View Full Version : How exactly does Lightwave work with Videotoaster?

03-02-2005, 05:41 AM
I know what lightwave does, and I know what toaster does, but I've tried to search exactly how do they work together, but I haven't found any information yet. Anyone have a clue, or a link to a document about it? Thanks.

Tom Wood
03-02-2005, 08:28 AM
They don't really work together as shipped. LightWave can export to .RTV but that's about as close to 'working together' as they get, straight out of the box. There are a couple of companies providing more intimate interaction though;

LightWave Connect maps video onto 3D objects in VT:


Logo Arsenal makes it easier on video guys to use LightWave, among other things:


I've never used either of these.


03-02-2005, 08:52 AM
Not true, Tom.

Actually, if you can find the lw6_vt.p plug you can use the VT as a frame buffer for LW. As well, it will show up on the switcher buss for switching too and fro. Nice for a 3D CG program, of sorts.

Tom Wood
03-02-2005, 08:57 AM

Nothing like making a declarative statement to bring out the truth. I wasn't aware of that.