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« on: April 20, 2004, 02:01:55 AM »
I'm using coppermine image gallery.
but when users upload gif's, there is no preview available. (only a red cross)

currently I use GD 2.x

but I can also use ImageMagick.

Which is best ?

if ImageMagick is the best one to use, where can I find the path to that application?  


thank you

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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2004, 05:19:11 AM »
When using ImageMagick to convert files you need to use the following path: /usr/local/bin/convert. The executable parts of ImageMagick commands in: /usr/local/bin/

To use Imagemagick on animated .gifs, you need exec() enabled on the server. It is disabled on many of the servers for security reasons. You can request to be moved to a server that has it enabled by emailing support@lunarpages.

I use Coppermine and it works fine with GD 2.x except for animated .gifs which it can't handle. It may be a path setting that is wrong or a permissions error. You can try it and see.

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« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2004, 10:17:48 AM »
thanks

I would like coppermine to display gif as well...
something it does not do currently because I use GD.

I'm on Valina currently

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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2004, 07:04:15 PM »
That's fine. Then you should use Imagemagick and you are already on a server with exec() so it should work fine.