README:   Satori PaintFX v1.0
August 1999 - all electronic & CD versions

Spaceward Graphics 1999. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners

 

Welcome to Satori PaintFX for Photoshop, the world’s first resolution independent *64-bit paint, masking, effects and filter plug-in suite for *Photoshop. A whole new World of digital imaging that lets you work fast at any resolution, make changes freely and output the best results.

*Satori FilmFX64 is required for 64-bit paint operations. Photoshop or plug-in compatible software is supported.

At the heart of Satori is advanced pixel-free graphics technology that provides superb performance even with minimum system configurations. You will find that Satori easily outperform the fastest pixel-based drawing and image editing software available but even more remarkable are the fully integrated vector and bitmap editing features that are unmatched by any other single package. http://satoripaint.com/ProdInfo/InformationBenchTest.htm

Satori PaintFX plug-in provides a direct interface to Satori, the award winning real-time Paint and 2D-design environment, right inside Photoshop. You can select from the most comprehensive range of object-based design tools available including real-time painting, illustration, masking, 2D graphics design, layer compositing, "non-destructive" image editing and custom filter design. Use Satori tools to make your own custom 64-bit compatible filter library and apply complex effects in one step right inside Photoshop using the Satori CanvasFX plug-in.

To purchase Satori PaintFX and other Satori product, see ordering instructions below or complete the order form installed with this software. More information about Satori PaintFX plug-in suite and Satori design software http://www.satoripaint.com/ProdInfo/index.htm

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTICE

You may use Satori PaintFX on any day up to a maximum of 10 days. If after your 10-day evaluation period you would like to continue to use this plug-in suite then you must register and pay the license fee.

If you have already purchased Satori PaintFX then you will have been provided with a unique CD-key. You will need to enter your CD-key, close and restart Photoshop to continue to use Satori PaintFX plug-ins after the 10-day trial has expired. Please register on-line http://www.satoripaint.com/registration.htm or complete the registration form included with the software. You must register to receive support and product update information.

FilmFX users
Registered paid-up users of Satori FilmFX versions qualify for a FREE copy of Satori PaintFX. Your existing CD-key will enable Satori PaintFX.

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BlueBulletTiny.gif (945 bytes) Introduction
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BlueBulletTiny.gif (945 bytes) Registration
BlueBulletTiny.gif (945 bytes) Getting Started
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About this file

This file contains important last-minute product information not included in your Satori PaintFX user documentation. Please refer to install.doc for software installation and the installed manual.html for getting started with PaintFX. More information about using Satori design software can be found in the on-line help and reference for the version you are using.

Introduction

Welcome to Satori PaintFX for Photoshop, the world’s first resolution independent *64-bit paint, masking, effects and filter plug-in suite for *Photoshop. A whole new World of digital imaging that lets you work fast at any resolution, make changes freely and output the best results.

*Satori FilmFX64 is required for 64-bit paint operations. Photoshop or plug-in compatible software is supported.

The Satori PaintFX plug-in suite comprises 3 separate plug-in’s:

Refer to the installed manual.html for information on how to use these plug-in’s

Ordering

You can order from Spaceward Graphics Ltd, by payment with check ( Sterling) or credit card (MasterCard and Visa). The numbers for ordering are: + 44 1954 261333 Voice or Fax +44 1638 731795 or place your order using sales@satoripaint.com or http://www.satoripaint.com

You can purchase on-line from the Satori store or from other authorized Satori resellers http://www.satoripaint.com/OrderForm.htm

After payment has been completed you will be provided with a unique CD-key and instructions on how to download the product with documentation. You must register to receive support and product update information.

Registration

You must register to receive support and product update information. Complete the registration form installed with this software and mail to sales@satoripaint.com or register on-line at http://www.satoripaint.com/registration.htm

Getting Started

See software installation (install.doc) for a step by step guide to installation and setup.

System Requirements

Satori PaintFX for Windows ’98, Windows NT is available for Intel processors only. (All Satori versions are currently being tested with Windows 2000). Please note that PaintFX will not run in Windows 3.x and versions of NT less than 4.0 are not recommended.

Important Notice:  v1.01 includes an update to PaintFX to enable use on Windows 95. CanvasFX and the RIR loader will still not work under Windows 95.

To use Satori PaintFX plug-ins you will need

Photoshop Plug-in compatibility

Satori PaintFX plug-ins have been tested with latest release versions Photoshop, Paint-Shop Pro and Painter. You may be able to use PaintFX plug-ins with other software that supports Photoshop compatible Plug-ins but these have not been tested at the time of the release.

Support and Problem Reporting

Before reporting any problems, please refer to the documents installed with the software. If possible complete a problem report form and forward this by email or fax to:

Support@satoripaint.com
Fax +44 (0)1638 731795
Telephone support:
Hot-line telephone support is available Monday-Friday,9:00AM-5:00 PM, excluding holidays.

Warranty support:
A registered user is entitled to a limited number of free installation or configuration calls.
Telephone: +44 (0)1954 261333
No charges will be served for warranty calls but we do reserve the right to charge for excessive usage of our telephone support services.

Examples of installation and configuration incidents are:

1) Inability to successfully launch the application upon installation.
2) Canvas (.cvs) filters do not load or render correctly.

Customer Support & Satori Community

If you have any questions regarding technique or specific creative applications, please forward your questions by email to support@satoripaint.com. Alternatively, you can visit the Satori conference area or subscribe to the Satori Internet User List using the following process

Satori Internet User List satori-request@pigsfly.com typing "SUBSCRIBE" in the body of the message

Satori conference area http://www.i-us.com/satori.htm

Documentation

A Manual.html file has been installed automatically in the \Satori\manual directory.

The latest documentation available at the time of distribution has been included with this release. Updated user information, more tutorials and sample CanvasFX Filter (.cvs) files can be obtained by visiting the Satori web site. http://www.satoripaint.com

Installed Files

The following files are installed during the installation of Satori PaintFX

Plug-ins:
Satoriformat.8bi
CanvasFX.8bf
Satlink.8bf

Programs and other files:

Setdir.exe
Glcwind.dll
Satsec.dll
CanvasFX.memory
18 sample CanvasFX filter (.cvs)

Documentation:

Manual.html
Registration.txt
Install.rtf
License.doc
License.txt
Orderform.rtf
Probform.rtf
Readme.doc
ShareLicense.rtf

New Information for this Release

For more information on this release see :

New Features http://www.satoripaint.com/ProdInfo/GeneraInformationIndex.htm .

Technical Bulletins http://www.satoripaint.com/TechBull/TechnicalBulletinIndex.htm

 

Known Limitations and Problems in this Release

To obtain a current list of all known problems visit http://www.satoripaint.com. For more information or to report a problem contact support@satoripaint.com

Short Description: Windows ’95 support

Problem Description: Satori PaintFX 1.0 does not install and operate correctly under all versions of Windows ’95. Reported problems are being investigated and a patch update can be expected shortly. Contact support@satoripaint.com for more information.

 
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