Playing movie files?

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Playing movie files?

Postby lumbo7332 » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:46 am

I know that the movie playing function was deprecated in a previous release, so I was wondering if their is a currently supported method of playing movie/video files. Thanks!
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Re: Playing movie files?

Postby Apeirogon » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:51 am

Only if you spit them in frames and show them in sequence on screen.
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Re: Playing movie files?

Postby Rachael » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:16 pm

There isn't, and likely will never be an official way for GZDoom to play movie files.
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Re: Playing movie files?

Postby Enjay » Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:19 pm

Apeirogon wrote:Only if you spit them in frames and show them in sequence on screen.

There is a fork of GZDoom that was used for PSX and Doom64 TCs. It has a "pagedefs" file that can be used to script movies from images stored in the PK3. So it basically does what you suggest, but in a dedicated control lump kind of way.

I have no idea how "clean" it is code-wise (i.e. Graf et al may be able to come up with something better) but I have suggested that it might be considered for inclusion in GZDoom when the devs are less busy with their current, quite considerable, priorities.

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