View Full Version : Exporting Video formats

09 September 2003, 09:11 PM
I'm a newbie in 3d world in general, i've used 3SMax5 for a while, but then i switch to A/W Maya4.0.
I'd like to know how do I render an animation into an AVI in Maya4.0. I've tried to render into an AVI but it only showme the last frame.

09 September 2003, 10:17 AM
If you selected AVI as ouput format in the render globals window you'll have to start a batch render (go: render > batch render)

But it isn't a good idea to render AVIs at all. Maya can export uncompressed 30 fps videos only. It's much better to batch render an image sequence and put your frames together by a compositing app like virtualdub.

09 September 2003, 03:21 PM
yep... I think AVI it isn't the best way to export a finished work. But i needed to export a video, not a sequence of image. I'll try virtualdub.
Thank for the tip :thumbsup:

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