How to install Imagick / imagemagick on Windows 7

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How to install image magic in Windows 7. I followed these instruction

To install IMagick on Windows XP (php 5.2.x)

  1. download and install ImageMagick-6.5.8-7 Q16-windows-dll.exe http://www.imagemagick.org/download/binaries/ ImageMagick-6.5.8-7-Q16-windows-dll.exe

  2. download php_imagick_dyn-Q16.dll from: http://valokuva.org/outside-blog-content/ imagick-windows-builds/080709/

    copy dll to [PHP]/extension dir and rename it to php_imagick.dll

  3. You have to edit your php.ini file and add new extension

    extension=php_imagick.dll
    
    
  4. Save ini file and restart apache server.

    (If necessary, restart your windows)

  5. phpinfo() should show imagick enabled.

after that I execute a sample script but its not working. It shows the Imagic class missing error.

Fatal error: Class 'Imagick' not found in C:...\imgborder.php on line XXX

Please help me to install Imagick. :-(


Check permissions on the .dll file to make sure the Apache user has read access to the file. Better change the permission of the [PHP]/extension directory.

To change the permission

  1. Right click the file(s) or folder(s)
  2. Select "Properties"
  3. Select "Security" tab
  4. Click on "Edit" button.

Change the permission of user to Full Control.