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schader

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First impression of animatics
Posted: 11-Nov-2020 08:57
 
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Hi Lazarus,
animatics is a very nice, clear player and an alternative to projector. However, I ask myself: what has the full screen mode on the front page lost? Can the player also be scaled to the format of the projector? Sometimes the section of my pictures is too big for me!
With best regards
Klaus Schader
P.S:I have attached a revised German text file.
https://www.schader-handmade.de/animation/

Edited by: schader on 11-Nov-2020 09:53

Edited by: schader on 12-Nov-2020 22:41
Laza

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Re: First impression of animatics
Posted: 11-Nov-2020 18:19   in response to: schader in response to: schader
 
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Thanks for the translation!

I did not understand neither of your questions.

"scaled to the format of the projector" - what format you mean?

"section of my pictures is too big" - what section you refer to?

Edited by: Laza on 11-Nov-2020 18:32
Laza

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Re: First impression of animatics
Posted: 11-Nov-2020 18:31   in response to: Laza in response to: Laza
 
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I see, the full screen button doesn't work on a folders-only page. Thanks, I will fix this.
schader

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Re: First impression of animatics
Posted: 11-Nov-2020 21:54   in response to: Laza in response to: Laza
 
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I think this is the setting in Projector that I miss in Animatics. Scaling "Fit both dimension"! (See image)
Laza

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Re: First impression of animatics
Posted: 12-Nov-2020 16:42   in response to: schader in response to: schader
 
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The scaling of images is different with the different transition types. The default - Ken Burns - for example uses images scaled to fill the whole screen. If you switch to "Cross fade" for example your images will fit the screen but not larger.
schader

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Re: First impression of animatics
Posted: 12-Nov-2020 22:21   in response to: Laza in response to: Laza
 
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That is only true to a limited extent. I looked at both settings of the projector and the animatics several times. Both are preset with transitions in KenBurn mode. My impression is that projectors (see last illustration) show more of the overall picture in both the vertical and horizontal orientation. https://www.schader-handmade.de/Bildbetrachter/
This is important for my special type of digitally processed work.

Edited by: schader on 12-Nov-2020 22:37
Laza

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Re: First impression of animatics
Posted: 13-Nov-2020 10:35   in response to: schader in response to: schader
 
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I see, I made a compromise in Projector. The original Ken Burns (or Animatics) effect - like in Animatics skin - is using images (videos) that fill the entire viewport, with no black bars around. I can add an option for choosing between the two approach.
schader

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Re: First impression of animatics
Posted: 13-Nov-2020 19:50   in response to: Laza in response to: Laza
 
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I see we understand each other. That would be great if there were both options for the KenBurn effect in Animatics. Thank you in advance for your effort.
With best regards
Klaus Schader
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