Playing video within stacks on Linux

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Dec 13 21:16:46 EST 2013


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Multimedia
A new cross platform player object.

~Roger


On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 8:54 PM, Alejandro Tejada <capellan2000 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Warren Samples wrote
> > Video playback is a mess under Linux.
> > We are eagerly awaiting the new
> > multimedia object!
> > [snip]
>
> Hi Warren,
>
> What is your experience using shell commands
> to control a video player?
>
> This works from the message box:
>
> shell("mplayer -ontop -noborder -geometry 50%:50%  myvideo.mp4")
>
> but I have not found a way to pause, stop, move forward or backward,
> change volume, etc, after the movie have started playing.
> It´s necessary to wait until the movie plays completely to issue
> another shell command... :(
>
> Notice that you could use vlc in the same way, and vlc already
> shows all controls inside the video windows, but LiveCode does not
> respond to any command until VLC is closed (not simply stopped).
>
> Does exists some way to control with precision these video players
> (using shell or other method) within LiveCode?
>
> Al
>
>
>
>
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