[PD] pd extended build environment

danomatika danomatika at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 10:56:24 CEST 2008

On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 09:33 +0200, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:

> Joseph Barrows wrote:
> > hi,
> > i am having trouble with GEM, it only reads .MOV and only some of those 
> > (has to be motion jpeg, but still not all of them open)
> > apparently GEM video support is defined at compile time, so i was 
> > wondering what libraries are used in the sourceforge build environment.

> "mpeg" and "mpeg-3" are just able to decode mpeg-file, which you don't 
> seem to care about right now.
> the funnier parts are quicktime and aviplay; these APIs both support a 
> number of codecs depending on how they were compiled and/or which codecs 
> they find on your harddisk.
> (i think libquicktime have changed their policy to just include built-in 
> codecs; whereas aviplay uses external codecs)
> so the key thing to do to get more movies to load is to either update 
> these libraries or install (or update) packages that provide codecs.
> on debian, one beloved package used to be "avifile-win32-plugin" from 
> debian-multimedia-org, which would provide a number of non-free 
> (potentially copyright and/or patent protected) codecs as w32-dlls.
> i don't know whether there is this package for ubuntu (or whether you 
> can "just use" the debian-multimedia packages)
> due to the potentially illegal nature of some codec packages available 
> in the net, these packages vanish from time to time.

There is a Media Ubuntu repository that has the restricted copyright
codecs: Medibuntu

Dan Wilcox
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.puredata.info/pipermail/pd-list/attachments/20080417/787c0463/attachment.htm>

More information about the Pd-list mailing list