View Full Version : Motion Vectors, RSMB and ASA Buffersaver - help

06-26-2008, 10:09 AM
Hi - I need to get motion vectors into my render for a compositor who will be using ReelSmart Motion Blur

I used to use the house of secrets exporter plugin - but that needs "ASA buffersaver" plugin - and the site that had that plugin is gone...

I've tried archive.org to get hold of the (free) plugin - but no luck..
Does anyone have an old copy left?
Or is there a newer and better way to get vectors into RSMB?
I'd love to hear of any sucess stories,

Darth Mole
06-26-2008, 01:16 PM
Not really what you need to hear, but I've found that RSMB does an excellent job without vectors, just by using its own pixel-tracking. You could always export in layers to ensure it gets a clean track... possibly.

06-26-2008, 01:17 PM
FAQ's here:


which links to a plugin here:


That one works with 32 and 64bit LW I believe. I also have a plugin in the 32bit LW, "rsmbexport.p" which might have been supplied with Reelsmart?...So far I've found the auto tracking to be sufficient within reelsmart and couldn't get a decent output from either vector plugin which is why I haven't really used them. I seem to remember spending a day trying to get the correct settings for the vectors with both plugins in 32bit and 64bit before seeing what the auto-tracking was like...it worked ok for what I needed so I never got a definitive solution.

[EDIT] haha...DarthMole beat me to it

06-26-2008, 01:29 PM
thanks- I've been to house of secrets - once you download their plugin you find out that it'ds dependent on an old plugin called ASA_buffersaver to get the buffer info out of lightwave.

This plugin and the site where ASA_buffersaver came from no longer exists :(

this is where it used to be...

Maybe someone has still owns a copy - it's a free plugin...

06-26-2008, 06:21 PM
i seem to have a copy of that plugin from a while back (its version 1.83). here u go.

06-26-2008, 10:12 PM
Thanks Chris,
at this exact moment you are king of the internet :)

07-29-2008, 01:36 AM
We also list http://www.richardnichols.net/content/view/19/7/

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