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Valeria PetitChanging Frame Padding Number in C4D
by on May 16, 2012 at 4:34:18 pm

Hey, this may be a silly question,
but I'm not a 3D artist, so maybe you guys can guide me.

I have this project that I need to export from C4D to AE in a TIFF Sequence.

The problem is that I it's a 12000 frame sequence. For After Effects to recognize the frame order, I need this entire sequence to have the following filename model: "sequence_#####.Tif"

What C4D seems to do is to render frames 0 to 9999 as "sequence_####.Tif"
and the remaining frames as "sequence_#####.Tif" which doesn't work in AE.

The only solution that everybody's giving me is to rename everything in Bridge. I just refuse to believe that nobody ever renders long sequences in c4d, and I can't find any frame padding options... any pointers ?

I'm using R12 by the way,
thanks !

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Adam TrachtenbergRe: Changing Frame Padding Number in C4D
by on May 17, 2012 at 12:03:14 am

I'm not sure if there's a way around it in C4D, but why not just render it in two 6000 frame sequences and stick them together in AE?

Or better yet, just take your existing render and import it as two sequences and then butt them together in AE?

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Valeria PetitRe: Changing Frame Padding Number in C4D
by on May 18, 2012 at 6:46:18 pm

That's what I ended up doing, thanks !

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