What output do you render to?

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  10 October 2012
What output do you render to?

Hey Guy's

I was just wondering, what is a great file format to render your animation to? For years I've been rendering to PNG files to get lossless output without it having it take up too much space. But I recently realized it takes some time to add the PNG lossless compression, resulting in a 1 or 2 second delay per frame for saving the file.

So my question is, what is a nice reasonable file format to render you animation frame to? I know TGA is a common one, but it takes up sh*t loads of space...

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  10 October 2012
EXR wins hands down. Info here
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  10 October 2012
EXR. I only use .tga or .png when I don't need the bit depth and need it to respond faster in After Effects. EXRs in After Effects kinda blows.
Chris L. Harkins
  10 October 2012
RPF and After Effects seem to work better together, but I tend to not need a lot of bit depth so TGAs work really well with AE for me.
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  10 October 2012
.exr for most things, .tif sometimes when it's not too important.
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  10 October 2012
+1 for EXR
  10 October 2012
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