[PD] GEM pix_buffer
cgclepper at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 20:35:16 CEST 2007
On 7/23/07, Derek Holzer <derek at umatic.nl> wrote:
> A couple questions:
> First: I assume that reading images from [pix_buffer] is less CPU
> intensive than decoding a video file with [pix_film]. Is that true?
Yes. Reading and writing a pix_buffer is at most a memory copy operation.
Second (and assuming the first statement is true): is there a way to
> dump a whole video into [pix_buffer] without doing it frame-by-frame?
On OSX you can load a compressed video file into RAM using the 'ram'
message. This will use less memory than pix_buffer but still use CPU for
decoding the video.
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