Looping video

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Juan Carlos
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Re: Looping video

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To aovid the first black frame you can use the instruction SeekVideo and gives it the frame with image, the song like background you can use the tirck StopMusic(1) and after PlayMusic(1, 1).

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Re: Looping video

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The code for you:

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@REQUIRE "oggvorbis"
@REQUIRE "avcodec"

@VIDEO 1, "Videos/RomBoot3-0.mp4"
@MUSIC 1, "Melodias/TheCrackSong01.ogg"

Function p_IntroVideo()
  ;Also you can jump to music start
  SeekMusic(1, 1000) ;Jump to 1000 miliseconds to avoid the silence start.
  PlayMusic(1, 1) ;1 to infinite times, 0 to once. 

  SeekVideo(1, 1000) ;Jump to 1000 miliseconds to avoid the black first frame.
  PlayVideo(1, #CENTER, #CENTER)
EndFunction

Function p_Main()
  ;This to play the video in loop:
  StopMusic(1) ;Stop the background song when the video is finish.

  p_IntroVideo() ;Here the program goes to p_IntroVideo() to play it in loop.
EndFunction

;Main function to run this program.
p_IntroVideo()

InstallEventHandler({OnVideoEnd=p_Main})

EscapeQuit(True)
Repeat
  WaitEvent
Forever

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Re: Looping video

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If your aim is to have videos looping seamlessly, this is not possible. I think it's impossible to loop videos without a very short pause between the individual cycles...

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Re: Looping video

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Juan Carlos wrote:
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:50 pm
The code for you:

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@REQUIRE "oggvorbis"
@REQUIRE "avcodec"

@VIDEO 1, "Videos/RomBoot3-0.mp4"
@MUSIC 1, "Melodias/TheCrackSong01.ogg"

Function p_IntroVideo()
  ;Also you can jump to music start
  SeekMusic(1, 1000) ;Jump to 1000 miliseconds to avoid the silence start.
  PlayMusic(1, 1) ;1 to infinite times, 0 to once. 

  SeekVideo(1, 1000) ;Jump to 1000 miliseconds to avoid the black first frame.
  PlayVideo(1, #CENTER, #CENTER)
EndFunction

Function p_Main()
  ;This to play the video in loop:
  StopMusic(1) ;Stop the background song when the video is finish.

  p_IntroVideo() ;Here the program goes to p_IntroVideo() to play it in loop.
EndFunction

;Main function to run this program.
p_IntroVideo()

InstallEventHandler({OnVideoEnd=p_Main})

EscapeQuit(True)
Repeat
  WaitEvent
Forever
Thank you. It almost works. The black frame is still there. And the music needs to be played outside the loop.

airsoftsoftwair wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 10:26 pm
If your aim is to have videos looping seamlessly, this is not possible. I think it's impossible to loop videos without a very short pause between the individual cycles...
It worked brilliantly in Designer, no visible seam at all. But with the hand coded project it doesn't work properly. And I don't really understand what to do about it.

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Re: Looping video

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ocean77 wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:16 pm
It worked brilliantly in Designer, no visible seam at all. But with the hand coded project it doesn't work properly. And I don't really understand what to do about it.
That is strange. How did you make it loop in Designer? Using action events?

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Re: Looping video

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airsoftsoftwair wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:33 pm
ocean77 wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 11:16 pm
It worked brilliantly in Designer, no visible seam at all. But with the hand coded project it doesn't work properly. And I don't really understand what to do about it.
That is strange. How did you make it loop in Designer? Using action events?
My sincerest apologies. I went back and checked. I was experimenting with different formats to see what would work best as playback was so slow. Apparently I used an anim5 file in Designer. I assumed the options would be the same as for a video, but they are not.
Sorry for the confusion.

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