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Loading videos from a folder

Postby leeAberfa » Sat Apr 21, 2018 4:55 am

Happy Valentines Day!

So yea, I am a real newbie, and I am working on a project involving loading about 120 videos into a grid and then controlling playback so I can cue them all to "go" at a certain point in the show. I seem to have figured out the playback and control issues, but I need to know how to load in the clips on the fly, as people will be creating content at a sort of video photo booth at this event.

Capturing and compressing the video isn't my issue, I already have a seperate system handling that that can then take the compressed files and dump them on the machine running TD. My problem is setting up TD to automatically look through a folder on the computer, check to see if video X is there, and if it is, populate it in the appropriate point in the grid, or just feed it to the appropriate Moviein TOP.

I don't even know where to get started, any help would be awesome.
Thanks!
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Re: Loading videos from a folder

Postby nettoyeur » Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:44 pm

In latest TD experimental version, if you check the Help-> Op Snippets, there are some examples for the Folder DAT recently added which will probably help you further.
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