Adobe After Effects

Initially released: September 23, 2008

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Application Details:

Version: CS4 (9.0.x)
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 4.8-staging

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

Executing the program and plugin.


What does not

Windows media player 10 not install and error import Windows Media Player


What was not tested

all tested

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Intel
  • Driver: open source

Additional Comments

  WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.after_effect_cs4 wineboot

  mkdir $HOME/.cache/winetricks/msxml3/
  wget -P $HOME/.cache/winetricks/msxml3/ http://repository.playonlinux....  
  regsvr32 msxml3.dll
  WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.after_effect_cs4/ wine msiexec /i $HOME/.cache/winetricks/msxml3/msxml3.msi 
  WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.after_effect_cs4/ winetricks atmlib riched20 riched30 msxml6 gdiplus quicktime76 vcrun2005 vcrun2008 vcrun2010 xvid wmp9 vcrun6sp6
  WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.after_effect_cs4/ wineserver -w

Run setup #WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.after_effect_cs4/ winecfg and set Windows XP default system

Run setup #WINEPREFIX=$HOME/.after_effect_cs4/ wine setupadobe.exe

Before install After Effects /home/USERNAME/.after_effect_cs4/drive_c/Program Files/Adobe/Adobe After Effects CS4/Support Files/Plug-ins/Format

Rename CNImported.AEX file to -> CNImported.AEX.old

Rename WMImport.AEX file to -> WMImport.AEX.old

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentCondres OSMay 21 20194.8-stagingYes Yes NoSilverCalogero Scarnà 
ShowUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 05 20131.6No, but has workaround Yes GarbageFatih Yıldırım 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 10 20101.3.2No Not installable GarbageJonas Heinrich 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 24 20101.2-rc4No, but has workaround Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 20 20101.2-rc4No, but has workaround No GarbageJonas Heinrich 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
13064 AfterEffects 7 tryout crashes on startup, needs GDI32.dll.CreateFontIndirectExW CLOSED FIXED View
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) CLOSED FIXED View
20955 Adobe CS4 - Licence not shown CLOSED ABANDONED View

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