View Full Version : playblast through commandline?

05 May 2007, 03:39 PM
hai all

i have a small thought,
can we take a playblast of a maya file through mayabatch command?

i know it sounds funny...but it will save lot of time for the animators,,,

i tried playblast command...

but nothin happend...

Thanks for the help in advance

05 May 2007, 05:57 PM
You can start maya in command line mode and execute mel commands like this:

playblast -format movie -filename "playblast" -clearCache 1 -viewer 1 -showOrnaments 1 -fp 4 -percent 50 -compression none;

05 May 2007, 03:33 AM
hai GaintG,
thanks for ur quick response...but it did not work for me...

wht i did was,

i executed these commands

C:\> maya -prompt

mel: sphere (a dummy sphere)
mel: playblast -format movie -filename "test" ...

But nothing happend...i could not find the file anywhere...

is this what u were telling?

thanks in advance

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