[PD] video preview

Thomas O Fredericks tof at danslchamp.org
Wed Jul 18 21:05:52 CEST 2007

You could start two PDs. Each one controlling it's own Gem window. One
would be the main output, the other the "previewer".


On 7/18/07, Patrice Colet <megalegoland at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> paris at parisgraphics.com a écrit :
> > Hi Patrice,
> >
> > If you are using pdp, why not just create another pdp_xv window just for
> > previewing?
> > Maybe connected to a [playlist] or your favorite method of browsing?
> > Then when you like what you see, route it to the main output.
> > That's what I have done in the past and it worked quite well.
> >
> > Best,
> > p
>   Indeed, I'm planning first for browsing through a list of video files
> and previewing them into a single monitor windows, because it should be
> rather simple to implement, and pdp make it even simplier than what I
> have imaginated first.
>   The finality in fact is about having the possibility of displaying
> different libraries of video files, with an assigned video processing
> method for (hmmm don't know how to call it, let me say) each video object.
>   A comparison might be more clear:
>   something like [videogrid] but with animated movies, and if it's
> possible, a preview of the effect(s) that has been applied to it, and
> last step (in a not too long future I hope) would be about having a
> preview that mimics things done with different kind of Gem/Gridflow/pdp
> patches, I guess that could be done with capturing main window during
> the saving process.
>   Obviously this is only for playing little loops.
> By this way of displaying video files, VJing improvisations is a lot
> more efficient than having to browse through lists of video names,
> somehow, like Cris McCormick has demonstrated lately during a discussion
> into desiredata mailing list:
> http://lists.goto10.org/pipermail/desiredata/2007-July/000056.html
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thomas ouellet fredericks, tof at danslchamp.org, montreal, canada

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