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I want to create a video patch(?)

Mar 06 2013 | 6:53 pm


Extremely new to Max for Live but, from what I understand, it will give me the ability to do everything I do in my live show with more options which is very exciting. I’m new to the forum so I apologize if I’m going about this the wrong way. Anyway I want to FIND or learn how to create or modify a patch that does what JAM2 (Just Add Music 2) was attempting to do OR, more preferably these things:
-Plays quicktime video with audio ( similar to midividi by mapmap) *as session clip would work too though. possibly better*
-Audio’s volume is controllable
-Cue points are assignable and can be recorded into a sequence, quantized, etc. THIS IS THE MOST MAJOR FEATURE THAT I’M LOOKING FOR. I feel that I would be able to find work arounds for the other obstacles if I can get this feature.
– (Unnecessary but would be nice) triggered clips can have effects (of 1 or any kind) assigned to them

Again, If I went about this the wrong way I apologize, and thanks for reading it in the first pace.

Willie Evans Jr.

Mar 06 2013 | 10:20 pm

hi Willie.

you should definitely check out the jitter tutorials, as well as look at the Vizzie objects and introductory videos.

there’s a lot of information to process, but everything you want to do is easily doable.

here’s a patch to get you started. it shows how to store quicktime cue points in a coll object.

good luck!

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Mar 07 2013 | 3:27 pm

Thanks Rob!

Mar 07 2013 | 3:46 pm

Now I need to figure out what a coll object is :) . Ironically, my motion graphics professor saw a clip of my live set and recommended Max. I told him I had Max for Live and he gave me this book

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