Help with Video Capture

Richard Miller wow at together.net
Wed Mar 8 13:43:25 EST 2006


Jack,

To run Firewire video under XP, you need to set the videoMethod  
parameter in the RevInitializeVideoGrabber function to "DirectX". I  
don't believe that is listed in the documentation, but it is the  
correct setting. Make sure you have DirectX installed.

So the first call needs to be something like:

revInitializeVideoGrabber the short name of this stack, "DirectX",the  
rect of this stack

Hope that helps.
Richard Miller
Imprinter Technologies


On Feb 28, 2006, at 9:59 AM, Braintree Athletics wrote:

> I'm running Windows XP, the trial of Rev 2.7, Quicktime 7.0.3, an  
> attached Canon camera with Firewire and CANNOT get any video to  
> preview or record. In fact, when switching the radio buttons to  
> Quicktime and choosing video settings Rev crashes. (Canon works  
> with MovieMaker on this computer.)
>
> This is a deal-breaker in terms of whether or not I move from an  
> older version of Metacard to Rev. Metacard can't do this and was  
> excited to find that Rev was supposed to. Any help, suggestions or  
> information will be very much appreciated.
>
> Thanks to all in advance,
>
> Jack Rarick
> Braintree Athletic Systems
>
>
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