Projection Mapping Novice needs "presentation view"
Fred last edited by
@oillyoowen I would go first with prores and play the files from your internal drive, (USB 2 is super slow and most likely you have a slow drive in your enclosure) and see how it goes. You can test drive transfer speed with blackmagics disk speed test included in the decklink drivers for your platform.
H264 can be ok, but there are so many parameters for this codec it is not really enough to say h264. Proress is a little more locked down.
You can set the target frame rate in the preferences.
The stats show your machine is running out of power doing what you want, try prores, and if it still crashes I would test on another more powerful machine. I and many others certainly run heavy patches with Isadora all the time, I am guessing it is your machine that is doing it.
PS are you doing anything to the speed of the movie? If you just play the movie with a projector, no effects or mapping, how does it run?
@Fred OK, re-exporting now to prores, after shortening my piece as well...
I'm not changing the speed of the movie, no, and it plays fine sans mapping.
Can I upgrade my memory and expect to improve anything?
Thanks for all of your thoughtful replies!
Fred last edited by Michel
@oillyoowen memory could help a little, generally SSD drives and a GPU will be the most effective, unfortunately you cannot upgrade the GPU but an SSD is possible.
Could you give us an update on this please?
Showing Stages should not cause a crash - there has to be something going on here to make that happen.
@Skulpture Sure, I had to sleep.
I wish I understood my issue well enough to give you a clear answer, but as I mentioned, I'm a novice. This is my first project in Isadora, and due to many circumstances, I now have today to work through it. Likely my computer is not robust enough to run the project as designed.
I have re-exported my media in prores and shortened my clips. This seems to be making the files run more smoothly.
Stages now does not result in what I'm calling "presenter view", or a full screen image from my physical projector, however. I don't understand why this feature sometimes works and sometimes doesn't.
Currently, that's all I know. I appreciate everyone's feedback very much.
If you open a support ticket, I will be happy to look at your file (you can share it and the media to me via dropbox or similar)
I will then be able to give you any recommendations I have. Without seeing the project/structure at this point its difficult to break down the issue/s any further than has already been done here.
You can create the support ticket here: https://support.troikatronix.c...
JJHP3 last edited by
FWIW, I've run complex mapping (well, complex to me) off older MBP's than the OP's. Something is amiss - probably from being new to the program. With a projector what you see is what you get. Size is relative.
"I need advice for this, I would like to know more. - added google translation by admin (skulpture)
I have had to google translate your question or else most of the people here will not be able to read it. I'm sorry that we do not support Thai(?) language natively here.
I deleted several different accounts that posted in Thai, even though the content does not explicitly seem to be spam, it is very suspicious that including today and yesterday there where about 6 different new users posting in Thai.
Maximortal last edited by
@Michel new trends in phishing? ;-)