From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Tue Nov 16 2010 - 10:43:38 CST

On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 7:34 AM, Truc Kim <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am interested in images produced by Tachyon ray tracer and want to create
> movie from sequence of these images. I used Movie Maker to create .dat
> files, but I do not know the way to tell Tachyon to render all of them.
> Could you show me the command to perform it?
> I have googled around and tried this one: './tachyon -format PNG frame01.dat
> -o frame02.png > frame01.out', but I was unsuccessful.

_why_ was it not successful? this is exactly how it would work.

one problem could be, that PNG support may not be compiled in
and you may need to compile tachyon by yourself.


> Any suggestion is welcome.

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.