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This will automatically save a .png file inside the screencast folder every time you release the mouse or a hotkey.
 
This will automatically save a .png file inside the screencast folder every time you release the mouse or a hotkey.
 
you can use any encoder you like to make a movie from the image sequence.
 
you can use any encoder you like to make a movie from the image sequence.
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WARNING:  this is a prototype feature that will fill your hard drive with images over time if you do not manage the folders.
  
 
we tend to use ffmpeg which can be found at http://winff.org/
 
we tend to use ffmpeg which can be found at http://winff.org/

Revision as of 18:55, 2 July 2012

You can automatically create timelapses of your work by using the screencast feature in the SFM under the help menu. This will automatically save a .png file inside the screencast folder every time you release the mouse or a hotkey. you can use any encoder you like to make a movie from the image sequence.

WARNING: this is a prototype feature that will fill your hard drive with images over time if you do not manage the folders.

we tend to use ffmpeg which can be found at http://winff.org/

here's a snapshot of our settings, but you can customize however you want.

Screencast settings.png


if you want to copy and paste our settings:

-y -loglevel panic -sameq -f image2 -i %9d.png -vcodec mpeg4 -aspect 16:9 -s 1280x720 -r 23.976 -vb 8000000 <FULL_MOVIE_PATH>