[Sidefx-houdini-list] Save an image after render to Mplay

Mark Elendt mark at sidefx.com
Tue Jan 12 12:49:04 EST 2016


Instead of rendering to "ip", you could try rendering the Cf plane to
the "md" device.  It's non-interactive, but shows progress.

On Tuesday Jan 12 at 09:50, Alvaro Castaneda wrote:
> Right now I have this
> I render to disk but I have an extra image plane that renders Cf and in the
> save in separate file filed I put md, this means it renders to disk then
> pops up mplay when done.
> That kinda works.
> What I really would love to see is the live progress.
> 
> Yeah I was thinking that well mplay is already listening for renders, there
> might be a way to hook in to it, maybe :)
> 
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2016 at 9:31 AM, Mark Elendt <mark at sidefx.com> wrote:
> 
> > An alternative would be to launch mplay once the image is completely
> > written to disk?
> >
> > Alternatively, you might be able to do something with the openport
> > command in the textport in mplay.  I'm not sure what's possible or not
> > though.
> >
> > On Tuesday Jan 12 at 01:24, Alvaro Castaneda wrote:
> > > Hey guys
> > > need your help
> > >
> > > is there a way I could save an image rendered to Mplay?
> > > like post-render kinda script, maybe connecting to mplay and asking for
> > the
> > > frame.
> > >
> > > is there a way to trigger mplay to save the image to disk?
> > > something like that.
> > >
> > > I'm writing a tool that renders a single image but is important that you
> > > see the image been rendered to spot any errors etc.
> > >
> > > thank you
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