[PD] Do I need 2 Gem/PD instances for this application

Peter P. peterparker at fastmail.com
Fri Dec 8 20:51:35 CET 2017

Hi Jim,

just a quick reply: Perhaps pix_buffer is what you could use here?
I see no need for two instances. 

* Jim Ruxton <jim.ruxton at gmail.com> [2017-12-08 18:51]:
> I want to use Gem to capture still frames from a video stream. I was going
> to use pix_write . At the same time I want to turn those still frames into a
> movie and output them in a Gem window. Since pix_write captures the rendered
> output I assume I need 1 PD instance for the capture and 1 PD instance for
> the output. Related to this  should I use pix_multiimage to output the
> frames or use a script to continually create a movie then use pix_film?  In
> other words the output movie will continuously get longer as frames are
> captured from the video stream. I know I will need to allow time for
> loading, saving etc.
> Thanks for any advice before I tackle this. I am using Linux.
> Jim
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