[Bf-committers] AVI CODEC future

Thomas Dinges blender at dingto.org
Mon May 28 12:00:03 CEST 2012

Hi Sergey,
sorry for the misunderstanding, I am talking about "AVI CODEC":
R_IMF_IMTYPE_AVICODEC in rna_scene.c, it only appears on Windows.


Am 28.05.2012 11:50, schrieb Sergey Sharybin:
> Hi,
> Not sure which exactly AVI codec doesn't work for you.
> Tested AVI Jpeg and AVI Raw from output file format and it works just fine.
> And you can not actually remove this or underlying code because it's also
> used for proxies.
> For codec's format AVI also works fine here. It might not work with some
> specific combination of file format, container and codec used but that
> doesn't mean it shall be removed.
> The thing which is really should be improved here is making
> dependencies/incompatibilities between video coding settings more obvious.
> It's not so easy because dependencies are not single-sided. That's in my
> TODO list actually..
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Thomas Dinges<blender at dingto.org>  wrote:
>> Hey everyone,
>> I had a look at the AVI Codec format in the Output Format menu.
>> It never worked in 2.5x, because it's missing the format select menu.
>> This was also only working in 2.4x on windows.
>> Suggestions:
>> 1) Comment the entry in the RNA enum
>> 2) Remove the whole underlying code, because I think it's questionable
>> anyone will bring that back. I had a brief look at the code in 2.4, and
>> its quite a bit to port over.
>> What do you think?
>> Best regards,
>> Thomas
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Thomas Dinges
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