Enable Imagemagick under Windows with IIS

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Enable Imagemagick under Windows with IIS

Post by magnum2000 » Wed Jul 02, 2008 4:56 pm

i'm installing Serendipity under IIS on Windows Server 2003.
All work fine except the Imagemagick module.
I followed theese steps to enable Imagemagick:
1) Install ImageMagick-6.4.2-1-Q16-windows-dll.exe
2) Allow IUSR account to execute the "conver.exe" file
3) Add web service extension in IIS to "convert.exe"
4) Enable IIS in Serendipity

Now, when I upload an image, this message appears:
Impossibile eseguire: "C:/ImageMagic/convert.exe -antialias -resize "110x110>"

Someone have suggestions to solve the problem?
There is a step by step guide to install Image Magick under IIS?


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Re: Enable Imagemagick under Windows with IIS

Post by garvinhicking » Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:53 am


Instead of using ImageMagick, I'd rather suggest to enable PHP GD library. This has the same functionality, but is much easier to install because it's a PHP module and no external file.

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Post by JPhilip » Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:12 pm


I had the same problem and I liked ImageMagick better because the quality is better for half the size of thumb files.

It seems in Windows, PHP is very sensitive to the way you write the path of the convert executable that you enter in the thumb options.
Two things:
- Use forward slashes in the path
- Do not include the .exe extention a the end

For me, this is the only path that worked: (I placed all imagick executable files in c:\php\imagick)


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