POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.animations : Music Video Project : Re: Music Video Project Server Time
4 Oct 2023 12:40:18 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Music Video Project  
From: m@b
Date: 12 Apr 2021 04:47:15
Message: <60740913@news.povray.org>
On 11/04/2021 9:59 pm, Kenneth wrote:
> "m@b" <sai### [at] googlemailcom> wrote:
>> I use Audacity to find the start time of each phrase in the song, I then
>> put these times in a spreadsheet to get the clock values and frame
>> numbers for POV-Ray .
> I use Audacity too, a great free app. And your spreadsheet for creating
> animation timings is a great idea. If I understand your spreadsheet-use
> correctly, how do you ultimately output the values there into a form that
> POV-ray can #read during its animation render? 

I just copy and paste manually. I am sure it would be possible to output 
the spreadsheet as a CSV file and have POV-Ray read it but I haven't yet.

>> If there is a constant beat throughout the song you can set up a
>> variable direct from clock which can be used to animate all sorts of things.
> The 'constant beat' is sometimes not so constant, ha. Especially during long
> songs. (Unless the beat is generated by a drum machine or click track, for
> example.) 

Good point

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