Hi all. I'm assuming eye candy is not working in x6 because x6 is now true 64 bit.
Can someone share a link for how to install the 64bit eye candy so it works in Corel PP x6?
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Yes, it's a known issue where 64 bit apps can't use 32bit plugins, you need the 64bit version of the plugin for it to work
Either contact the Plugin Developer for advice on how to acquire the 64bit version or download and install the 32bit version of CGSX6.
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The plug in developer does not support coreldraw (never has). They do have a 64 bit version though.
I do not want to use the 32 bit version of CGSx6 and lose all of the 64 benefits.
Yep. I went through this years ago with Adobe products. Eye Candy to be the 64 bit version or you could install the 32 bit version of Draw.
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The PS Plugins we currently support in X6 (both 32-bit and 64-bit) are based on an older SDK of the PhotoShop plugins. What I can tell you know is that our goal is to support the latest SDK of the PS Plugins with the first update for X6 that we will release later this year (e.g. EyeCandy 64-bit should work on PHOTO-PAINT X6 64-bit). I believe this is a plug-in we already have on our list to test for that update.
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My thanks to Foster Coburn. I copied and pasted the LIBMMD.DLL file to the Program64 folder and also the Eye Candy folder (where the other eye candy .dll files are found).
My Eye Candy is back up and running and MUCH faster than the 32 bit version. Also, with the 32 bit version I had to limit my bitmap size to about 30MB when working with the bevel effect or else complete the bevel in "pieces". No problems using the effect with much larger bitmaps (nice!).
Hello guys. Sorry for not being as computer literate as I need to be but could someone be a little more specific on where to find & paste the LIBMMD.DLL file so it will run Eye Candy 6 in CorelDraw X6? Or point me to the link if Foster has already posted the update mentioned earlier in this thread. Thanks for your help.
Is it okay to download/install a trial version of Photoshop, then copy the LIBMMD.DLL to Eye Candy, Corel, etc.?
I just installed the trial version of Photoshop 64-bit and copied the libmmd.dll over to my C:\Program Files\Corel\CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6\Programs64 and C:\Program Files\Corel\Plugins\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 6 folders. Eye Candy 6 came up fine in CorelDraw X6 PhotoPaint.
I looked at the details of libmmd.dll. It's NOT an Adobe-created dll. It's an Intel C++ math library. So, I don't see how a licensing issue could develop. It's not owned by Adobe. It's owned by Intel and used to create Adobe products as well as other products. I have Nero v10 CD burning software, and this dll is present in that software. I also have TMPGEnc Video Mastering Works 5, which also has a version of this dll.
The version of libmmd.dll in Adobe Photoshop is 10.0.10.2.
I totally agree. AlienSkin needs to fix this. On the SDK issue, several toolkits are free to use by the public to develop in C++, VB, etc.. Java SDK, .NET Framework, etc. That anyone can use freely.
Here's what I got from AlienSkin today...
I am sorry that you are unable to install Eye Candy 6 into Corel PhotoPaint x6. Having to make the decision to drop Corel support was not something we took lightly. It was a difficult decision for us. The truth of the matter is we are a small software company and Corel kept changing things in their programs that required full rewrites of our software in order to be compatible. This is something that was just not possible for us to do. The fact that this has left you stranded bothers me, but there isn't much I can do.
I have run several tests up to this point. I installed both 32 and 64bit versions of Corel PhotoPaint x6. As you have found, in the 64bit version, everything but Eye Candy 6 shows up. However in the 32bit version, everything shows up even Eye Candy 6. How much memory(RAM) does your computer have in it?
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They'll get something figured out.