Hardware HD video decoding

Mar 11, 2008 at 8:30am

Hardware HD video decoding

Hi everyone,

It’s been a while since my last maxmsp project. It was a pain when I tried to play a 720p quicktime movie in a cinema screen..what’s more was that it was shown on a monster G5 quad….

It was almost 6 months ago, and now it seems the hardware acceleration for HD video decoding becomes so popular (even flash support hardware acceleration for HD playback!), I wonder if jitter do support that through the latest quicktime and the jit.qt.movie object.

Anyone got an idea?

Cheers,
Hamlet

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Mar 12, 2008 at 4:01pm

Jitter uses quicktime, which can play back HD files.

Jitter/Max is a programming environment, which means if you do
something silly it will gladly keep doing it for you.

If you want to play back HD in Jitter, you need to use GL or direct to
window mode.

Take a gander here.

http://abstrakt.vade.info/?p=147

On Mar 11, 2008, at 4:30 AM, Hamlet wrote:

>
> Hi everyone,
>
> It’s been a while since my last maxmsp project. It was a pain when I
> tried to play a 720p quicktime movie in a cinema screen..what’s more
> was that it was shown on a monster G5 quad….
>
> It was almost 6 months ago, and now it seems the hardware
> acceleration for HD video decoding becomes so popular (even flash
> support hardware acceleration for HD playback!), I wonder if jitter
> do support that through the latest quicktime and the jit.qt.movie
> object.
>
> Anyone got an idea?
>
> Cheers,
> Hamlet

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