Imagemagick error: not being able to read EPS files


i have imagemagick 6.5.9-5 Q16 (x64) running under windows 2003 x64 server.

i have a problem: imagemagick not being able to read EPS images, i am receiving the following error:

ImDisplayDoc Function [DoReadImage] reported an error.
imdisplay.exe; PostScript Delegate Failed 'C:\homepage.exp': no such file or directory @ error/ps.c/ReadPSImage/766

I tried downgrading, tried the 32-bit release and still recieving same error, any idea?

Thanks in advance
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ImageMagick has always been less than stellar in it's handling of EPS files. Typically this stems from issues with PostScript support, I believe. Please do the following: Run the command "identify -list format" and see if the results show "PS rw+ PostScript" or something similar, so we can be sure your build is properly supporting PS. Let us know what you find out.

jmhabis2Author Commented:
Hey LHerrou,

I ran the command and the result was that both PS and EPS are there , PS has rw+ and EPS has rw-

still having the same problem. I shall try un-installing and re-installing again.

As i read, installing ImageMagick 64 bit release  requires that you install the C++ runtime packages (both x64 and x86) could those cause an issue ?

jmhabis2Author Commented:
I managed to get this fixed

turned out to be a registry issue, had to fix manually.


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Excellent. I'm glad you were able to get it sorted. Can you post some more details on the registry fix, for others who may encounter the problem?
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