[PD] GEM and video playback broken in MacOS?

Johnny Mauser joson.android at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 29 00:37:59 CET 2021

Thanks IOhannes, worked!

So, Dana, I didn't test old patches yet, but I can confirm Gem working on MacOS 12.

> Am 28.12.2021 um 23:07 schrieb IOhannes m zmölnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>:
> On 12/28/21 21:33, Johnny Mauser via Pd-list wrote:
>> Hi Dana and all,
>> I upgraded my personal computer to a new arm Mac  and can confirm, that Gem is not running properly out of the box. I don’t know whether I made a mistake, or it is the general situation, or what’s going on..
>> MacOS 12.1
>> Pd 52.1, Gem 0.94
>> Trying to create a Gem window leads to console showing: "[gemmacoswindow]: failed to init GLEW: your system only supports openGL-1.0“
> that's https://github.com/umlaeute/Gem/issues/257 et al.
> the solution is to replace the [gemmacoswindow] within the gemdefaultwindow.pd abstraction (which is used within [gemwin]) with [gemglfw3window] (or [gemglutwindow]).
>> When I open the backendinfo window from the help-patch of pix_video the [AVF-videoplugin $0] object could not be created.
>> AVF-videoplugin
> that's a separate (minor) issue, that just indicates that there's a lack of documentation for the AVF backend of [pix_video].
> it doesn't indicate any malfunctioninig of [pix_video] per se (it doesn't indicate the opposite either; it is just orthogonal)
> gfdmsy
> IOhannes
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