webP and webM support in LiveCode

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Aug 26 13:03:48 EDT 2017

Alejandro Tejada wrote:

 > Hermann Hoch wrote:
 >> For webP you could use (from LC via shell) these
 >> free WebP utilities for Mac/Win/linux
 > Yes, LiveCode shell control is a real godsend for
 > working with command line programs, but we could
 > not use webP compressed images within our stacks
 > unless LC engine could decode them back to RGBA
 > images within LiveCode.

This sounds like a good opportunity for using FFI in a Widget.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
  Ambassador at FourthWorld.com                http://www.FourthWorld.com

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