Request for Advice on Animation Presets

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19 Apr, 2020 12:09 AM

Fellow NodeBox 3 users (and animation mavens),

The latest Mac OS, Catalina, has a 64-bit requirement that is currently preventing NodeBox 3 from exporting movies. You can get around this by using the Export Range option, but the NodeBox team would like to fix this issue as soon as possible.

To do that, we will have to upgrade the FFMPEG module and provide more modern presets. If any of you have opinions about this (formats to support, default frame rates, options to surface, etc.) please chime in! This may be a once-in-a-decade chance to improve NodeBox animation.

And Stefan, if you have any specific questions for the NodeBox community, you can ask them here.



  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Stefan Gabriels on 19 Apr, 2020 08:58 AM

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    Hey John

    I believe you forwarded this discussion to another Stefan instead of me. That said, I only just noticed Frederik already started working on a fix for this so I'm taking a step back so that I don't interfere with his work. Any input/recommendations are still welcome here of course.

    Kind regards,

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by john on 19 Apr, 2020 10:08 AM

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    Oops. You're right - I meant to add Stefan Gabriels, not Stefan Torremans. My apologies to you both. But of course you are both free to join this conversation.

    Thanks everyone.


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