[PD] purr data 2.3.2's gem on windows 10

Jonathan Wilkes jancsika at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 5 02:48:02 CEST 2017

> Hello Jonathan and Alexandre ,

> i just saw the git commits  .
> but will wait for next build. 
> or try a build next week. 

> i already tried but failed miserably :-) 
> i 'll retry and give feedback,  

> i justed wanted to ask if your modifications will give support for 
> avi? 
> mpg? 
> quicktime?

It adds jpeg support. (Plus some other fixes unrelated to Gem.)

> to prepare some files.
> and for images, png support with alpha channel for transparency or tiff or tga.
> or , if possible , support for 
> https://www.xnview.com/fr/GFL/ 
> or a libre alternative like imagemagick?

> i am for the moment trying things with osc and vision software Scene.

> and html interface in purrdata supports a higher load of messages for display than tcl tk . 

> on linux (mint) it works great for me on an old  pentium dual core laptop 

> but opengl is too old and slow, just ok for tests

What's too slow?

> btw, is it possible to send a html patch window to a secondary monitor fullscreen? 

> and/or to use webgl?. 

> I would like to deploy installation in a classroom, for initiations.

Have you tried pulling the window over to the secondary screen and clicking "Fullscreen" 

in the "View" menu?


> after all, i was led to linux by windows pd crashes.
> an all new world.

> Thanks 

> Pierre-Yves

2017-09-30 17:10 GMT+02:00 Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>:

> Hello List,
>> 1. Please don't ask why i use windows.
>> 2. please tell me if there is a better place to post about this.
>> 3. i installed purr-data 2.3.2 (and other versions before) on windows 10 (x64).
>> gem is included but i startup i get :
>> GEM: image loading support: SGI
>> only
>> and i can't find a way of loading jpg or movies in gem.
>> if i load example pix_film opr pix_movie, i get
>> verbose( 0):[pix_movie]: AVI support verbose( 0):[pix_movie]: image support
>> [pix_film]: unable to open file: C:/Users/PC-VonoXS/Desktop/ pour josep/capture014_type1.avi
>> (standard dv file , that used to work on pd-extended)
>> but gem 93.3 is quite old , especially for glsl stuff.
>Hi Py,
>I maintain Purr Data. I'll have a look at this.

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