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Mastering openFrameworks: Creative Coding Demystified by Denis Perevalov

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Chapter 5. Working with Videos

Using video footage is an easy way to add dynamic layers to an interactive project scene. And processing video is the basis of modern computer-generated video art. This chapter will cover the basic and advanced topics on playing, layering, and processing videos in the openFrameworks projects:

  • Playing a video file
  • Processing video frames
  • Radial and horizontal slit-scan effects
  • Processing a live video from the camera
  • The video synthesizer
  • Using image sequences

Video basics

Video is the most usable container for dynamic media today. It consists of a number of frames—moving images and soundtrack—all encapsulated in a single file. In principle, each video can be represented by a sequence of separate image files for each frame ...

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