[Cin] Images sequence

Andrea paz gamberucci.andrea at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 09:25:35 CET 2022

>( Phyllis):
> When I used the ffmpeg/tiff render format, it created the toc file but it was empty even then.
> Also ran the CinGG version of 11/2016 and 2/2018; in both cases the toc file was either empty (the earlier ones) or just the first 4 lines.
> So I think it never worked right and the workaround as Andrea tested it to create the toc file manually.

Sorry to insist, but I think DPX support is very important.

It would take more testing by other users. As I wrote in a previous
message, some versions work for me, and even in Arch, DPX and PNG used
to work for me (not anymore, now).

Please, can you test the rendering of a sequence of images (it only
takes a few seconds), since you normally use Ubuntu 16?

> I assume the ffmpeg command line creates it?  I have not had the chance to try that yet.  Does it?

FFmpeg creates the images with a command (muxer) that implies %05d in
the name and then, thanks to the image2 command (demuxer), it reads
them (without the need to create a TOC file) and creates the video. It
occurs to me that CinGG presets create the images via %05d and then,
instead of being read by image2, the TOC file (not the video file!) is
created and can be imported into CinGG (or other program). Perhaps a
version of "imagelist.sh" is implemented? In short, the difference
between ffmpeg and CinGG is the creation of the TOC file.

I remember that my hypothesis about the problem is the management of
absolute/relative paths, since the TOC is created and works: only the
links are missing. Is it possible to trace a patch that has touched
the paths? If not, I'll say again that it's better to delete these
presets and the related entries in the manual altogether.

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