about max and quicktime movie

Mar 1, 2006 at 11:20am

about max and quicktime movie

hello,

im trying to synchronise sounds with a movie but with
not luck.

the movie object does not have a output for the
position of the clip.

so i used ‘metro’ with the message ‘time’ and a
‘select’ object to trigger sound in a particular
position of the clip.

it does work sometimes but most of the time it does
not.

is there any way or other objects for max which could
output the position of the clip??

i looked on maxobject site and there are solutions but
only for jitter which i dont have.

and also is there any ways that i can output the movie
from max to the video out of the computer??

thanks in advance for your suggestions

best

j.

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#24658
Mar 1, 2006 at 11:33am

Quote: jigen dot wrote on Wed, 01 March 2006 04:20
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> so i used ‘metro’ with the message ‘time’ and a
> ‘select’ object to trigger sound in a particular
> position of the clip.
>
> it does work sometimes but most of the time it does
> not.
instead of select, try >= and a change object, though i haven’t tested it.

> is there any way or other objects for max which could
> output the position of the clip??

you’re really better off with jitter if you are serious about stuff like this…

> and also is there any ways that i can output the movie
> from max to the video out of the computer??

on my pb, i can enlarge the desktop over multiple screens and you can move any window to the other screen. don’t know about pc, since winmax doesn’t have floating windows.

#71750
Mar 1, 2006 at 6:48pm

hi junior,

thanks for your tip it works much better that way.

i just need the video out just for one project with a
classmate,im working on mac though and i dont
understand how i can have multiple screens [i got the
mac 3 month ago not that familiar yet].

thanks for your help again

j.

#71751
Mar 2, 2006 at 7:15am

jigen dot wrote:
> so i used ‘metro’ with the message ‘time’ and a
> ‘select’ object to trigger sound in a particular
> position of the clip.
>
> it does work sometimes but most of the time it does
> not.

You need to test if the position has passed: [> position]-[sel 1]-[change]

this should get you going

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#71752
Mar 2, 2006 at 9:21am

Quote: jigen dot wrote on Wed, 01 March 2006 11:48
—————————————————-
> hi junior,
>
> thanks for your tip it works much better that way.
>
> i just need the video out just for one project with a
> classmate,im working on mac though and i dont
> understand how i can have multiple screens [i got the
> mac 3 month ago not that familiar yet].
>
> thanks for your help again
>
> j.
>
>
—————————————————-

what kind of mac is it?
the “professional” models offer an extended desktop, i.e. if you plug-in an extra monitor, instead of mirroring, you get a second desktop. you can drag any window to it, as one side of your screen becomes boundless and flows into the second, you can set this in system preferences.
all this is on the the apple equivalent of vga port, don’t know about s-video and the like.

cheers

j

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