Outputting Equirectangular images

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BrideValley
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Outputting Equirectangular images

Post by BrideValley » Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:41 pm

Hi everyone
Is it possible to select a specific number of nodes in a project (using the Tour Browser) and save the equirectangular images of just the selected ones? Whatever I try I only seem to get every single node in the project. This can take a while when I'm working on a large tour - the current one is 125 nodes . . .
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Simon

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Re: Outputting Equirectangular images

Post by Hopki » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:54 pm

Hi Simon,
Using Pano2VR pro, select the nodes you want using the tour browser.
Then select properties and the convert button.
Set projection, file type, and destination, etc and click convert, it with ask to convert the "selected" panoramas.
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Re: Outputting Equirectangular images

Post by BrideValley » Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:38 am

Thanks Martin, just the job! I hadn't come across that tool (obviously). Only been using Pano2VR since version 2!

Update: I tested this with Pano2VR (Version: 6.0.6 pro 64bit Revision: 17336/5.9.4 Build date: Jul 25 2019, 10:24:47) and set the output destination using this dialogue box:
Pano2VR_export.jpg
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I had selected around 30 nodes in the tour browser (the test project contains 40 TIFF panos) and hit the Convert button.
4 equis got saved to the specified output folder. The 5th was corrupted and after that the equis were saved in the source folder for the selected nodes.

I note also that the Input images for the project are updated to the exported images, which is not ideal as my original files are all TIFF and I'm exporting JPEG copies for another purpose. Production is a progressive process and the TIFFs will almost always require further edits as defects and other issues are detected, so I need to keep the TIFF images in the project at all times.

FYI I tried the same exercise in the current Beta (Version: 6.1 beta3b pro 64bit Revision: 17797/5.12.2 Build date: Aug 9 2019, 14:09:41) but it crashed after saving about 5 images. The progress bar stalled and I sat watching for about 5 minutes before cancelling.

Any thoughts?

Simon

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