old version from 2004

Application Details:

Version: 10
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.6.2

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What works

Most things it seems; esp. digital camera handling + simple image manipulation/easy palette. Setup crashes in the end (after install) if not chosen the default settings, in this case you got to kill the remaining window manually.

What does not

The issues back from the early days continue: color balance crashes the program (mfc42), as well does writing text freeze the program (>Internet Explorer), in a way not even Gnome system monitor comes up if you launch it. So you kill wine/Iedit.exe manually via shell, however still the program refuses to start again saying that another user has PhotoImpact running, leaving restart as the only choice for unexperienced people who don't want to spend long on the search for the appropriate command kill. Overall performance as mentioned poor (often freezes for seconds on slow PCs, 100% CPU usage without operations running/Celeron 850). Winetricks (installed comctl32.ocx comdlg32.ocx dcom98 fontfix gdiplus ie8 mfc40 mfc42 msi2 riched20 riched30 richtx32 allfonts native_oleaut32, also with ie7) which I engaged on a new fresh install after Wine 1.2 + Upgrade to clean 1.34 doesn't help, either. Sorry I lack energy at the moment to submit appropriate bug reports, just post this for the users who get the impression this would be a sure thing. It isn't! If you count on the other applications in the typical bundled Ulead package as there are Gif Animizer 5, Cool360 and Photo Explorer 8.5 SE -> they worked, neither, except Album, and crashed on launch.


What was not tested

Most functions, I really got stuck at the very beginning, and I needed something which has a text tool so downgraded to version 5.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

I used the German release distributed by Franzis.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowFreeBSD 10.1Jun 12 20151.6.2No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 05 20101.3.4Yes Yes BronzeJoerg Schlueter 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 30 20091.1.24Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 14 20091.1.12Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jan 07 20080.9.52.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
7072 Ulead PhotoImpact 10/12 error about "lack of resources" then die CLOSED ABANDONED View

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