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can't export AVI

by yutingaling » Fri Dec 22, 2017 10:15 pm

Hello!

I'm trying to export my grayscale reference video as an AVI file but no files are being generated. Is anyone else experiencing this problem?
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by steven.andrews » Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:48 am

Hello yutingaling,

Motive does not support exporting the raw grayscale video to AVI. This process was very slow and yielded very large files, and was removed by design.

For reference video, we do recommend that the cameras be set to MJPEG mode. This video can be exported as an AVI file from Motive.

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by yutingaling » Sat Dec 30, 2017 4:45 pm

Hi Steven! Thanks for the reply. I can record using MJPEG in the future but I really need to extract the avi file for the greyscale video I already have. Are there any external ways around this?

steven.andrews wrote:Hello yutingaling,

Motive does not support exporting the raw grayscale video to AVI. This process was very slow and yielded very large files, and was removed by design.

For reference video, we do recommend that the cameras be set to MJPEG mode. This video can be exported as an AVI file from Motive.

Best,
Steven
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by steven.andrews » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:52 am

Unfortunately, there is no way around this. Exporting raw grayscale to video is not supported by the software, so it is not possible.

Maybe you could try using some screen grab software to record a video of a portion of your screen while you playback. But I do not think this will give you the same frame rate, and I am not certain about resolution.

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