Questions tagged [video]

Questions about playing, recording or creating video files in games.

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How Do I 'Reset' my Render Texture When I Stop a Video Player?

I have a Unity VideoPlayer where I use a render texture with an audio source to play the video. VideoPlayer.Stop pauses the video and resets the time to 0. I want ...
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Record video and sound from device camera and show it as a texture

I need to record and show video from a real camera device in iOS/Unity and show that video as a texture in RawImage (Image of what I want) What I have tried so far: Unity WebCamTexture API: It ...
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How to target specific material with Unity VideoPlayer?

I've modeled the following tv-monitor: This monitor has two materials. The "frame" that makes up the monitor, called MonitorFrameMaterial and the black screen ...
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Send mesh to a video card with the help of ngui instead of DragonBones in Unity

I am working at the project. It is pretty huge. And there is ngui at its core, so I can not go away from it (from ngui). Now I am assigned to incorporate the DragonBones into the project. There are ...
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Unity: How to make an array of video clips and play them?

I have 26 video files which I have to put in an array and play for different objects. So far I have written this from what I know: ...
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How to reduce the size occupied by my video animations?

I have a mobile game but my build size is currently 4gb. Furthermore, it crashes on open and I suspect it has something to do with the huge build size. In my project are 10 animations made of a ...
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Need an option to send camera output as video or frames in Unity3d 2017

Tools I've used in Unity 5.x are breaking my 2017 scene... and I do not see a way to output video or frames from Cinemachine (although I am trying to understand all of its features). What is the best ...
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Video recording and editing for game promo video [closed]

I would like to screen record a beta of an RPG I've created. The format will be narration over video with the ability to edit. It's an indie game I'm marketing, so the video quality and narration need ...
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How can I record gameplay footage as a video within Unity?

I am building a traffic simulator in Unity. I need to record my game as a video, so that I can use the video for machine learning purposes. I used fraps for the same but didn't find it worked for me ...
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Capturing video with sound, from cameras in Unity?

I want to capture video from cameras and save them in Unity. There is a function Application.CaptureScreenShot() but it only captures images. There is another ...
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How to make a simple game based on navigating a set of videos?

I would like to create a simple video game as an interactive art piece. The game goes like this: A video (with sound!) loops while there are two options on the screen (text labels); when the player ...
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Handheld video playback pauses when going to the home screen

Put an MP4 movie in your StreamingAssets folder and play it with ...
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How can I play a video in a Godot game?

I'd like to know if and how it is possible for me to play a video in my Godot game. Specifically I'd like to know what video file format I need to use and what code I have to write to play that video ...
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Video playback on mobile: can't seek to the end

My Unity3D game needs to play videos on mobile devices (using Handheld.PlayFullscreenMovie()). Seeking works badly. If I tap the video progress bar near the end (...
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Video play in unity3d skybox

I want to play 360 video in skybox. Is there any direct way avaiable to do this task. One long, boring, inefficient procedure which seems that Convert 360 to frames Convert frames into cubmap Use ...
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Is it feasible to playback 4K video in Unity?

I'm starting work on a 360 VR video player, aimed at mobile devices (iOS/Android Cardboard + GearVR) and I'm evaluating whether it is possible to get video quality from 1080p to 4k in Unity or if I ...
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Adding a video to a Level in a Portal 2 Mod

I'm currently working on my Portal 2 mod and I'd like to add a video to be displayed on a projector like the Dollar$ and SENSE video at the end of Portal 1. Currently what I have is a simple ...
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Unreal Engine Ubuntu: Failed to import video, unknown file extension

I've been reading tutorials and guides on getting video file playback in Unreal. I have media player materials created and textures. I'm having issues importing video files to Content/Movies directory....
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Where to begin in game developing? [closed]

I have no experience with development, I have played many games and have great ideas but don't know where to start other then storyboards and ideas. I want to know what I'll need and how to start ...
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How do I play a video file in OpenGL?

Is there a library that will let me load a movie file and play it in an OpenGL application? Or maybe just a code sample that someone has lying around? I'm also using GLUT, if that makes a difference....
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Reverse Movie in Unity 5

guys! Is it possible to reverse video or apply a rewind in Unity 5? I searched in the web but could not find the solution.
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Game video - same content in different sizes [closed]

This is more on presenting your content on app store rather than coding. I wonder how people can capture the same gameplay video in different format. I mean, if I have iPad and iPhone, the logical ...
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How to play a video and run content at the same time

Alright, so I have a video loaded, and other game content. Earlier this morning, when I was just learning how to actually play a video, I magically happened to get the video running in the background,...
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Full-motion transparentized video clips

This is sort of a question following onto a previous question I wrote specifically targeting XNA. Understanding that it's an involved enough process that I'd want to manage memory myself, I'm now ...
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Play videos via 3rd party library or as animation in libGDX?

I want to add an animated splash screen to my desktop game, which I develop using libGDX. Now I see there is no native support for videos in libGDX, so I guess I have two options: Include a 3rd party ...
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LWJGL exception in JME3-JFX!

