Choppy video?

Alan Simon adsmd1 at
Tue Sep 6 20:33:09 EDT 2005

Doesn't Rev -require- quicktime to be installed to show video clips?   
That was my impression from the documentation.

Alan Simon

On Sep 6, 2005, at 12:21 AM, Scott Rossi wrote:

> Recently, Alan Simon  wrote:
>>>> I am in the process of writing an application that displays AVI  
>>>> video
>>>> loops, each a second or two in duration.  When the video plays  
>>>> back,
>>>> it appears that some of the frames are being skipped, and I get a
>>>> choppy appearance.
>>>> The playback machine is a 3 GHz Pentium with 1GB of memory, so I
>>>> don't think the PC is the problem.  Could the problem be in the way
>>>> the loops are encoded?
>>> Do you have QuickTime enabled or are you using the system's built-
>>> in media playback?
>> I have Quicktime installed.  I am using Rev's built-in video clip
>> player.  Even the standalone Quicktime player
>> plays them choppy, so I would assume the problem is in the video
>> file, not the standalone.  WMP seems to run them fine, though...
> Then you should try disabling QuickTime by setting the dontUseQT to  
> true
> when starting up your stack and see if that makes a difference.  It  
> is not
> guaranteed that this will solve the problem, but then you cannot  
> guarantee
> that everyone you distribute to will have QT for Windows installed  
> either.
> Regards,
> Scott Rossi
> Creative Director
> Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
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