Movie Capture for View

Movie Capture for View is an Extension for Omniverse View that you use to render high-resolution movies and images. This Extension is auto-loaded into View by default.

Movie Capture Panel

With the Movie Capture panel, you configure your movie sequences and single-frame captures:

Movie Capture Settings

Movie Capture for View panel

Setting

Description

Movie Type

Selects the type of movie to capture:

  • Sequence: Records a time- or frame-based sequence

  • Sunstudy: Records the output of a Sun Study

  • Playlist: Records a Playlist

Camera

Selects the camera used for rendering the movie file

Frame rate

Selects the playback rate in frames per second (Higher is smoother.)

Movie type-specific options

Configures movie capture for the selected type:

Run __ frames before start

Runs the specified number of frames before the start frame

Capture every __ frames

Captures frames at the specified interval

Resolution

Configures the resolution of the rendered movie file:

  • Width: Sets the width in pixels

  • Height: Sets the height in pixels

  • Ratio: Sets the aspect ratio

Render Style

Sets the render style:

  • Shaded mode: Renders in full color

  • White mode: Renders in white mode where all objects use a simple material

Render Preset

Sets the render quality of the rendered movie file:

  • Use Current: Uses the currently selected viewport render quality

  • RTX-Interactive

  • RTX-Real-Time

  • RTX-Accurate (Iray)

Settle latency

Sets the settle latency, which allows path tracing time to resolve

Queue instance

Sets the Queue instance for rendering in the background

Start delay

Delays the Queue for a specified number of seconds

Task comment

Associates a comment to the render to help identify it in the Queue dashboard (This is optional.)

Batch count

Divides the task into the specified number of batches

Path

Sets the destination for the rendered movie file

Name

Sets the name of the output file

Save Alpha

Preserves alpha transparency in the rendered movie file

Overwrite existing frame images

Overwrites existing frame files with frames from the latest movie capture

Capture Sequence

Captures the movie

Capture Current Frame

Captures the current frame

Submit to Queue

Submits the movie capture to the Queue

Sequence-specific options

Capture settings for the Sequence type

Option

Result

Capture Range

Sets the boundary attribute for the capture range:

  • Custom Range – Frames: Capture the sequence between two frames

  • Custom Range – Seconds: Capture the sequence between two times

Start

Sets the start boundary for sequence capture (This will be a frame or number of seconds, depending on the capture range you configured.)

End

Sets the end boundary for sequence capture (This will be a frame or number of seconds, depending on the capture range you configured.)

Renumber negative frame numbers from 0

Shifts the captured frame numbers so that the sequence starts at frame zero instead of a negative frame number

Sun Study-specific options

Capture settings for the Sun Study type

Option

Result

Time of Day

Selects the time range to use in the Sun Study:

  • Start Time: Sets the time of day at the beginning of the Sun Study capture

  • End Time: Sets the time of day at the end of the Sun Study capture

Movie Length

Duration of the rendered movie file

Playlist-specific options

Capture settings for the Playlist type

Option

Result

Playlist

Selects the Playlist to capture