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Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 20, 2014 at 12:38
Jean-Luc Richter
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Hello

I have updated my macbook air to yosemite OSX 10.10 and I have a training session to make on Tracker next week... but I cannot open videos anymore :( HELP !!

I have downloaded the last version of java from Apple and the last version from Oracle. Tracker seams to work with the Java from Apple anyway (version 6 from 2014.1). I have installed the last tracker with Xuggle 4.86.

Everytime I start Tracker I get this message saying they recommend to reinstall Tracker with the Xuggle video engine (as Quicktime for Java is not available for MacOS anymore apparently). But I HAVE !

I checked environnement and the xuggle.xuggler.jar is in the system/library/java/extensions and in several other places. The Path is ok... I don't understand what may be missing.

Do you have any clues ?


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Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 21 2014 8:07
Dominique lambert
1 Posts

Hello,

I train teachers in sciences in Belgium, as Jean I have the same problem, I also try to re-instal Java,... but no change, impossible to use movie. I hoop Doug can help us.

Thank,

Dominique



Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 23 2014 1:23
Douglas Brown Avatar
Douglas Brown
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It seems that the upgrade to OSX Yosemite broke the connection between Tracker and Xuggle so that even when Xuggle is correctly installed it does not function.

I am actively working on a fix and will release it ASAP--hopefully within a week. In the meantime, thanks for your patience :-)

Doug



Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 25 2014 3:27
Paul Nord
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Thanks for staying on top of this, Doug.  I'm enjoying the new features of Yosemite.  But the loss of Tracker probably means that I have to go do yard work instead of messing around with a video analysis this weekend.

Paul



Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 27 2014 4:21
Alexander Osorio Caicedo
1 Posts

I'm afraid I can't help, but I want to report the same problem here.

The built-in diagnostics reports:
The Xuggle video engine is installed but not working.
The XUGGLE_HOME environment is not defined.
You may need to restart your computer or reinstall Xuggle.

I have reinstalled (many times) both Tracker and Xuggle. I have tried also selecting QuickTime but none of these procedures work.

MacBook Pro 13, OS X 10.10 Yosemite



Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 28 2014 8:39
Fabián Martínez Velandia
3 Posts

Well, I solved the problem with quicktime. I took two steps:
1. Download jdk-8u25-macosx-x64 from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html
2. From other MacBook without Yosemite copy the file QTjava.zip and libQTJNative.jnilib, then paste it to System/Library/Java/Extensions

also I pasted it on:

/System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home/lib/ext

Post edited October 28, 2014 at 12:46 PM EST.



Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 28 2014 11:38
Douglas Brown Avatar
Douglas Brown
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This is great news, Fabian--I was convinced QuickTime was dead on Yosemite. Nice work!  Doug

> Re: Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :(
>
> Well, I solved the problem with quicktime. I took
> two steps:
> 1. Download jdk-8u25-macosx-x64 from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk8-downloads-2133151.html
> 2.
> From other MacBook without Yosemite copy the file
> QTjava.zip and libQTJNative.jnilib, then paste it
> to System/Library/Java/Extensions
>
> Post edited October
> 28, 2014 at 10:08 AM EST.



Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 28 2014 5:06
Gabriel Martinez
1 Posts

I have followed these steps and have been unable to get it to work. I pasted the files from a Mavericks machine to a Yosemite machine and made sure to have Java 8 installed from the link. Anything else to try? Thanks



Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - October 29 2014 2:52
Mauricio Mendivelso-Villaquiran
2 Posts

Ok I did it combining what you said on your comments. What I did was

1. Uninstall the Oracle Java update purposed by Fabian on this post and reinstall Java (Apple provided). The guide to do this is at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5559?viewlocale=en_US

2. Put the files QTjava.zip and libQTJNative.jnilib from a non-Yosemite Mac at the location purposed by Fabian (both of them, probably this is redundant but I didn't try delete some of them)

3. Restart

4. Open Tracker and change Xuggle for QuickTime (for Edit>Preferences>Video>Video Engine)

5. Try to load a .mov video

Voilà

Post edited October 29, 2014 at 2:53 PM EST.

Attached File: tracker.gif



Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - November 04 2014 9:24
Clayton Boyce
1 Posts

Well I seem to be having a different problem because I can not find the files that y'all listed above! I am able to work with my tracker right now by converting the .mov files into .gif files but I would really like to be able to just use my .mov files. Any further help with this problem would be great because I have checked multiple computers without Yosemite and the "QTJava.zip" and "libQTJNative.jnilib" files do not exist. I'm not sure if I'm not looking in the right place or what but I'm at a loss. Any further help with this problem would be great!

Thanks,
Clayton



Re: Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - November 04 2014 8:12
Fabián Martínez Velandia
3 Posts

These files are in the path

/System/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/1.6.0.jdk/Contents/Home/lib/ext

or


/System/Library/Java/Extensions

Attached File: QTJava.zip



Re: Re: Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - November 07 2014 8:14
M Magnuson
1 Posts

And you will want to reinstall Tracker after doing the above.



Re: Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - November 07 2014 11:41
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Douglas Brown
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The "QTJava.zip" and "libQTJNative.jnilib" files that are needed to make QuickTime work on Yosemite are included in the new Tracker 4.87 installer downloadable from http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/installers/Tracker-4.86-osx-installer.zip. No need to look for them on older OSX machines :-)

Doug



Re: Re: Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - November 07 2014 11:45
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Douglas Brown
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Oops, the correct link to the version 4.87 installer is http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/installers/Tracker-4.87-osx-installer.zip.  Sorry for the error!

Doug



Re: Re: Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - November 07 2014 11:46
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Douglas Brown
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Oops, the correct link to the version 4.87 installer is http://www.cabrillo.edu/~dbrown/tracker/installers/Tracker-4.87-osx-installer.zip.  Sorry for the error!

Doug



Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Xuggle not found and no way to open video :( - November 21 2014 12:08
Ethan Kao
1 Posts

Thanks for your help!!!
It works now!!
Thank you so much!!!



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