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Buckyball Page
Program creates POV-Ray file of Buckballs colliding used for POV-Ray animation

gromada.com
Fast Movie Processor AVIS animation

DTA v3.0 Final Version
This is the newly released version of DTA 3.0 (Dave's Targa Animator) 12/99.

VideoMach
VideoMach is a powerful audio-video builder and converter. Use it to construct video clips from still images, enhance your recorded material or convert video, audio and image files between many supported formats. VideoMach is the successor to Fast Movie Processor.

TFM MPEG Scissors
This Program was created for easy editing of MPEG Files. It makes it easy to cut and join multiple MPEG files. Windows 32 operating System (Win 95 / 98 / NT / 2000)

POV-Ray Animation System
A 'nearly finished' animation system for POV-Ray 3.02.

TGA2AVI
Animation Conversion Program Win95/NT

The Animation System
New Version of The Animation System. Now supports Waypoints. Kinda like Keyframes, but different.

Avi Creator
Create AVI files from Bitmaps and cons instantly. You can now modify the scale/rate of your AVIs. Very simple and free to use.

Bumper
Will allow you to preview a series of images before compiling as animation

QuickTime
QuickTime 3.0 upgrade allows you to render QuickTime movies directly with POV. Also plays the new MPEG codec and plays AVI's as well. Upgrade to QT Pro for converting PICT and JPEG images into QuickTime movies. For the Mac OS

Theresa Willis' Walking Animation
Source for animating a robotic form

Vid Edit
The AVI editor. Build or edit. Insert many formats.

Cutter
Linux animation utility with AVI, RAW and PPM input and DivX :-) output.

DISPLAY
Alternative download site for Display

Movie2MPEG
QuickTime Movie (.mov) to MPEG1 converter for Macintosh.

MPEG_Join
Camel's MPEGJoin is a small utility to join MPEG files. It's a very simple program and all it does is join MPG files but it does this very well if used correctly..

Poet3-D Animation System
Poet3-D is a freeware animation system which supports character animation, a click and drag interface, and real-time playback and editing via the OpenGL library. This system is designed to export to the Pov-Ray raytracer.

ppm2fli_2.0d and Unflick
ppm2fli generates FLI animation files form a series of images. Unflick is a utility to extract images from a FLI animation. The programs are written for UNIX like machines.

SlaveTrainer's áI263 áFAQ áAndáHelpáPage
Discusses the I.263 codec, how to install it, trouble shooting proceedures, and where to download it.

Smacker/Bink Tools
Free tool for making Bink (.bik) animations, converting between animation formats (.bik, .avi, .mpg) and between still formats (.bmp, .gif, .jpg etc.) and other things.

AniTMT
With the help of AniTMT you can create and calculate computer animated films. Its main intention is to provide a powerful script language for doing that. It is supposed to both enable you to code animations as plain text and to provide an interface for the (further) development of software like GUI modellers. Currently supports POV-Ray output.

AVIEDIT
Tiny program to edit and build AVI's. Requires Video for Windows.

bmp2avi
A program to transform BMP files generated by POV-Ray to a noncompressed AVI file. The main goal is the interlace option. Use 'Field_Render=On' and 'Odd_Field=On'. Then use BMP2AVI to correctly transform in an AVI file suitable for Premiere or other program. This program is intented (specially) for high resolution rendering for real video broadcast output.

Compression Works CODEC's
Site contains several different codecs available for download including both audio and video.

Dave G's POV-Ray Animation System
Dave G's Animation System (or DGAS) is a set of utility files for the Persistence of Vision raytracer. It allows you to easily include advanced animation techniques to your pov file. Last updtaed 1997.

DDClip
Multitrack real-time audio and video editor adds sound to AVI's

LEAD Technologies video CODEC
LEAD's Video Codec is a multimedia compressor/decompressor.

Ligos Technology MPEG-2 encoders
Commercial MPEG encoding and video comprescion for digital video recording and multimedia in a software solution.

MainConcept
Makers of high-quality codecs and animation tools.

MOV2AVI
Converts MOV files into AVI files.

Movie Utils
At the Info Mac Hyper-archive, too many to list here.

MPEG Plaza - Software
Mpeg software for encoding and playing mpeg files.

MPEG.ORG
The ultimate source for Mpeg information. You can find the CMPEG program here

Mpeg2 Encoder and Decoder
Works only with .ppm image files



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