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TIMM v1.4.72 Released
Posted by Eric on 16 May 2001, 04:58 GMT

Frank Schoep and Sherman Cahal have released a sizeable update to TItanium MultiMedia, their popular movie-making program (You may have noticed that it was released a few days ago, except that the zip file was corrupted-it's fixed now). What's new here that deserves yet another mention, you ask? Well, it now supports the TI-89 and TI-92+! It also supports different screen sizes, file sizes, formats, and a whole bunch more. Go check it out, yo.


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Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
Shaun  Account Info

It sure took him long enough for porting to 68k. I don't understand at ALL why he didn't start it that way. :)

     16 May 2001, 05:09 GMT

Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
Gohan Account Info
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O well, who cares? I cant wait to try it :)

     16 May 2001, 05:42 GMT

Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
jtjdt  Account Info
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     16 May 2001, 20:10 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
Gohan Account Info
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hey thanks :) And I got an 89 and it works PERFECTLY baby Yeah! This is a sweeeeeet program ^_^

     17 May 2001, 01:51 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
Dustin Kimble  Account Info

well maybe you can tell me how to do it, cause i aint getting the right thing! I got a TI-89 and 2.05 HW. all i get is black and white (itz supposed to be grayscale!)
!#$^!%! #@$!$!#$!$% !#$!$%!#$! @#$!#$!@ #!$!#@$!#$

     17 May 2001, 03:53 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
jtjdt  Account Info
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ok to get grayscale on your calc use Universal OS instead of Doors OS

     17 May 2001, 19:25 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
joelt  Account Info
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Excuse me, but aren't the 89 progs exe-packed? Also, can't only NOSTUB progs be exe-packed? Therefore, would it make any difference if a kernel is installed or not?

BTW: I make my videos and run them on VTI emulating a HW2 2.05 calc, w/out UniOS, so I don't think that matters.

     18 May 2001, 03:43 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
Toolshed Account Info

I also have got the problem, that it only works black and white. I even installed Universal OS, which didnt make a difference.

     19 May 2001, 15:31 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
zak vargas  Account Info
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92 plus is where its at, btw is there anyone with a high upload ate that wants to convert a 158 megs windows media 6.4 only avi to 92 plus?

     22 May 2001, 01:28 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
Drantin  Account Info
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it might be because hw2 calcs can't run 8-level grayscale well
i think thats whaat the problem is i have it too

     28 May 2001, 04:11 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released
john Mier  Account Info
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no comment

     12 August 2001, 21:00 GMT

Problem with TIMM
Dave Havok  Account Info

When I run my video through it, it says it converts okay, and says the file is located at C:\Program Files\TIMM\video.[platform]p, and in my case, the platform is 89. But it never shows up there. What's going on?

     16 May 2001, 06:46 GMT

Re: Problem with TIMM
nhahmada  Account Info

Yeah, I have an 89 and the exact same thing happened with me. I was converting an animated GIF. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

     16 May 2001, 07:57 GMT

Re: Re: Problem with TIMM
Dave Anonymous  Account Info

You MUST have TIGCC installed and have TIGCC.exe in your dos path.

     16 May 2001, 17:12 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Problem with TIMM
Frank Schoep  Account Info
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Bingo! Some people do not read messages and stuff that pop up in front of their face ;-). It did not take *me* long to port TIMM to 68K, but Dave spent some time on it, while I was working on greyscale and more features. So we three (Dave, Sherman and I) are happy to present you TIMM 1.4.72.

     16 May 2001, 18:32 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Problem with TIMM
Sebastian Reichelt  Account Info
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I'll have to try this program soon, when I find some time. For now, however, note that the TIGCC path can be read from the Windows registry, key "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\TIGCC Team\TIGCC", value "Program Folder". I hope this information enables you to find tigcc.exe regardless of the path setting.

     16 May 2001, 22:48 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Problem with TIMM
Dave Havok  Account Info

Well, actually, I do have TIGCC installed, as I use it quite a bit, and I do have tigcc.exe in my DOS path. I DID see that message. I'm not blind. Is there any specific directory that TIGCC has to be in?

