Altium Designer Documentation

Video Settings

Modified by Susan Riege on Mar 7, 2018

     
The Advanced (top) and Basic (bottom) versions of the Video settings dialog

Summary

The Video Settings dialog provides controls to manage and configure generated videos.

Access

The dialog is accessed by right-clicking a Video output in the Output Containers region of an OutJob file, then choosing Properties

When this dialog is first accessed, the Basic version will open; click Advanced to open the Advanced version of the dialog.

Options/Controls

Output Management

Use this region to setup the location for this output container. You can specify a base path; include a folder related to the container then specify the container's file name. 

  • Release Managed - click to open a pop-up in which you can specify folder management.

  • Release Managed - select to make the video available to the PCB release system.
  • Manually Managed - select to set the video to be manually managed and stored in a local folder. 
  • File location field - click the browse icon to browse for a target folder for the video. This option is available only when Manually Managed is selected. 
  • Use relative path - enable this option to use a relative path in the File Location textbox. This option is available only when Manually Managed is selected. 
  • Done - click to complete the configuration.
  • None - click to open a pop-up in which you can configure the container folder.

  • Do not include any container folder - select to not include a container folder.
  • [Container Name] (Video) - select to use Video as the folder name.
  • [Container Type] (Multimedia) - select to use Multimedia as the folder type.
  • Custom Folder Name - select to customize the folder name. Click the drop-down arrow to open a list from where you can choose a naming string for the folder. You also can directly enter the folder name in the text box. 
  • Done - click to complete the configuration.
  • Output Type - click to open a pop-up to configure the output folder. 

  • Do not include any output folder - select to not include an output folder.
  • Output Name - select to use the output name as the output folder name.
  • Output Type - select to use the output type.
  • Custom prefix_[Output Type] - select this option to specify a custom prefix in the text box.
  • Custom Folder Name - select to customize the folder name. Click the drop-down arrow to open a list from where you can choose a naming string. You also can directly enter the custom name in the text box.
  • Done - click to complete the configuration.
  • Separate file for each output - click to open a pop-up to specify how the output files are configured. 

  • Separate file for each output using output name - select to create a separate file using the specified output name for each video.
  • Separate file for each output using custom name - select to create a separate file using a custom name for each video. Click the drop-down arrow to open a list from where you can choose a naming string. You can also directly enter the custom name in the text box.
  • Collate outputs into a single file - select to merge outputs into a single file. Click the drop-down arrow to open a list from where you can choose a naming string for the file. You can also directly enter the file name in the text box.
  • Done - click to complete the configuration.

Preview - this region shows a preview of the folders. As changes are made in the above pop-up dialogs, the preview window is updated so you can immediately see how your changes affect the folder structure. 

Advanced Version Commands

Media Settings

  • Type - choose a media type from the drop-down list:
    • Video (FFmpeg)
    • Video (Windows Multimedia)
    • Video (Windows Media Format)
For all video types/formats, the exported video will be generated using a default frame rate of 25 frames per second. For Windows Multimedia video, the default pixel format used will be 32. For FFmpeg video (all formats), pixel format is uneditable and set to Planar YUV 4:2:0, 12bpp, (1 Cr & Cb sample per 2x2 Y samples). Windows Media formatted video has no pixel format defined.

​The following table summarizes the video types and formats currently supported:

Video Type

Supported File Format(s)

Video (FFmpeg)

3GP2 (*.3g2)
ASF (*.asf, *.wmv, *.wma)
ASF-Streaming (*.asf, *.wmv, *.wma)
AVI (*.avi)
Flash (*.swf)
FLV (*.flv)
MOV (*.mov)
MP4 (*.mp4)

Video (Windows Multimedia)

Windows Video file (*.avi)

Video (Windows Media Format)

Windows Media file (*.wmv, *.wma, *.asf)

  • Format - choose a media format from the drop-down list. This option is available only when Video (FFmpeg) is selected as Type.
    • Video Pixels - use the up and down arrows (or enter numbers directly in the text boxes) to select the desired video pixels.

Output Options

  • Open after export - enable this option to open the video after exporting.
  • Prompt if file already exists - enable this option to see a prompt if the file already exists.

Advanced Settings

  • Video Codec - choose an option from the drop-down. This option is available only when Video (FFmpeg) or Video (Windows Media Format) are selected as Type. The following table summarizes the available Codecs based on the chosen video type/format.

Video Type/Format

Supported Codecs

FFmpeg / 3GP2

H.263 / H.263-1996

FFmpeg / ASF

MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 2
MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 3
raw video
Windows Media Video 7
Windows Media Video 8

FFmpeg / ASF-Streaming

MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 2
MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 3
raw video
Windows Media Video 7
Windows Media Video 8

FFmpeg / AVI

MPEG-4 part 2
MPEG-4 part 2 Microsoft variant version 2
raw video

FFmpeg / Flash

Flash Video (FLV) / Sorenson Spark / Sorenson H.263

FFmpeg / FLV

Flash Video (FLV) / Sorenson Spark / Sorenson H.263

FFmpeg / MOV

MPEG-4 part 2

FFmpeg / MP4

MPEG-4 part 2

Windows Multimedia

cvid Cinepak Codec
MSVC MS-CRAM
tscc TSCC

Windows Media

Windows Media Video V7
Windows Media Video 9 Screen
Windows Media Video 9
Windows Media Video V8
Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile

  • Compression - choose a desired compression setting from the drop-down list. This option is available only when Video (Windows Multimedia) is selected as Type.
  • Pixel Format - use the drop-down to select the desired pixel format for the video. This option is available only when Video (Windows Multimedia) is selected as Type.
  • Frames Per Second - enter the desired number of frames per second for the video. The default value is 25.
  • Quality - use the slider to specify the quality of the video, from lowest to highest.

Advanced/Basic

Click to toggle between the Advanced and Basic versions of the dialog.

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