Baking compo into videos
Note: Baking compo into videos is not available in Smode Synth version
Setting your baking directory
Before baking any compo you need to set a baking directory that will contains all bakes files of your compos. This setting is located here: Edit > Preferences > Medias > Media Directories Configuration > Baked Files Directory.
- When the compo is consolidated all the baked files are saved inside the compo folder to make it easy to copy.
- When you rebake a compo the previous file is not erased (unless your compo is consolidated) !
How to use the video compo baker
Just right clic on your compo and select "Bake Into Video". Smode will use the compo timeline to generate a video using the compo timeline.
This will enable the proxy and launch a baking task you can see the progression here:
Using proxy will lock editability of all children elements of your compo:
To disable the proxy (return to realtime mode) and restore the editability of the elements uncheck use proxy from the right clic menu:
Note that the usage of the proxy and the rebaking of a compo are separated: once you have finnished your editing and re-enabled the proxy, you need to manually relaunch the baking task by using "Rebake" right-clic menu entry, otherwise it will use the lastest baled file available.