Emulate Linux System Calls on Windows

A few minutes ago I finished a small example that shows how to load and execute unmodified Linux ELF binaries in Windows. Basically, this is the same as Wine, just the other way around. You can download the source code from my github page. The code is very simple and only supports the system callsContinue reading “Emulate Linux System Calls on Windows”

How to extract frames from videos

Using mplayer, frames can be extracted from videos by simply selecting jpeg (or some other image format) as output driver. If the video is interlaced, a deinterlacing filter like yadif can be used. However, in this case it is important to add the scale filter at the end of the list in order to convertContinue reading “How to extract frames from videos”

IgorPlug-USB and Windows 7 x64

Do you know IgorPlug? Back in the old days when computers had RS-232 ports, this was a nice and cheap solution to control the OS and other software with an arbitrary infrared remote control. However, today most PCs do not have these connectors anymore. Fortunately, there is IgorPlug-USB, an IR receiver for USB ports. ItContinue reading “IgorPlug-USB and Windows 7 x64”