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How to do everything!

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You will find here a collection of topics that each focus on one particular use-case scenario and describe step by step how to achieve something great.

CATALOG

Compositing:

Create Compositions - Here are listed several different way to manipulate parameters precisely to fine tune you compositions or stage setups.

Create Layers - Here are all ways to create layers, create geometry, create particles and create modifiers listed.

Import images sequence - Convert a list of images into HAP

Interpret Alpha of a Footage - How to interpret pre-multiplication of a Video / Image (.png .exr) with an Alpha Layer

Use presets - Be fast, be free, fly like an eagle over the beaches of Normandy

Create pre-compositions and share elements - How to create procedural structures to use the same content in many parts of a composition

Use 2dm and 3dm modifiers files - How to export and use modifiers files

Create Video Reactive content - Make your Smode compositions reactive to video streams

Create Audio Reactive content - Make your Smode compositions reactive to audio streams

How to create your own .sbsar for Smode - Create your own Sbsar for Smode thanks Substance Designer

How to create your own PBR for Smode with Substance Painter - Create your own Sbsar for Smode thanks Substance Designer

Playback and Export:

Configure the Video Output - Display your content on output monitors

Configure the Audio Output - Listen to the sound of you compositions

Use optimisation tools to accelerate a composition - It is running fast? Could be faster.

Configure Spout - How to configure Spout Input and Spout Output

Export a Video - Video Export specifications and system

Export in Hap from third party softwares - Use SmodeTech plugin for all your Hap export purposes (from after effects or other softwares) to have a good real time video with both quality and prestige!

Export and Consolidate - How to collect all files of a composition in order to share it

Misc:

Improve compositions quality - Here are listed several different way to increase a composition quality

Bake compositions - How to transform a Compo into a video file inside a composition to gain fps

Get back a composition from the auto-save - How to use the auto save files