     17 May 2001, 01:05 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Re: Problem with TIMM
Frank Schoep  Account Info
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TIGCC will be detected once it is installed properly. I did not put TIGCC in *my* DOS path, but it still works OK. I guess that TIGCC must be installed and then it will always be detected. You can see if it is detected by looking at the small DOS box in the taskbar: if, after conversion, it says 'TIGCC' or 'cc1' or any other TIGCC related program, it's fine.

     17 May 2001, 09:20 GMT

Re: Re: Re: Problem with TIMM
Jason Pojorlie  Account Info
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Where can i get the executable TIGCC file. i have found the tools suite but can't find the program. please help me

     17 October 2002, 01:08 GMT

Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released

Sounds sweet!

     16 May 2001, 21:45 GMT

Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released - Can't get it to work!
jaimegmr  Account Info

I installed the new version of TIMM but now that the program reaches Step 5 of 6, I get a message box that says "Use timm.exe to start TItanium MultiMedia". After I click OK all the buttons on the TIMM window are disabled except the [Exit] button. I wait and nothing happens. I get bored and I finally press [Exit] and I get no movie in the TIMM folder.

I tried it many times with an AVI and a GIF and it still doesn't work. E-mail me or post a message if you can help. Thanks.

     17 May 2001, 03:48 GMT

Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released - Can't get it to work!
Frank Schoep  Account Info
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Is it possible that you are running an *ancient* or old version of the Windows Media Player? If you are, please upgrade to at least WMP6 or WMP7.

     17 May 2001, 09:26 GMT

Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released - Can't get it to work!
Konstantin Beliakov  Account Info
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I have WMP7 and see that message when I set the video start position to more than 60 seconds.

     17 May 2001, 21:24 GMT

--=The Solution=--
Joshua Pilkington  Account Info
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For some reason, certain people are having this type of problem with TIMM (I had the very same problem). The reason of this is because the file 'vconvert.exe' is Windows-bases and can't work from a batch file. The batch file generated by the program uses DOS boxes, and vconvert will not work under DOS boxes. In order to fix this, you must first execute TIMM as you normally would, go to step 5 where the program seems to "stop", and do the following:

-- Open the file 'convert.bat' (in the TIMM directory)
that was just generated when you reached step 5 of
6 with Windows notepad.

-- Highlight and copy all of line 3 from the batch
file. (The line of text including the text
'vconvert' followed by some weird characters.

-- Press Start/Run from the Windows Start Menu.
(Remember, TIMM is still running on Step 5).

-- Press Ctrl+V to paste the line of text that you
copied from 'convert.bat' into the 'Open:' textbox.

-- After you copy the line of text in the textbox,
press 'Home' on your keyboard to go to the beginning
of the line that you just pasted into the Run

-- Type the path that you installed TIMM into right
where the cursor is.

Here is an example of the line that should be there:
(Assumming that C:\TIMM was where you installed TIMM.)

c:\timm\vconvert C:\Games\Descent2\KillBot.AVI 83+ 8 0 125 1 F 00 0 0 8

('C:\Games\Descent2\KillBot.AVI' will be replaced with the path that your video that you are converting. -- This was a previous video that I converted.)

-- Press OK to run the program while still keeping TIMM running in Step 5.

If successful, the program will bring up a warning message telling you to minimize all open windows, and then a dialog box asking you for the name of the video.

**Not all videos will convert -- I best recommend you to set it to 'black and white' mode, which works will ALL videos. (You can use a good Imaging program to convert images to 2-bit Monocrome under error-diffusion to get an image that looks relative to the origional.)

Good Luck!

     21 May 2001, 03:14 GMT

Re: --=The Solution=--
Sebastian Reichelt  Account Info
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In Windows 95 and 98, I know that you CAN start 32-bit applications from the DOS box. Which version would yours be?

     21 May 2001, 21:03 GMT

Re: Re: --=The Solution=--
Joshua Pilkington  Account Info
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I use Windows 98 Second Edition. The problem posted above does not occur with everyone. Fortunately, my system stopped doing that always, but still does that sometimes. It depends on the computer.

     25 May 2001, 01:03 GMT

Re: Re: Re: TIMM v1.4.72 Released - Can't get it to work!
jaimegmr  Account Info

I have WMP7 and its still doesnt work. I tried what Joshua suggested but I still get the same error message, "Open TIMM.exe to start TItanium MultiMedia".

     22 May 2001, 18:02 GMT

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