A simple question. Or not?

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A simple question. Or not?

Post by Jochen » Mon May 12, 2008 3:17 pm

Hey all,

Suppose I already have a panorama, say 10000 wide x 3000 high in pixels, and I want this converted into a Quicktime .mov file, BUT I do not want any tilting etc, nor any "bending" of the horizon etc. In other words; I just want a .mov that displays my image left to right and vice versa, and I want the top line of pixels and bottom line of pixels of the original image to be shown from the start when opening the .mov (so that's what I mean with no tilting). No zooming either.

What would be the settings to create it then? (pan, tilt, Fov)

I just can't seem to get it straight. I'm very new to all this...

Another thing is that my pano's are rarely 360°, so how to tell Pano2QTVR how much degrees they take?

Thanks a lot,


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Re: A simple question. Or not?

Post by thomas » Thu May 15, 2008 2:09 am

The trick you may looking for is the option "no 3D distortion" if you are creating a cylindrical panorama. Pano2QTVR takes the difference between pan min and pan max as the horizontal field of view. You maybe also find this tutorial helpful.
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Re: A simple question. Or not?

Post by ThomasK » Thu May 15, 2008 12:25 pm

Try Spinner Scripts from Kathy Wheeler. The link is quite old but still alive:


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