Mac OSX AGTk 2.3 with Media Tools Release
eolson at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Feb 7 16:27:42 CST 2005
The Access Grid Toolkit 2.3 for Mac OSX with media tools is available for
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This release includes audio and video tools, which were not available in
the Developer's Preview release. It also fixes a few issues that the
preview release had on the Mac platform.
Since this is the first release with media tools on the Mac, there
are remaining issues that will be addressed in future releases.
Please be aware of the following:
* An iSight camera is needed to send video.
* You must set built-in audio as your default audio device.
Audio from the iSight and other Firewire or USB microphones does not
On a G5 Power Mac, a powered microphone is required to send audio -- the
line-in port does not work with standard computer microphones.
* Encrypted venues are not yet supported.
* Some actions take a long time such as changing venues.
* If you had previously installed the preview release and your VenueClient
from the new release has difficulty starting, removing the ".AccessGrid"
folder in your home directory should help. It can be removed by doing
a "File->Find" in the Finder, searching for invisible files, and moving
it to the trash.
If you find any problems not listed here, please submit an error report
either from the VenueClient's help menu or directly through bugzilla at:
We'd also like to thank everyone outside Argonne who helped with testing
for this release:
The AG Developers
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