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Re: OT video software for live input

On the Mac ... CamTwist (Thanks especially to Matt Stevens and others
for this suggestion!) ...

It's free, isn't a hideous CPU hog and it runs on Intel Macs and
PowerPCs ... I just used it last weekend for a marathon video stream
of live field recording to test doing video streaming. I was running
CamTwist, G-force Platinum, and bidule on the G5...biggest headache
was routing the live audio through two other computers and then in to
the Input (a firewire 400 Edirol audio interface) on the G5 for

Here's the URL:


Have fun.



On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 9:52 AM, Jeff Duke <jeffloops@gmail.com> wrote:
> One more thing, I only use 2 computers when I am Ninjamming. Then I send 
> audio from one to the machine running the video apps from broadcast. I am
> not running any software for looping or any of that, hardware guy here 
> that :)
> j
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 11:24 AM, mark francombe <mark@markfrancombe.com>
> wrote:
>> I think Jeff is Duke is yer man here, but I suspect HE is doing it
>> with multiple computers...
>> If you have more than one firewire socket (i think you infered that
>> you dont) you should be able to connect multiple cameras.. For example
>> I have 1 800 and 1 400 and I can use both sockets and the webcam at
>> the same time... mnaybe you can find a hub?
>> But running music software as well??
>> You talk the talk of the brave my brother - he who walks the fiery
>> walk is honored but burnt...
>> M
>> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 4:14 PM, <antonyhequet@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> > hey,
>> > does anyone know how what video software to use in order to do a live
>> > internet show using several live cameras plus video content coming 
>> > the
>> > computer. Cameras would be firewire; how do you agregate the various
>> > firewire inputs to one firewire 800 plug on MacBook pro or newer iMac?
>> > I would be sending the edited content live on the internet and
>> > projecting it
>> > on a screen all at the same time:-)
>> > April 2nd by the way:-)
>> > Antony Hequet
>> >
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