wow at together.net
Mon Oct 16 11:57:01 EDT 2006
We have no problem using VideoGrabber under Windows XP. It's a basic
component of our program. All aspects of it work perfectly. Quicktime
works fine. Vdig is not necessary. Files need to be saved
as .avi's... NOT .mov's on a PC. We use Unibrain firewire cameras
(www.unibrain.com). I can give you specific coding if you want it.
On Oct 16, 2006, at 10:50 AM, Klaus Major wrote:
> Hi Trevor,
>> On Oct 16, 2006, at 4:08 AM, Klaus Major wrote:
>>> C'mon! Noone ever tried the Video Grabber on a PC???
>> I haven't but I have looked into it a bit. Be aware that using
>> video capture with QuickTime on Windows is not fun.
> Ha, the understatement of the year :-D
> Actually it hard-crashes REV every time I try.
>> Very few (if any?) cameras will work with QuickTime on Windows.
>> One interesting thing to note is that QuickTime Pro for Mac
>> supports video capture but not QuickTime Pro for Windows. It has
>> to do with the technology that QT uses for video capture.
>> You can look at http://www.vdig.com/WinVDIG/index.html if you
>> really need to use QT capture on Windows.
>> If you end up using VFW (I think directx works as well but I don't
>> think it is documented) with the video grabber then you may have
>> to support QT/MCI playback for Windows. This isn't too bad if you
>> create a wrapper library to branch between using the built-in
>> player or the equivalent MCI commands.
> Thanks alot for this very useful info!
>> Trevor DeVore
>> Blue Mango Learning Systems - www.bluemangolearning.com
>> trevor at bluemangolearning.com
> Klaus Major
> klaus at major-k.de
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