Animanatee v1.3

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Urza, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. Urza

    Urza hi

    Jul 18, 2007
    United States
    Animanatee v1.3
    The animation tool

    A new release of DekuTree64's animation tool, the big update today being the export format changed to the more standard AVI. Download and full changelog below.

    [title:Changelog]- Error checking on file access.
    - Changed export format to .avi instead of .flc.
    - Added a button so you can save without exporting, since it takes a while.
    - Added a progress bar when saving.

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  2. jesterscourt

    jesterscourt Not Brad.

    Jan 3, 2007
    United States
    Sounds great, but aren't AVI's huge or are they just a container format?
  3. H4ndy

    H4ndy Member

    Apr 18, 2007
    Gambia, The
    Both. AVI is for "Audio Video Interleaved".
    It can contain raw uncompressed Video/Audio (I think Animanatee uses this to export) or almost other any video codec (e.g. DivX).

    But I think the .avi shouldn't be too big, because its just 256x192 Video.
  4. Banger

    Banger Me > | | < You ..Wanna Line dance?

    Oct 31, 2007
    United States
    Depending on how its encoded and all and which codec is used. but no avi is usually not huge. At least not compaired to other containers used for different encodes.

    I just woke up so if that looks like it is gibberish, I am sorry.
  5. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

    May 14, 2006
    United States
    GREAT! I cant wait to encode an avi on a 66MHZ ARM9!
  6. 754boy

    754boy :D

    Oct 24, 2002
    United States
    I've been messing around with this for a couple minutes and I have to say......this app PWNS!! Look at a little sample I cooked up in less than 5 minutes:

    Not much but I was just messing around. Its only 2 frames of animation and the generated .avi file was only 5kb. After I converted to .gif in Ulead Gif Animator 5, it was less than 2kb. [​IMG]
  7. acrocosm

    acrocosm GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 1, 2004
    That's awesome!!! it's what i've being waiting for an animation tool for the ds to quickly scribble stuff on the go thnx!!!

    It still needs some more tools but it's a great start and I hope to see it developed further

    I think digital camera proccessors run at similar speeds or even lower and they can compress fast. Sure they are optimised and build for such purposes but I don't think the ds's arm(s) will have problem compressing. But there are other functions more important that would be nice to add instead of bothering with encoding avis.

    After all uncompressed avi are best suited for such an app, as anything related with animation, since you want the best possible quality to start with and then compress at delivery time depending on the needs of the project.

    Anyway, I was really happy to see this first thing when I woke up. Thnx again DekuTree64 [​IMG]
  8. fatquack

    fatquack Advanced Member

    Apr 12, 2007
    Wow this is great nice work
  9. PBC

    PBC What!? I can change this??

    Dec 3, 2006
    United States
    New York
    DLDI patched this for my EZV...but still wont let me save...device not ____

    bah. Had fun without saving tho, Good show.