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Will Tracker work on older computers as long as it has a compatible OS installed?
Rebecca M
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Hi there! I am planning to use Tracker for remote undergraduate biomechanics labs but want to ensure students with older computers will be able to run it. Will Tracker work on any computer or laptop as long as it has one of the compatible operating systems installed? Wondering if anyone has encountered issues with older devices. Thank you.

Upside Down video
Simon Bonnafous
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I'm trying to load a .mov video to track but it loads upside down !
I don't find a way to rotate it to normal.
Anyone knows how to fix it ?

Ps I'm on osx

Post edited May 19, 2018 at 9:48 AM EST.

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Re: Upside Down video   (Douglas Brown - )
Tracker 5.0.4 released
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Douglas Brown
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Hello Tracker users,

The Tracker 5.0.4 upgrade is here and again I recommend that you upgrade soon. The decimal separator issue is now fixed (I hope!!). I also added the ability to select multiple steps by right-clicking or right-dragging in the plot view. And all selected steps are now highlighted in both the plot and table views.

To upgrade click the green "Now available" button on the toolbar and choose Upgrade Now. If you don't see the button then open the preferences dialog, go to the General tab, and click the Check Now button. You can also download the tracker-5.0.4.jar from the Tracker home page and copy it manually into your Tracker directory if all else fails. ;-)

Full installers are also available for Windows, Mac and Linux from both the Tracker home page (http://physlets.org/tracker/) and ComPADRE (http://www.opensourcephysics.org/items/detail.cfm?ID=7365).

As always, don't hesitate to report issues or ask questions on this forum.  Doug

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