[visionegg] Re: movies on windows again

  • From: Andrew Straw <astraw@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: visionegg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2007 15:23:44 -0800

Dear Jim,

Back in April I got QuickTime to work in Windows, but I haven't made an
"official" release since then, partly because I haven't tested the new
QuickTime code with Mac OS X. (I'm getting my first Intel Mac soon, so,
with Parallels and/or Boot Camp, I should have much lower activation
energy for testing on Windows, Mac OS X, and linux very soon now. 99% of
the time I'm in front of a computer, it's running Ubuntu linux these days.)

You can download the "bleeding edge" Windows release, with working
QuickTime from:

Jim Magnuson wrote:
> Hi, all
> I tried quicktime as suggested, but can't get it to work in Windows.
> So I'm back to the original question: 
> On Jan 16, 2007, at 6:37 PM, Jim Magnuson wrote:
>> We need to play movies during an experiment on a machine running
>> Windows 2000.
>> pygame.movie doesn't currently work under Windows. The pygame.movie
>> page (http://www.pygame.org/docs/ref/movie.html) refers to pymedia
>> (http://www.pymedia.org/) as a potential solution.
>> My question: before we invest time in this route, has anyone tried
>> pymedia with visionegg, or found another solution? Any advice would
>> be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> jim

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