Video playback in jMonkeyEngine 3.0 seemed to be in limbo for quite a while until I chanced upon this thread about playing videos by integrating JavaFX 2 into the JME3 framework. This coupled with the ...
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How can I place the player into a 360° video in UE4?

I have a 360° video (6 separate videos stitched together into a panorama) with a first person view walking through an environment. I would like to put this in a game engine such that the actor can ...
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Minecraft Type Game Support Blocks

OK I have a game that is similar to minecraft in a sense. Players can build castles block by block. I'm using Unity3D and Photon Network for my game and I was wondering how I would handle detecting if ...
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How does the minecraft main menu play a “movie” [closed]

I've been wondering for a while, and been doing a lot of research on the subject: how does the main menu in minecraft play a "video". As far as i can tell, it's not a .gif, it appears to be a movie. ...
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Displaying streaming video on dynamic texture

We are working in Unity 3D on pro licence and we are faced with the task to display streaming video as a dynamic texture in out Unity3D web project. We have a standard IP-camera , which is capable of ...
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How can I play an RTSP video stream in Unity3D?

I want to play an RTSP video stream on a Texture2D. The stream is coming from an IP camera and is encoded with H.264, MJPEG or MPEG4. I know about VLC's libraries,...
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Play video from StreamingAssets folder in Windows Media Player?(Unity 3D)

I can play video which is there in my StreamingAssets folder. But is there a way in which I click a button and the same video gets played in the Windows Media Player. I researched a lot on this but ...
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Making video from 3D gaphics in OpenGL

What are some of the preferred methods or libraries for creating video from an OpenGL graphics simulation? For example, I want to create a visualization(video) of an N-Body gravity simulation by ...
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An API independent way of managing video memory?

I'm developing a game. The game architecture is very modular. I have a "Graphics Engine", which uses either a Direct3D or OpenGL renderer. However the user does not have access to the renderers ...
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XNA is only rending the bottom half of video; how to fix it?

When running an XNA game any Video objects & related Texture2D's are not being drawn properly. Only the bottom half of the videos are being drawn. the video still plays, and before/after any ...
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how to play a video with Android or AndEngine

I don't know if it's possible to show a video like the videos in Angry Birds (Something in Flash or another format) in middle of a game with Android or AndEngine or are they animations what they are ...
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Making a Video Splash Screen for an Android Based Game

I'm planning to make a video-based splash screen for the simple game app for Android under client's cigarette brand project. I was thinking if can this video file type, AVI, run on Android or not? ...
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Car licensing if real cars appear in FMV cutscenes? [duplicate]

We are doing 2D game which will feature Full Motion Video for cutscenes in between the levels. Game is car oriented, although its not a racing game but it will feature some of the driving in it, and ...
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High-definition Full-motion background system in XNA

I'm mostly just working on this as a hobbyist thing, but here's my problem: I got a bit excited over finding the 'Video' and 'VideoPlayer' classes in XNA 4, and hoped to make a game that works a ...
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Best approach to depth streaming via existing codec [closed]

I'm working on a development system (and game) intended for games set mostly in static third-person views. We produce our scenery by CG and photographic techniques. Our background art is rendered ...
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Delta Time in Videos

When playing a Video in my OpenGL Game (e.g. startup video), I want to sync it with my delta time. What is the delta time and how to use here. Do I need to sync with the delta time (and how?) or is ...
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Render video from file to DirectX11 texture

Is there a way to render a video from file (avi, mp4, etc...) to a texture in a directx11 environment? If so, how?
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FFMPEG Opengl video rendering

I'm searching any way to render with ffmpeg, an opengl texture that contains the video frame. Actually, I am not good with ffmpeg... Is there any library/documentation or something? How can I render ...
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Playing Video In MonoGame

I'm trying to play a video in a monogame project. I've done this in XNA in the past by including the Framework.Video directory and it's very simple. This cannot be done in monogame as Visual Studio ...
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How to create 2D textures from footage?

I am new to game development but I heard, that already in the 80s with Prince of Persia, indie developers where capable to create textures from footage. I am developing a game and so far I get an ...
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How to play a movie on top of a webcam texture

I've been through the Unity docs, searched here, and on stackoverflow; I have not found any good information about using the WebCamTexture for my purposes. So here goes, how do I play a movie asset ...
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Video playback in games - formats & decoding

What free / non-restrictive open-source solutions (not GPL) are available for decoding game videos? The requirements are simple: a relatively easy to use C API encoded files must be quite small ...
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Is it possible to emulate a MovieTexture with dynamically loaded images?

Say I have a short video and want to play the video in a game scene, but I can't use the MovieTexture for whatever reason. Is it technically possible and feasible to dynamically load images (in a flip ...
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Changing gamma values in video settings screen?

So I am trying to change the gamma values and brightness in my game. I think it has something to do with IDirect3DDevice9::SetGammaRamp function but I am not exactly sure how to use it. Anyone has any ...
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Play videos with LibGDX

Is there a way to play videos with LibGDX? I want to put a video as my splash screen in Android, but I dont want to use the Android SDK, because I am using LibGDX and I am almost finished :/