View Full Version : Error in After Effects. Could not parse file?

03 March 2009, 10:11 PM
Can anyone help? i rendered out passes in maya each is 3500 frames they are occlusion, diffuse, shadow, and specular. when exporting,rendering etc in after effects i get an error could not parse file 35:45 i think. the files are TGA and all seem fine. i have even tried rendering out without the occlusion it wouldnt work. i tried occlusion itself it wouldnt work. ive had random stoppages during rendering in maya but restarted and they rendered fine

Thanks, Martin.

03 March 2009, 01:39 AM

Try going through Mylenium's error code database for AE. :)

03 March 2009, 03:01 PM
thanks il have a look

03 March 2009, 06:16 PM
Your having trouble rendering out the TGA frames in after affects, what file format are your rendering them out as?

------------- (i re-read your post.. i'll just leave this here incase it helps)
I could be wrong, but it could be to do with the filename extension, a incorrectly installed plug-in?

03 March 2009, 11:20 AM
UR probably using cs3 and maya 2009, especially the cameradepth pass is messed up.
U'll want to use AE cs4, it doesnt give as much errors is what I found out....

03 March 2009, 08:20 PM
Check every frame that you rendered out of Maya. If it's giving you that error on particular frames in AE, check the maya renders and make sure those corresponding files are readable. I've had that problem rendering over the network out of AE, only to find out the input file was corrupt.

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