making a youtube video into a texture

Jun 3, 2010 at 10:49pm

making a youtube video into a texture

Hi all,

I’m curious if it’s possible to take a video from the internet and use it either as a texture or in a jit.matrix. Yeah, I know the quality is going to be pretty crappy… That said, I would still like to try it if possible.

Cheers,
Jay

#50716
Jun 4, 2010 at 1:41am

have you tried sending a message to jit.qt.movie ? the maxhelp patch for jit.qt.movie says you can send a message ‘read ‘ will attempt to open the movie at the url.

im trying to do something similar… http://cycling74.com/forums/topic.php?id=26822

#181923
Jun 4, 2010 at 8:37am

have a look at this, it takes video from youtube

http://cycling74.com/forums/topic.php?id=22062

#181924
Jun 4, 2010 at 12:51pm

Ok, Jacobrendell I don’t think this will work for youtube because it doesn’t have a file extension that the read message can recognize (it’s simply a link). Strimbob, thanks for the link. It’s what I had in mind, except for the fact you have to stream and can’t simply save/load the file. Works for my project though.

Cheers!

#181925

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