Converting a PicHandle to format for use with imageData

Thierry Arbellot thierry.arbellot at
Mon Dec 29 12:59:28 CST 2003

Hi Trevor,

Apple gives a sample code on how to get a video frame from a QT movie  
and draw it into a GWorld.
Then you can copy the PixMap of this GWorld directly into the imageData  
of an image object. 

Hope it helps.


On Monday, Dec 29, 2003, at 17:38 Europe/Paris, Trevor DeVore wrote:

> I've had a request to add support to my QT External for extracting an  
> image from a QuickTime movie (poster movie or the frame at a certain  
> point in time) and assigning it to an image in Revolution.  Getting an  
> image from a QT movie is pretty straightforward but the QT API returns  
> a PicHandle.  I have absolutely no idea how to get this into a format  
> that Revolution could use for imageData and was wondering if anyone on  
> the list had any experience with this.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Trevor DeVore
> Blue Mango Multimedia
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