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Saving Animations

You can save any animation created in the MotionManager as one of the following:
  • A Microsoft .avi file.
  • A series of .bmp files for still images.
  • A series of .tga files for still images.

To save animations:

  1. Click Save Animation (MotionManager toolbar).
  2. In the Save Animation to File dialog box:
    • Type a name for File name.
    • Select a format for Save as type.
    • Select a value for Renderer.

    Unless you have PhotoView installed, only SolidWorks screen is available as the renderer.

  3. Under Frame Information:
    1. Type a value for Frames per second (default is 7.5).
    2. Select Entire animation or to save part of an animation, select Time range and type start and end value in seconds (for example 3.5 to 15).
  4. Click Schedule to set the animation save time.
  5. Click Save.
  6. Adjust values in the Video Compression dialog box and click OK.

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