[Cin] Images sequence

Andrew Randrianasulu randrianasulu at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 09:33:05 CET 2022

On Monday, March 7, 2022, Andrea paz <gamberucci.andrea at gmail.com> wrote:

> >( 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).
> @IgorBeg
> 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.

I am not sure it was designed as cross-application support? I mean, cingg
can  load both TOC types, so it works...

Are you concerned about more self-contained toc file for inter-application
operability  or self-documentability reasons?

How other apps (like Natron?) handle this?

> 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.
> [ffmpeg reference:
> https://www.ffmpeg.org/faq.html#How-do-I-encode-single-
> pictures-into-movies_003f
> https://www.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-formats.html#image2-2
> https://www.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg-formats.html#image2-1]
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