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Subject: Re: single pass .rvf video conversion with DirectShow filter
From: Joseph Jones (joe_at_bumpycarrot.cjb.net)
Date: 2004-04-02


So basically, once somebody's made a GUI for this, it'll be possible to
convert anything that WMP can play into a .rvf?

Sweet :) Although, what'd be really nice would be a Linux utility. I
don't use Windows much, and infact, my Windows box is currently out of
commission.

I ought to try running the tools under wine, that might work :/

Perhaps at some point we could have an MPlayer output plugin.

Joe

[IDC]Dragon wrote:
> Hello,
>
> it's implementation friday again!
>
> Since a while, I have been working on a way to convert videos to .rvf
> directly in one step, quick and without any preprocessing/scaling, etc. It is a
> DirectShow renderer, consuming YUV video and MPEG audio which the rest of the
> infrastructure (the regular demux/decoders for media files) can provide. My
> component does the scaling, halftoning and the multiplexing. No HD spilled with
> big temporary files, and more variety of media to use as a source.
>
> This code is now moving for the first time, you can try my alpha version in
> a sneak preview:
> http://joerg.hohensohn.bei.t-online.de/archos/video/DirectShow/
> (fresh off the bench, no guarantee that it'll work for you, don't complain
> too loud)
>
> You will find a readme file there explaining the rest, how to use it with
> the "GraphEdit" test application from the MS DirectX9 SDK. I have included that
> there, so you don't have to download the whole SDK from Microsoft. ;-)
>
> I'd welcome a volunteer who makes a conversion application around this. It's
> not difficult, some COM interfaces can tie such a graph together. John?
>
> Have fun,
> Jörg
>
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