Video Tutorial: Play a Movie


With jit.qt.movie, adding video playback to your patch is pretty simple, but it can seem intimidating at first. This video provides all the essential information to play and project Quicktime movies in Max, so you can start making your ultimate multimedia experience a reality with Jitter.

I've tried this tutorial


Bang! Finished it!

I had some trouble, but got through it.

I did not get this tutorial at all.

Mar 14 2011 | 9:01 am

Cool I didn’t know about the difference between the rate 0 message or stop and toggling off a qmetro. I just have a question, is the @unique 1 message also a good strategy in a situation where the movie rate is drive by datas (let’s say audio volume for example).

Mar 14 2011 | 3:53 pm

Hi Pietro. @unique 1 is could still be useful in this situation. The thing to keep in mind is that when @unique is set to 1, no matrix will be sent out jit.qt.movie in-between each different frame, which is important to note if you are doing processing down the line.


Dragontheory
Apr 05 2011 | 5:40 pm

WOOOOOOW…. so much simpler in LOGIC…..

Jun 22 2014 | 1:12 am

If I want Max to show the images of my computer camera ,then how to achieve this ?? PLEASE..

Jun 23 2014 | 2:20 pm

jit.qt.grab on mac or jit.dx.grab on Windows. Install Quicktime software first when on windows.

Jun 24 2014 | 8:12 am

thanks for your advice!!

Jun 24 2014 | 5:15 pm

sorry,I only know I should add jit.qt.grab , jit.window &toggle to max, anything else ? so that I can start this patch?

Jun 24 2014 | 11:13 pm

You should have a look at the help patch for jit.qt.grab, everything is inside…

Jun 25 2014 | 8:16 am

use jit.grab. it’s a simplified object and a simplified help-patch.
if you are on 10.9, the object is even simpler (although things like the "settings" message won’t work).

Jun 28 2014 | 5:45 am

thanks ,there is one thing that bother me now . I use my (Windows 7) computer to run jit.qt.grab, and it cannot be displayed image, cause I disable the computer’s built-in camera, and open my external camera, I don’t know where is the problem. However,if I use the camera of the computer .jit.window shows the image.

Viewing 10 posts - 1 through 10 (of 10 total)

Explore More

Subscribe to the Cycling ’74 Weekly Newsletter

Let us tell you about notable Max projects, obscure facts, and creative media artists of all kinds.

* indicates required