[Bf-committers] Alembic upgrade from 1.7.8 to 1.7.12

Sybren A. Stüvel sybren at blender.org
Wed Nov 20 16:16:37 CET 2019

I have committed the new Alembic libraries for Linux to


On 20-11-19 10:26, Sybren A. Stüvel wrote:
> Dear platform maintainers,
> I've just bumped Alembic from 1.7.8 to 1.7.12. This is not a
> needs-to-be-updated-right-now update, but it does add some functionality
> people have been waiting for a long time :-)
> Some context: Alembic 1.7.12 introduces a 'DCC FPS' hint, allowing
> Blender to write the scene frame rate to the Alembic file. This will
> make it possible for importers and converters to properly deal with
> situations where 'frame number' is the only reference to time. It should
> prevent issues like described in T55288, where Blender wrote correct
> data to Alembic, but the importing software made bad assumptions because
> it hard-coded 24 FPS.
> Currently only the Alembic library is upgraded from 1.7.8 to 1.7.12.
> Writing this new DCC FPS hint will be done in a separate commit once the
> platform libraries have been updated.
> Cheers,
dr. Sybren A. Stüvel

Blender Software Developer


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