Software Index
Linux Software Miscellaneous  

FreeJ

download download home home   report broken
important software information
company name:
RASTASOFT
license: Freeware
minimum requirements: No special requirements.
functional limitations:
FreeJ description
FreeJ project is an instrument for realtime manipulation of various video layers combined with live effects. Layers are implemented to mix together webcams, TV, movie files, images and text and can be rendered in various ways.

FreeJ can be operated live using hotkeys, also remotely over networks (VJoE), while operations can also be scripted in a object oriented procedural language (javascript). The core engine is multithreaded and asynchronous so it can accept various controllers at the same time: by now MIDI and joystick controls are implemented.

FreeJ is being developed in the hope to provide the GNU community with a free instrument for video manipulation: to be employed in veejaying, theater performance and digital scenography, while at present is also being used for visualisation in medical analisys.

FreeJ, as a free modularized GNU/Linux framework, makes it easy to write simple effect algorithms and combine them with others, obtaining multiple results and keeping them compatible with as much devices as possible.

FreeJ is written with efficiency in mind, benefits of a realtime object oriented architecture that makes efficient use of multithreading (in which the layers run in parallel), also taking advantage of multiple CPUs and cluster systems.

The language employed in development is C/C++ respecting POSIX compliance and avoiding the computational bloat of some 'advanced' C++ functions.

Its API is fairly understandable, you'll also find a first description in the documentation section.

Here are some key features of "FreeJ":

· live compositing of multiple webcams, TV signals,
· movie files, images, TXT files, particle generators and more..
· can be remotely controlled (VJoE)
· can be scripted in procedural object oriented language
· no frame drop when looping movie clips
· Emacs/Vi style console with hotkeys (S-Lang)
· can accept asynchronous controllers at the same time
· (Midi, joystick and more coming..)
· very efficient video engine with multithreaded layers
· 100% GNU Public License Free Software
· modular C/C++ code and flexible API

Limitations:

· a GNU/Linux or Apple/OSX workstation (see README.OSX)
· Simple Directmedia Layer library
· S-Lang console library. . Since 2000 dyne.org is an atelier for digital artisans. We design free software and ideas for the arts, sharing a grassroot access to technology, education and freedom of creation.
Similar software
FlashQard (Popularity: ) : FlashQard is an educational software to improve your learning process. The project is designed to help you learn not only a new language but anything that can be learned!

This aim is achieved by using the widely used method, called Leitner ...

Food and Calorie Finder (Popularity: ) : Food and Calorie Finder is a Firefox extension that runs discreetly in the background taking note of popular foods on pages you surf and displaying the number of foods found in the status bar at the bottom of the browser.

When ...

User reviews

Write a review:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
1=poor 10=excellent
Write review*
Your name*
Email*
  (Comments are moderated, and will not appear on this site until the editor has approved them)
 
Screenshot
FreeJ
Rate me
supported os's
stats
downloads 19
version 0.10
size in Kb 3,236
popularity   
1298/1272475
user rating 5/10
our rating 0 Stars
share info
Recommend FreeJ
Report spyware
New Software
Popular Software
Latest Reviews