[Cin] How to put new transitions in the appimage?

Mat mnieuw at zap.a2000.nl
Mon Sep 25 22:04:09 CEST 2023

Regretfully, I don't know. When I figured out how to create an AppImage,
setting up the directory structure was relatively easy (simplified
existsing source code). But packing that into AppImage format was
difficult. Therefore CinGG relies on the external tool appimagetool,
which is specific for each platform. I couldn't figure out how to build
it properly as part of CinGG, like I could for the
makeappimage tool (in the Tools directory).

So I think the only way for now is the unpack-modify-pack sequence
described in the appendix Phyllis mentioned.

Maybe it can be done by a "native" build for a platform, not an

PS. I wasn't the only one having problems gathering the source to build
appimagetool. Some people made a little progress since, but I have not
delved into it. time...

On Mon, 25 Sep 2023 12:28:54 -0600
Phyllis Smith via Cin <cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org> wrote:

> Good question and I do not have a clue.  MatN would probably know
> immediately.  But I will see if I can figure this out later today.  I
> do see around page 457 in the pdf version of the manual, the following
> statement; however I probably just jammed that in without doing a
> thorough investigation.
> > You can add your own images to the Shape Wipe transition and there
> > are some free ones available to download at http://assistcg.com -
> > click on the Transi-
> > tions option under the Video pulldown on that site.
> > *AppImage does not providethis capability unless you use the
> > workaround *as described in the Appendix FAQ,
> > Known Problems and Workarounds.
> >  
> On Mon, Sep 25, 2023 at 7:57 AM Andrea paz via Cin <
> cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org> wrote:
> > I received a request to put a button that would serve to put new
> > transitions directly into the appimage. In your opinion is it
> > possible or do you have to go through manual unpacking and
> > subsequent recreation of the appimage?
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