Adobe After Effects CS4 (9.0.x)

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NameAdobe After Effects
VersionCS4 (9.0.x)
Wine Version1.6
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Initially released: September 23, 2008

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Old test results
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Selected Test Results (selected in 'Test Results' table below)

What works
Executing the program.

What does not

What was not tested
Using the software.

Additional Comments

First, installed those packages with winetricks;
allcodecs wmp10 atmlib gdiplus quicktime76 vcrun2005 vcrun2008 vcrun2010
Then copied adobe folder in program files and common files from windows installation to wine folder.
    After that program executed with no problem.I used a bit than closed it.Then second time executing the program, it started to give Atm Library Licensing Error and shutting itself down.
Test Results
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 05 20131.6 No, but has workaround Yes Garbage Fatih Yıldırım 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 10 20101.3.2 No Not installable Garbage Jonas Heinrich 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 24 20101.2-rc4 No, but has workaround Yes Gold an anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 20 20101.2-rc4 No, but has workaround No Garbage Jonas Heinrich 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 12 20101.2-rc3 No Not installable Garbage Jonas Heinrich 

Known bugs
Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
18070 Multiple apps need separate msi custom action server process due to COM/MTA and/or isolation issues (Adobe CS3/CS4, Flash, Windows SDK 2008, Strawberry Perl, MS Office 2010) NEW View
20955 Adobe CS4 - Licence not shown REOPENED View


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After Effects CS4, installation instructions (Wine 1.7.36 and newer)
by Fincer on Friday February 27th 2015, 3:42
Just FYI. Adobe After Effects CS4 should be installable pretty much with the same instructions as is Adobe Premiere Pro CS3:

1) Patch & compile Wine with MSI dummy actions patch + kernel threadpool patch (see Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 AppDB page for details)
2) winetricks msxml3 msxml6 wininet vcrun2005 vcrun6 gdiplus atmlib quicktime72
(cocec support? winetricks amstream quartz ffdshow and codec tricks should do the job as for Adobe Premiere CS3. This need additional testing, though)
3) Install After Effects CS4
4) Set Direct Draw Renrerer to gdi and windows mode to Win7. Use native dll overrides for msvcr80 and msvcp80 in winecfg

Only trial version tested.

The only real issue I've had is that there is no sound, no matter what I do. If someone has figured out a solution, it would be very kindful to share it with the community!

Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 AppDB page:

If you follow these installation instructions, you can forget all the long-way instructions I've written for After Effects CS3 (i.e. "Copy all stuff from Windows").

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