From: Alan Wilter Sousa da Silva (
Date: Wed Mar 13 2002 - 07:58:33 CST

Hi Dr. Stone,

        Will vmdmovie be insered in the next released version of VMD as
done with Ramachandran plots tool?

> Dear VMD-L,
> I've just made a newer version of the "vmdmovie" script
> available on the VMD script library site. The new version
> adds some more movie types, and now has some smoothing and
> decimation options which can be used to generate antialiased
> images on computers that don't provide hardware antialiasing.
> The new script does better error prevention for bad user input,
> and is generally more robust than previous versions.
> The new vmdmovie script is available here, please read the notes
> about getting VideoMach, ImageMagick, or NetPBM for your platform when
> you download the script, if you don't have these tools already:
> Plugin
> ------
> The vmdmovie script is now capable of being installed as a plugin
> in VMD 1.7.1 or newer by downloading the "plugin" tar.gz file
> and unpacking it into the vmd/plugins/noarch/tcl directory
> of an installed copy of VMD. Once installed in this directory
> you can have VMD load it on demand with these commands:
> package require vmdmovie 1.0
> vmdmovie
> Software antialiasing post-processing
> -------------------------------------
> Enable the "smoothing" button, then enable the half-size rescale
> button, then make your VMD window twice the size (on both axes) that
> you want the final movie to be, then render the movie.

Alan Wilter S. da Silva
 Laboratório de Física Biológica
  Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho
   Universidade do Brasil/UFRJ
    Rio de Janeiro, Brasil