LC, Android & video control

Richard Miller wow at together.net
Thu May 1 09:58:00 EDT 2014


Thanks, Mark.

Is there even support yet for capturing video on an Android device 
through LC?




On 5/1/14, 9:29 AM, Mark Wilcox wrote:
> I'm not aware of any external that gives you low-level video access on Android.
>
> I think it would be possible to create such an external but - Android externals are a rather new feature, Monte did a lot of the work to enable them (I'm not sure if anyone else has built one yet?) and lower level video control / editing only appeared in Android version 4.0. To support anything earlier than that you'd have to do it all on the CPU with the Android FFmpeg port rather than the hardware video decoders.
>
> Guaranteeing it would work across a very wide range of Android devices would be tough due to the hardware fragmentation. Some new Android devices don't have the stock Movie Studio app included - makes me suspicious. Probably OK on anything with a Qualcomm chip though.
>
> RunRev are supposed to be doing an overhaul of multimedia as part of the Kickstarter goals... not sure what's in the requirements for that.
>
> Mark
> On Thursday, 1 May 2014, 12:11, Richard Miller <wow at together.net> wrote:
>   
> Is it possible to have frame-by-frame video control through LC on an
> Android phone? As well, to be able to jump to any point in a video?
>
> Thanks,
> Richard Miller
>
>
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