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Recording a kslider object to video

January 15, 2012 | 10:33 pm

Hi all,

Been searching for this in the tutorials and forums, but to no avail…

Is it possible with Max & Jitter to record a kslider object (the virtual piano keyboard native to Max) to video? Preferably with a 640×368 transparent background, so that I can overlay the keyboard onto a music video in Quicktime afterwards. It’s for showing the notes that are played while watching the video.

Is there something like that already in Max/Jitter, or should I turn to 3rd party screen capture software? I’ve done some testing with that (with the music video already in the background in Max), and the results are predictabily jittery.


January 15, 2012 | 10:44 pm

I just thought of this: I could also do a ‘virtual chromakey’ by showing a blue background around the kslider, and grabbing that window with 3rd party screen grab software.

Still, any pointers to a Max/Jitter-only solution are very welcome.

January 16, 2012 | 2:13 am

See jit.desktop.

January 16, 2012 | 8:38 am

Super, thank you!

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