Back in September 2020, I posted a Flame capsule on how to export single frames in Flame.
This was fine but the subject came up on Logik Facebook again.
This time, I have an even faster way with Python scripts. Even better that a python example script is included with the Flame installation.
To set it up (only have to do this once)
copy the python script ( export_current_frame.py ) from /opt/Autodesk//python_examples/ to /opt/Autodesk/shared/python
The current setting is set to export JPGs but you could edit the script to export PNGs for example.
To use the script…
STEP 1: Go to the MediaHUB and navigate to a directory/folder that you want as your save destination for the single frame exports. (if you don’t, the files are exported to var/tmp)
STEP 2: In the timeline, navigate to the frame you want to export.
STEP 3: Right-click on the player or clip (not the segment) and you will see a menu called EXAMPLES/EXPORT - EXPORT CURRENT FRAME — choose that option
JOB DONE!!! Go to the MediaHub and your frames will be in that directory.
PS: Someone could modify the script to launch a file browser as part of the export so you don’t have to choose your destination before the export but I’ll leave it to the clever folks !
Here is a quick video to show how it works.