The installation procedure creates a directory tree for the LEADTOOLS files, and adds the demonstration programs and online help to your desktop. You specify the root directory during installation. The following subdirectory structure for the features is created:
|Redist\MM\Win32||Redistributable Multimedia feature files for Win32 systems|
|Redist\MM\x64||Redistributable Multimedia feature files for x64 systems|
|Redist\MM\Win32\RequiresLicensing||Redistributable Multimedia feature files for Win32 systems that require special licensing|
|Redist\MM\x64\RequiresLicensing||Redistributable Multimedia feature files for x64 systems that require special licensing.|
Note: The LEADTOOLS features are provided for evaluation purposes only. You may not copy, redistribute, or deploy in production any of the following files without obtaining the proper license. In some cases, the license is included with your initial purchase of LEADTOOLS. In other cases, you must obtain a license from LEAD by entering into a Duplication and Distribution License. See Licensing. For these special licensing situations, see the notes below accompanying the specific file.
Note: Certain standards-based technology may require patent licenses from third-party patent holders. The license provided by LEAD does not include any third-party patent licenses, and it is your responsibility to acquire any third-party licenses that are required. In certain cases where LEAD is aware of the existence of third-party patents covering a standard, LEAD has acquired a patent license that covers the LEADTOOLS SDK, but LEAD does not have the right to sublicense the patents. In cases where LEAD has acquired a patent license, the contact information for the patent holder/agent is shown below. LEAD makes no representations or warranties whatsoever to the effect that the patent holders shown below constitute all persons holding patents covering the standards-based technology that is included in the Software. LEAD encourages its customers to conduct their own due diligence regarding the potential for third-party patents on any features that are being incorporated into the application.
Note: You may not distribute the header files with your application, and you may not provide software development capabilities in your application.
The Redist folder contains all the files needed on your distribution media to support LEADTOOLS features.
The Redist\xx\RequiresLicensing folder contains the files that require a separate license before you can redistribute them. These can be licensed by purchasing an Add-on module, or by licensing the filters or codecs individually.
You must include the following files on your distribution media to support LEADTOOLS features.
The LEAD DVD Burner burns DVD and ISO images to a DVD disk. It implements the ILTDVDBurner interface. LTDVDBrn2.DLL (Either DSKERNEL2.DLL or LTKRN.DLL, depending on the type of toolkit being used). Requires a LEAD Duplication and Distribution license.
Unlocks the filters and modules provided in Evaluation mode. LEADTOOLS Multimedia toolkit customers use the LEAD DirectShow DSKernel2.DLL, which is required for all applications. Does not require LEAD Duplication and Distribution license.
LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro, Document Imaging, or Medical Imaging toolkit customers use the LEADTOOLS LTKRN.DLL, which is required for all applications. The header file for LTKRN is ltkrn.h. Does not require LEAD Duplication and Distribution license.
For information about the "nag" message and the "no-nag" LTKRN DLL, refer to LEADTOOLS Nag Message.
|Application-Specific||For LEADTOOLS SDK core redistributables requirement of the exact assemblies and libraries to use on a specific platform and application, refer to the Files to be Included.|
|Application-Java-Specific||For LEADTOOLS SDK core redistributables requirement of the exact assemblies and libraries to use on Java platforms and applications, refer to the Files to be Included and Files to be Included with your Java Application.|
|Assembly Directory||For LEADTOOLS SDK installation directory information, refer to Installation Directory.|
|Licensing||For licensing information, refer to LEADTOOLS Runtime Licensing and LEADTOOLS Runtime Licensing FAQ|