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TheFlip
08-18-2009, 09:11 PM
Hello everybody,


Smart Save - free plugin


http://www.smart-page.net/smartsave/logobig.jpg


Smart Save is a video post effect that saves a new image from the RGB-buffer / render result for each
render action (editor, region, window).

These images will be saved at the documents location or a chosen folder with the format
<documentname><date><time> - JPG or TIF.

So it enables you to compare previous versions of your test renderings against recent changes or to
document your workflow without having to chose a different target-file each time you render.

Smart Save works with C4D R10 and newer (PC/Mac) and also with 3rd party renderers such as Vray.



http://www.smart-page.net/smartsave/

have fun

best regards

flip

Rich-Art
08-18-2009, 09:44 PM
Sounds cool. Tanks for the plugin of course.
I've announced it on our site as well.
http://www.c4dlounge.eu/forum/showthread.php?p=5251#post5251

Peace,
Rich_Art. :thumbsup:

MAN0
08-18-2009, 10:45 PM
hey, pretty cool in some cases. thanks mutch!

-/\-Scott-M-C4D-/\-
08-18-2009, 10:46 PM
Thanks for the plugin :-)

SilverCity
08-19-2009, 04:23 PM
Thanks for Smart Save. Great idea for a plugin.

Seraca
08-19-2009, 08:20 PM
Thanks mate useful freebie.



cheers

Ryonosuke11
08-20-2009, 08:21 AM
This is a very useful plugin! Thank you :)

robodesign
08-20-2009, 09:56 AM
Nice plugin man. It will prove useful for fiddling with details in an image. This enables a much more easier comparision of rendered regions. No need to mind anymore to save/capture screenshots.

Good luck and keep 'em coming.

lightdog
08-20-2009, 09:42 PM
Adding my thank-you to flip for producing a great tool.

It appears that the HUD and the Doodle Tool don't render into the Smart Save image, even with the "Render HUD" and "Render Doodle" options enabled. Just checking if this is the current expected behavior.

nycL45
08-25-2009, 12:32 PM
Clever and useful. A big thanks for the Mac and v10 versions.

Cheers,

Leonard

halninekilo
08-26-2009, 05:29 PM
Thank you all for your kind feedback!

@ lightdog
Yes, currently this is expected as C4D overlays the HUD in another
render buffer layer.
Smart Save stores only the RGB buffer - for now...

HUD and software/gl viewport shading will be saved along with the
RGB buffer if you do a region-rendering.

Future versions of Smart Save will allow to store a multipass TIF
including a selection or all of all the available buffers.

Cheers!

Navstar
09-21-2009, 10:47 PM
Very handy! C4D needs this built-in!

halninekilo
09-21-2009, 10:57 PM
in fact the R11.5 has! :D

TonyNemo
09-29-2009, 05:34 PM
Thanks, Flip! I'm glad everything worked out for you in Slumberland.

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