From: Dallas Warren (
Date: Mon Oct 28 2019 - 19:08:59 CDT

At the moment, generate the videos separately. So use the Movie Generator
script, but you turn off delete files. Then run ffmpeg separately.

Here is what I use: ffmpeg -framerate 30 -i filename.%05d.ppm -c:v libx264
-profile:v baseline -level 3.0 -pix_fmt yuv420p filename.mp4

I have submitted an updated Movie Generator script that will generate an
MP4 with good compatibility. Hopefully that will make it into the upcoming

Catch ya,

Dr. Dallas Warren
Drug Delivery, Disposition and Dynamics
Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University
381 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble a

On Mon, 28 Oct 2019 at 03:08, GRANT KENNY <>

> Hello everyone,
> I am trying to produce MPEG files of my system on Mac-OS, and with my
> installation of VMD seemed unable to do so without downloading a
> third party encoder, in this case ffmpeg. However, my output files seem to
> have quite high compression, making it difficult to view the interactions
> clearly. Are there any preferred encoders to utilize, or any settings that
> I might be able to change which could alleviate this issue?
> Thanks in advance,
> Grant Kenny