[PD] pix_video not working on Mac OS 10.6 ?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Thu Sep 29 17:24:28 CEST 2011

Which version of Pd?  It definitely won't work if you downloaded the  
64-bit build.


On Sep 29, 2011, at 2:00 AM, rene beekman wrote:

> I'm having problems getting pix_video to work with the build-in iSight
> camera on my MacBook. There is no video in the gemwin, just a white
> rectangle.
> When I send it a message to open the control panel, GEM hangs (it
> seems only GEM hangs, I get the beach ball when I hover over the
> GemWin, but can still move and edit the Pd patch)
> I've got this on 2 different machines, one 2007 black MacBook and one
> white 2010 machine. Both run 10.6.8 with latest updates applied.
> Does anyone else have this problem? Found a solution or even just a  
> work-around?
> This is coming at the worst of times when tomorrow I need to start
> teaching a motion capture course...
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