[PD] Gem : many files with [pix_film], sync, etc.
listes at sourcelibre.com
Fri May 19 22:50:31 CEST 2006
On 5/19/06, Thomas Ouellet Fredericks <iamonthebeach at gmail.com> wrote:
> "Is it to avoid the
> time it takes to load a film, or because it is unstable ?"
> I always use this technique because I hate loading times. I also preload all
> my audiofiles.
In tables, or just with a file reader object ?
> Ok, found my last version of v33.readvf. I made a patch with two synched
> videos. You can enven adapt the master to handle network lag. Get it at:
> I simulated the UDP connection with a "send".
Awesome ! I just had the time to do it myself, but I will use yours,
for the sake of using "the original one". ;-) Thanks !
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Alexandre Quessy" <listes at sourcelibre.com>
> To: "Thomas Ouellet Fredericks" <iamonthebeach at gmail.com>
> Cc: <pd-list at iem.at>
> Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 3:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [PD] Gem : many files with [pix_film], sync, etc.
> Yes, I use it all the time.
> But then, I have a synchronization problem : v33.readvf is based on
> the frame rate for its playback speed. As the frame rate changes
> according to the amount of effects you put together (!!!), I cannot
> get a sync between 2 films on 2 different computers. Therefore, I am
> working on changing v33.readvf's frame rate control for a UDP
> broadcasted bang, with a spigot to play/pause the film. Should be
> pretty easy.
> Thomas, while you are here, I was wondering if you used dynamic
> patching in this abstraction because opening many films with the same
> instance of pix_film caused you some troubles ? Is it to avoid the
> time it takes to load a film, or because it is unstable ?
> Thanks !!
> On 5/19/06, Thomas Ouellet Fredericks <iamonthebeach at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi, Alex,
> > my v33 videoplayer (I think the version you use) creates a pix_film
> > instance
> > for every movie it loads.
> > Video load times therefore should not be noticeable.
> > Tom
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Alexandre Quessy" <listes at sourcelibre.com>
> > To: <pd-list at iem.at>
> > Sent: Friday, May 19, 2006 11:32 AM
> > Subject: [PD] Gem : many files with [pix_film], sync, etc.
> > Hi all,
> > I am wondering if my patch will crash if I load many films with a
> > single instance of [pix_film].
> > If so, it's possible to do dynamic patching to create many instances
> > of [pix_film], but this is not a very elegant solution. The delay to
> > get a film open is also to be considered.
> > Using Hans' PD-0.39-2test3 extended on Mac X.4 with a G5 1.33Ghz and a
> > G4 700Mhz. Maybe should I use an old version of PD with Tcl/Tk by
> > iteself to make the GUI faster ?
> > I also absolutely want both computers to play video files in sync. I
> > think the only way to achieve this is to broacast a counter through
> > UDP [netsend].
> > Any help is greatly appreciated !
> > aalex
> > Alexandre Quessy
> > http://alexandre.quessy.net/
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