Jim Bachalo


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Unable to export MPEG-4 video from MPlay July 12, 2018, 7:03 a.m.

Currently running H Indie 16.5.439 on Ubuntu 18.04.
One recurring issue I am having is the inability to export video 9MPEG-4) from Mplay , irregardless of what output settings or video dimensions I choose.

I always seem to get an error related to ffmpeg like the attached image.
First I see a warning

“Please use q:a or q:v, q:scale is ambiguous”
and then I get a NULL followed by
"Unable to find suitable output format for

Should I report this a bug, or is it more likely something wrong with my ffmpeg installation?

Caching - DOPnet + .sim vs File Cache or ROP OutputDriver + .bgeo July 11, 2018, 6:43 a.m.

When it comes to caching your simulation one thing I've never fully understood is the difference between using the Cache tab + .sim on the actual DOP network vs using a File Cache or ROP Output Driver node further down your network.

Are both methods mutually exclusive or is there a reason you might use both caching mechanisms?

Asset manager and Embedded OTL warnings July 11, 2018, 6:40 a.m.


Am getting this annoying pop up warning every time I save my scene. Opening the Asset Manager doesn't offer any further clues as to which OTL is the issue.

Anyone else deal with this?