Re: ProMovie Spectrum

Chris Hand (cph@de-montfort.ac.uk)
Sat, 30 Jul 1994 07:02:00 -0400


Martin Storer said:
> I investigated the ProMovie Spectrum Card [...]
>
> "The Movie Machine" [...] bottom 10% of the window with the remaining
> top 90% being grey.
> [...]
> "The AVIator" This card does not work with CUSM at the moment.

How come there are so many PC cards that don't work? I had presumed
that the idea of a standardized API such as Video for Windows would allow
code written for the API to work with all VFW supported cards.

Is it microsoft's fault? The card manufacturers? Just wondering...

Chris

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