From: Engelman, Joshua (
Date: Sat Apr 21 2012 - 16:50:59 CDT

For reference, a few images:
First frame:
Around 2 seconds:
4 seconds/last frame:

On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 1:54 PM, Engelman, Joshua <> wrote:

> Hello again,
> I've created a simple 1000 particle system that runs for 100 timesteps.
> I've been testing the moviemaker plugin, and have run into a number of
> problems. First, using POV-ray to render causes VMD to crash. Second,
> regardless of the renderer used (Tachyon, Internal Tachyon, Snapshot), the
> movie severely degrades in quality after around .5 seconds (out of 4 in the
> trajectory movie). I know that it has to be small because of the
> compression size, but it shouldn't continue to get worse as the movie
> plays. Any advice?
> Joshua Engelman
> University of Michigan