Articles for the ‘Movie Studio’ Category

Movie Editor: Choosing Your Movie Settings
Last modified: May 15, 2017

Before exporting your movie, there are several settings available that will determine the final results. You will find the Movie Settings on the right side of the Movie Editor: Options Here, you can choose between predefined movie presets or create custom settings: The default is a 640×360 video of medium quality, but you can increase ...

Movie Editor: Timeline and Playback Controls
Last modified: Feb 13, 2017

The bottom part of the Movie Editor window is dedicated to the timeline with related tools, and playback controls. These are explained in detail below the overview.   Timeline Clips that are selected in the Clip Collection are available on the timeline; in the same order of appearance. You can change the clip order either ...

Movie Editor: Clip Collection
Last modified: Feb 13, 2017

The Clip Collection contains all the camera paths and stationary cameras currently in your 2D view: Here you can do the following: Change clip order: use drag n’ drop to alter the order in which the clips should play, or select a clip and move it up or down in the list by using the ...

Movie Editor: Movie Settings
Last modified: Jun 19, 2017

The Movie Settings are options that you can work with before exporting the movie: Let’s take a look at each of these settings. Options Lets you select a preset from the list or, if you select the Custom option, select compression, resolution and quality on your own as shown here: Light preset Offers the same ...

About the Movie Editor
Last modified: May 04, 2017

After setting up your camera paths and stationary cameras in your 2D view, you can edit your movie in the Movie Editor. In the Clip Collection, you can decide the order of appearance and also enable/disable scenes before producing the movie. Different Movie Settings are available and you can even trim scenes to achieve the ...

Using the Stationary Camera
Last modified: Aug 17, 2016

The stationary camera is a helpful tool when creating movies in CET Designer. It is a component that you place in the drawing and that pans around itself. It pans in one direction at a time, but the direction can easily be reverted in the quick properties box or by using the blue flip double-arrow. ...

Movie Editor: Exporting and Rendering a Movie
Last modified: May 18, 2017

When you have decided on the clip order and movie settings, it is time to save and export your movie. In the lower right corner of the Movie Editor, click the Export button: This will open the Exporting movie dialog where you can see your movie being rendered in the preview window. The orange frame ...

Modifying Camera Paths and Events
Last modified: May 09, 2016

Camera paths and events can edited. Below are a few examples of modifications that can be made. Moving a camera path Click the Select single object tool  on the 2D toolbar. Click the camera path that you wish to modify. A purple frame is now visible around the camera path. Move the mouse pointer inside the purple frame, ...

Changing the Camera’s Field of View
Last modified: May 16, 2016

The Change field of view feature makes the camera switch to using a wider or narrower lens to take in and show more or less of the drawing during a specified transition segment. Between a starting point and an end point, the camera lens turns either narrower or wider. When the camera reaches the end point of ...

Changing Camera Speed
Last modified: May 16, 2016

The Change speed feature alters the camera speed during a specified transition segment. Between a starting point and an end point, the camera starts to either increase or decrease its speed. When the camera reaches the end point of the transition segment, it returns to the original speed until there is a new change, or for the ...

Changing Camera Elevation
Last modified: May 16, 2016

The Change elevation feature modifies the camera elevation during a specified transition segment. Between a starting point and an end point, the camera starts to increase or decrease its elevation. When the camera reaches the end point of the transition segment, it returns to the original elevation until there is a new change, or for the remainder ...

Changing Camera Target
Last modified: Jun 08, 2016

The Change target feature gives the camera directions on what to look at during a specified segment of the camera path. Between a starting point and an end point, the camera turns to look at the set target. When the camera reaches the end point of the transition segment, it turns back to look in the direction of ...

Basic Movie Editing in the 2D View
Last modified: May 04, 2017

When you have placed a camera path or a stationary camera, you can do some basic editing in 2D view. When selecting a path or camera, yellow snap points become available for stretching the path or changing its shape (paths only). Selecting a path or camera also brings up a green quick properties box, where ...

Placing a Camera Path or Stationary Camera
Last modified: May 15, 2017

A movie consists of one or several scenes. To record a scene you need to create a path that defines how the camera should move. In the Movie Studio component tab there are two tools for setting up your movie: the Camera path and the Stationary camera. These tools are described below.   Placing a ...