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dvornik
07-10-2002, 12:25 AM
What's a good Divx player to watch timelapse videos is slow motion or even frame-by frame?

KarelVR
07-12-2002, 05:15 PM
Hey.

I was also looking for a player that could play videos in slow-motion. Since nobody hasn't answered yet, I did a small search and found the Global DivX player.
You can download it here (http://download.com.com/3000-2194-9471233.html?tag=lst-0-1). You can set the play rate to whatever you'd like (in fps) but unfortunately you can't go through it frame per frame with the arrow keys like in quicktime.
Maybe there are better players, I dunno ? Anyone ?

dvornik
07-12-2002, 09:04 PM
Thanks, I'll give it a try.

You know, a guy on discreet's 3ds max hardware forum volunteered to write a player that has a slider bar to control playback speed. It goes from 0.01x real time to I think 16x. No frame-by-frame playback, but still convenient.

The programmer's name is Chris Seepe and his player is called SimplePlayer. You don't really need to install it, just run from a folder. You need a certain ActiveX control installed for it to work.

I'm not sure you can get to the board without signin:
http://support.discreet.com/webboard/wbpx.dll/~max/read?117108,3

floca
07-13-2002, 04:00 AM
When I download a timelapse modeling video I take it into Adobe Premiere and slow it down or watch it straight from Premiere because then I can go as slow as I want

ambient-whisper
07-13-2002, 04:08 AM
you can use irfan view to slow down your videos down interactively. so while your watching you can use a slider to change the speed.

dvornik
07-13-2002, 04:44 AM
A-ha. Irfan view is pretty good, I haven't heard of it before. Why don't all of them put a slider in the player?

KarelVR
07-13-2002, 04:49 PM
I tried Irfan and it's indeed a very nice player ! The great thing about it is that it can open nearly every video and image format.
And, dvornik, a slider to set the speed rate is indeed very handy ! :)
It only has one of the ugliest icons I've ever seen... ;)
Thanks for the tip, ambient !

dvornik
07-13-2002, 06:21 PM
ambient, from what I understand it's your videos I'm watching slo-mo. Thanks!

hili
07-18-2002, 02:52 AM
dvornik

could you please post a working link to ambient timelapses
i cant seem to find them

dvornik
07-18-2002, 09:22 PM
CG channel is temporary partially down, you'll have to wait until it's back to normal. There's a link to it on his website under "notes":

http://ambient-whisper.cgcommunity.com/home.html

hili
07-19-2002, 01:03 AM
thanks, but that link isnt working either
i guess i just have to wait for cg channels new server : (

dvornik
07-22-2002, 12:23 PM
Here, someone put them up:

http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=14848

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