System stalls on read movie

Feb 15, 2006 at 9:28am

System stalls on read movie

Hi [jitter]

If you have a movie playing in a jit-qt.movie and load new large
movie in another jit.qt.movie, the playing video stops for a moment
while the new movie is being loaded into the buffer. I would like to
avoid this and I don’t came about loading time, just as long as the
system runs unaffected. I need to switch between several movies so
it’s not possible to load them all on loadbang.

I’ve tried to send the “read moviePath” through the deferlow object,
but that doesn’t seem to be the magic trick. I’ve searched the
[jitter] list, but without any luck.

How can I avoid a total stop while a big movie-file is being loaded?

I really need this…
~Carl Emil

#24432
Feb 15, 2006 at 9:36am

Look at the “asyncread” message to jit.qt.movie.

jb

#70625
Feb 15, 2006 at 10:05am

Problem solved.

Thanks a lot Jeremy, you saved my day ;-)
~Carl Emil

#70626
Feb 4, 2010 at 3:57am

I got way lower video performance out of large resolutions and file sizes when using asyncread…..is this because it continues to read the video into the memory buffer asynchronously while its playing? Is there a way to async read until the full file is buffered and then read at full performance?

#70627

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