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jon October 23, 2006 05:55

animation error
I am trying to create an animation of a transient run and save it as an mpeg. I have done this many times before but now it is not working correctly.

The mpeg writes but obviously not properly as the mpeg is zero size and fails to play.

Any ideas? Thanks Jon

TB October 23, 2006 21:36

Re: animation error
Assuming that you have enough space to store the mpeg file, have you checked if all the transient files are problem free? I suspect that one of your trn file is not written correctly. The quickest way is to check the size of your trn files.

Johnny October 24, 2006 06:21

Re: animation error
You can always write out the .jpgs as well and use a third party software to generate the mpeg.

TB October 26, 2006 10:57

Re: animation error
If you're using this approach, I'll suggest you to write the PNG file. Quality is much better this way.

jon October 27, 2006 08:00

Re: animation error
Any suggestions on software? Any that are free?!

Robin October 27, 2006 09:19

Re: animation error
Quicktime Pro isn't free, but it only costs $30 USD.

Michael B October 30, 2006 04:09

Re: animation error
Create higher quality videos from CFX

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