Snowmix on the list of apps using GStreamer
t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Fri Jul 12 02:28:01 PDT 2013
On Sat, 2013-07-06 at 01:36 +0200, Peter Maersk-Moller wrote:
> I was wondering if you could put Snowmix on the list of applications
> listed on the page http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/apps/ ? Snowmix
> can be found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/snowmix/
I've added it now. Looks fantastic.
> A short description of Snowmix could be:
> Snowmix is a video and audio mixer tool written in C++ targeting live
> video production. It supports an unlimited number of video and audio
> inputs. The testing and supported platform is Ubuntu Linux, but can
> compile for other platforms including OS X.
> A longer description is available at the Snowmix website including
> many pages of documentation. Snowmix offers more 220 commands for
> manipulating audio and video in realtime. It has its own config and
> command language for setting up Snowmix and running simple scripting.
> It also has a built-in Tcl interpreter for advanced limitless
> scripting. Lately shapes was added to Snowmix adding support for
> complex graphics and image drawing, clipping, patterns, gradients and
> masking using graphic primitives of the 2D Cairo Graphics library.
> Simple animation for text, images and video feeds for placement,
> clipping, scaling, rotation and alpha blending is offered natively,
> while more complex operations can be achieved through scripting.
> Snowmix depends on GStreamer for video input and output using the
> shmsink and shmsrc modules of GStreamer. When shmsrc and shmsink is
> generally available for GStreamer on OS X, this platform will also be
> able to use Snowmix. Audio input and output is easiest done using
> GStreamer, though other applications may work as well.
> Snowmix is a tool and not an application, though included in SNowmix
> is a GUI app named Snowcub. However Snowcub is a tool used by the
> developer for testing Snowmix and for controlling Snowmix while
> producing live streaming for Copenhagen Suborbitals. Latest rocket
> launch and production can be seen at
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADq5sOfq-lI where the launch is at
> approx. 3:03:50. Jitter in video is due to very difficult transmission
> Snowmix has some video tutorials available at its YouTube channel at
> Thanks in advance.
> Kind regards
> Peter Maersk-Moller
> Author of Snowmix
> PS. Thanks for GStreamer. A really great tool.
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