namespaces. Pay attention, the Aurigma.GraphicsMill.AjaxControls.VectorObjects.dll assembly requires ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions 1.0.
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.WebControls.dll Contains web controls of the Graphics Mill for .NET, i.e. classes from Aurigma.GraphicsMill.WebControls namespace. Pay attention, the Aurigma.GraphicsMill.WebControls.dll is used for a backward compatibility only.
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.Codecs.AdvancedPsd.dll Contains classes which relate to Advanced PSD Add-on for Graphics Mill . Note, this module can be used with Graphics Mill Pro edition only!
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.Codecs.AviProcessor.dll Contains classes which relate to AVI Processor Add-on for Graphics Mill . Note, this module can be used with x86 version only!
Aurigma.GraphicsMill.Codecs.MediaProcessor.dll Contains classes which relate to Media Processor Add-on for Graphics Mill . Note, this module can be used with x86 version only!

If you are going to distribute your application to machine where it is not guaranteed that Visual C++ 2005 is installed, you should install Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 Redistributable Package ATL Security Update along with your application. You can download this package from Microsoft site: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=766a6af7-ec73-40ff-b072-9112bab119c2.

If your application is based on Graphics Mill for .NET and uses Adobe® CMM for color conversion operations, you should guarantee that Adobe® CMM is installed on users' systems. You need to tell about it in your documenation and consider to redistribute Adobe® CMM along with your installation package. You can download the Adobe® CMM for Windows from the Adobe site: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=3618. See the FAQ: Using Graphics Mill for .NET topic for details.

Note

Adobe® CMM can be used with x86 version of Aurigma Graphics Mill 5.5 for .NET only.

See Also

Manual