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Ability to "Generate object image" in PNG?

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Hey,

I'm looking for a way to batch-export images from models in PNG.
I want to script the removal of the background to transparent but I can't do that with the JPG compression we currently have with this method.

Any help on this would be greatly appreciated

Best Regards,
Keven

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If you want the textures to be FSX forward compatible, you’ll have to learn how to do this with DDS format. In that instance, what you describe is very possible and practical.
 
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If you want the textures to be FSX forward compatible, you’ll have to learn how to do this with DDS format. In that instance, what you describe is very possible and practical.

I might have explained it wrong, I need images of the models (like the one I included, generated by MCX).
The issue is not related to the models themselves or the textures

Thanks for your help!
 

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Solved the issue, had to decompile/recompile the OnGenerateImage method to export to PNG

May I suggest that reverse engineering of the tool is not allowed according to the EULA.

So I'll see this as a suggestion to add a choice for the format to save the images in.
 
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May I suggest that reverse engineering of the tool is not allowed according to the EULA.
Very sorry about that, I thought about it after actually doing it...

So I'll see this as a suggestion to add a choice for the format to save the images in.
That would be greatly appreciated! The image exporting feature is pretty useful to catalogue large object collections

Best Regards,
Keven
 

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I have made the change now, so it will be in the next development release.
 
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