Imaging for Windows
For Microsoft Windows XP and Vista users seeking Kodak
Imaging for Windows
capabilities and for developers who have used the ActiveX (OCX) controls to
integrate imaging functionality within applications, Global360 Imaging for Windows
provides the Imaging features found in Microsoft Windows 95 through to Windows 2000 but no
longer included in Windows
360 Imaging for Windows makes it easy for you to find, print, and distribute
paper-based documents. Desktop scanning replaces manual data entry;
annotation does away with paper memos and stick-on notes and replaces endless
photocopying and distribution.
The Kodak/Wang OCX (ActiveX) controls; ImgEdit, ImgAdmin, ImgThumb, ImgScan and ImgOCR are
included up to release 4.0
With the new release 4.0 there is a separate developer kit containing the
Imaging Out of The Box or Build Custom
Applications - Use Imaging for
Windows out of the box to improve productivity for
individuals, work groups, and entire organizations, or
leverage its Server Access
COM object or the optional powerful ActiveX controls to create robust custom applications with embedded
imaging capabilities. Global 360 (formerly eiStream, Eastman
Software, Kodak and Wang) Imaging for Windows ActiveX
controls allow developers to add imaging capabilities to
programs that support ActiveX, including Visual Basic and
ActiveX Controls & COM Object - Global 360 Imaging
for Windows has a separate Software Development Kit (SDK)
available which includes a number of objects providing access to
key imaging functions. These are:
- Image Administration Control -
Administer image files, provides common dialog boxes for
image operations, and manipulates pages within an image
- Image Edit Control - Displays,
annotates, manipulates, and manages image files.
- Image Annotation Tool Button Control
- Adds text and graphical annotations to displayed image
- Image Thumbnail Control - Displays
thumbnail views of images contained in an image file.
- Image Scan Control - Scans paper
documents via TWAIN-compatible scanners.
- Image OCR Control - Converts image files to formatted, editable text.
- Server Access Object (COM Object) -
Provides access to Global360 Imaging Server capabilities.
The Server Access Object allows applications to use
Imaging Server as both a file server and an image server.
Work in Production
- Imaging for Windows supports an integrated query
environment when used as the client for Global360 WMS Imaging and
Workflow. In addition it is used as the supporting tool for
all client-imaging capabilities for this high-end production
- Intel Pentium or equivalent processor
Windows Vista™ with Service Pack 1 (or later), Windows XP
with Service Pack 2 (or later), or Windows 2000 with Service Pack
4 (or later)
64 MB RAM or more for Windows 2000 and Windows XP, or
1 GB RAM or more for Windows Vista
- At least 35 MB of available
hard disk space on the system drive.
- CD-ROM drive for software installation
- VGA controller with at least 1 MB of memory
- TWAIN-compliant scanner or other device (optional) and
fax/modem card (optional) to take advantage of Global 360 Imaging for Windows scanning and faxing capabilities.
- Windows 2000, Windows NT and Windows
98 include a free, non-distributable, version of Imaging
for Windows without the OCR (Optical Character
Recognition) and other advanced features of Global
360 Imaging for Windows.
- Windows XP and later does not include a free
version of Imaging for Windows, and free versions from
older operating systems may not be installed upon it.
- Global 360 Imaging for Windows
requires one licence for each PC it is installed on.
Volume licence packs are available.
Global 360 Imaging for Windows is also known as Wang
Imaging for Windows, Kodak Imaging for Windows, Eastman Imaging for Windows,
Microsoft Imaging for Windows, eiStream Imaging and Kodak Imaging Preview.
Imaging for Windows used to be included in Microsoft Windows.
Applications developed with Global 360 Imaging for Windows
software applications throughout the world have been developed using the
Imaging for Windows tools, including Alliance
Imager, Alliance BatchScan and
to install Imaging for Windows 98 How
to install Imaging for Windows 95
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