mpeg problem with pygame

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Aug 27 16:50:12 CEST 2003


"AnsNum" wrote:

> when I start this program, the movie doesn't play smoothly, anybody has an
> idea ?
> (I use windowsXP)
>
> import pygame
> from pygame.display import flip
> from pygame.locals import *
>
> pygame.init()
> screen = pygame.display.set_mode((640,480))
> pygame.mixer.quit()
> movie = pygame.movie.Movie("d://pygame//video3.mpeg")
> movie.set_display(screen, (0,0))
> movie.play()
> movie.set_volume(1)
> flip()
> while 1:
>     if not movie.get_busy():
>         break

just guessing, but that busy loop might suck up more spare cycles
than you have.  try inserting a short sleep:

    while 1:
        if not movie.get_busy():
            break
        time.sleep(0.1)

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