Wrong duration information of jit.qt.movie

Aug 9, 2010 at 7:52pm

Wrong duration information of jit.qt.movie

Hi all.
Weird stuff I would like to understand. I have to know the duration of several videos before to watch them…
I tested it with countdown.mov…wich has a duration of 240………Don’t understand why………
can you reproduce it ?

max v2;
#N vpatcher 0 44 1440 896;
#P window setfont “Sans Serif” 9.;
#P window linecount 1;
#P message 1032 529 87 196617 countdown.mov;
#P newex 1032 501 62 196617 prepend set;
#P objectname [1];
#P number 987 574 42 9 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 221 221 221 222 222 222 0 0 0;
#P newex 465 264 51 196617 t gettime;
#P newex 939 477 150 196617 route time duration moviename;
#P objectname
[3];
#P newex 425 237 63 196617 qmetro 100;
#P message 493 378 29 196617 stop;
#P objectname
[2];
#P user jit.pwindow 565 458 287 204 0 1 0 0 1 0;
#P newex 708 317 141 196617 t getmoviename getduration l;
#P newex 592 407 163 196617 jit.qt.movie @loop 0 @autostart 0;
#P message 493 356 33 196617 start;
#P toggle 456 193 15 0;
#P number 939 501 42 9 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 221 221 221 222 222 222 0 0 0;
#P message 708 298 102 196617 read countdown.mov;
#P objectname
;
#P window setfont “Sans Serif” 20.;
#P window linecount 2;
#P comment 1040 572 288 196628 < << Shouldn't it be 10000 ? instead of 240 ?;
#P connect 3 0 9 0;
#P connect 9 0 11 0;
#P connect 5 0 7 0;
#P connect 9 0 5 0;
#P connect 11 0 5 0;
#P connect 6 2 5 0;
#P connect 6 1 5 0;
#P connect 6 0 5 0;
#P connect 4 0 5 0;
#P connect 8 0 5 0;
#P connect 1 0 6 0;
#P connect 5 1 10 0;
#P connect 10 0 2 0;
#P connect 10 1 12 0;
#P connect 10 2 13 0;
#P connect 13 0 14 0;
#P pop;

Thx.
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#51729
Aug 9, 2010 at 7:58pm

If you haven’t already take a look at the “Jitter Tutorial, Appendix A: Quick Time Confidential”. This might answer some questions.

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