Installing dgVoodoo2 Edit
- Download dgVoodooWIP35 zip. Extract the folder anywhere.
- Open the MS folder inside the dgVoodooWIP35 and copy D3D8.dll
- Open your POL folder (FFXI/SquareEnix/PlayOnlineViwer) and paste D3D8.dll inside.
- Launch dgVoodooCpl.exe in the dgVoodooWIP35 folder once for it to create a config file.
- Download d3dcompiler_47 zip, and extract it anywhere.
- Copy or cut d3dcompiler_47.
- If you are running a Windows 32 bit operating system, paste it in Windows/System32/
- If you are running a Windows 64 bit operating system, paste it in Windows/SysWOW64/
Confirm it is being applied to FFXI Edit
- Launch FFXI and check if the dgVoodoo watermark is in the bottom right, if so it is installed correctly.
- Open dgVoodooCpl.exe again and turn off the watermarks on Glide, and Directx tabs.
- Update the Vram on the Directx tab to above 64mb. 1024mb if your machine will allow it.
- Anisotropic and Antialiasing (MSAA) can be configured higher.
- Save the config in the /SquareEnix/PlayOnlineViewer/ folder.
Installing Reshade Edit
- Go to Reshade.me and download the installer on the front page.
- Select Directx10+ and select POL.exe in your /SquareEnix/PlayOnlineViewer/ folder when it asks for you to choose a game.
- After selecting POL.exe it will ask for which shading and post processing effects you would like to install. Pick what you want.
- Recommended: Ambient Lighting, Clarity, Levels, and Vibrance.
- The recommend settings should give the effects on the right of the image below.
- You're with done with installation!
- Upon launching FFXI, a Reshade box should appear at the top of your screen.
- A small tutorial should launch upon pressing Shift + F2
- Play around with it until you find something you like!