Playing video within stacks on Linux
roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Fri Dec 13 21:16:46 EST 2013
*Queued: **(behind 7 other priorities)*
A new cross platform player object.
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?
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