[PD] advise on making mjpeg, pdp and libquicktime happy

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Wed Oct 17 16:36:40 CEST 2007

Hmm, I wonder what magic the pure:dyne people used?  It would be very  
good to incorporate that into Pd-extended.  Luckily we are meeting on  
the 22nd to discuss that :D.

I notice your movie is an AVI, libquicktime is for Quicktime format,  
i.e .mov (but I guess you can also getting working with AVIs, like  
pure:dyne).  I think you should try to convert your movie to a .MOV.   
VLC makes it really easy with it's "wizard", under the "File" menu.


On Oct 17, 2007, at 6:54 AM, danja vasiliev wrote:

> no, still my mjpegs cant be loaded in PD. regardless all my  
> attempts and
> fiddling with versions of libquicktime, pd and pdp i can't get similar
> functionality to PD installation in current Pure:Dyne.
> http://royalrabbit.goto10.org/rl/NL_waag.org/testing/iso/ 
> puredyne-2.3.66-DVD-RC1.iso
> here is an example file of my struggle -
> http://k0a1a.net/snappy/13-08-2007/21.avi
> i'm still hoping to find a solution, though getting really tired and
> want rather to work on my art than to look at gcc output...
> thanks for your attention,
> danja
> danja vasiliev wrote:
>> that worked, always worked actually... (sorry didn't mentioned it)
>> my problem is that the files i have can be loaded too, in pure:dyne.
>> pdp run out is this:
>> ---
>> pdp_qt: video stream found (640x480 pixels, 6 fps, 987 frames,  
>> MJPG codec)
>> pdp_qt using colormodel YUV420P
>> ---
>> i'm lost,
>> i want the same in my ubuntu 8-]
>> danja
>> Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>>> Try the included MJPEG movie and see if that works, it's in
>>> /usr/local/lib/pd/doc/media/midr-mjpeg.mov.
>>> IIRC, libquicktime doesn't like all kinds of MJPEG, only certain  
>>> kinds.
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