Video Master Film

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[[Video Master Film]] is an animated graphics format associated with Video Master (also written ''VideoMaster''), a video capture product by Microdeal. There were versions for Atari ST and Amiga computers.
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[[Video Master Film]] is an animated graphics format associated with Video Master (also written "VideoMaster"), a video capture product by Microdeal. There were versions for Atari ST and Amiga computers.
  
 
== Format Specification ==
 
== Format Specification ==
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== Software ==
 
== Software ==
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* [https://archive.org/details/Videomaster_v1.2_1992_Microdeal Video Master Amiga v1.2 software]
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== Sample files ==
 
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== Links ==
 
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* {{AtariForumWiki|Video_Master_file_format|AtariForumWiki: Video Master file format}}
 
* {{AtariForumWiki|Video_Master_file_format|AtariForumWiki: Video Master file format}}
* [https://archive.org/details/Videomaster_v1.2_1992_Microdeal Video Master Amiga v1.2 software]
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:55, 11 July 2021

File Format
Name Video Master Film
Ontology
Extension(s) .flm, .vid, .vsq
Wikidata ID Q105859898
Video Master Film is an animated graphics format associated with Video Master (also written "VideoMaster"), a video capture product by Microdeal. There were versions for Atari ST and Amiga computers.

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[edit] Format Specification

               Video Master file format: (VID,FLM & VSQ)
               -----------------------------------------


Header (32 bytes)
size    name            Description
-------------------------------------------------------------------------
long    header          Contains 'VMAS'
word    version         Contains '1x' for version 1.x
word    no_frames       No. of frames of video...
word    frame_rate      Playback rate of video (see table)
long    sample_size     Amount of audio in file... (0=no audio - VID )
word    sample_rate     Sample playback rate (Hz)
word    seq_length      Size of sequence data...  (0=no seq - FLM )
word    no_keys         How many keys there are...
.
.
.
Padded to 32 bytes


Video frames
------------
16 words of palette, 1 word for each colour 0 to 15
(the palette data is in the AMIGA format... xxxxrrrr/ggggbbbb).
8000 bytes of picture per frame, no. of frames in header.

Audio data
----------
8 bit signed samples, size of sample in header.

Sequence data
-------------
No. of bytes given in the header. Each byte represents 1/10s interval.
0 = no event, 128+key = event

Key data
--------
No. of keys as given in the header, each key definition contains the
following:

word    start_frame     First video frame for this key
word    last_frame      Last video frame for this key
word    video_speed     Speed of video for this key (see table)
long    audio_start     Offset to start of audio for this key
long    audio_length    Length of audio for this key
word    audio_rate      Sample speed of this key (Hz) 0=audio off
byte    video_loop      Flag - loop video
byte    audio_loop      Flag - loop audio


Speed of video playback
-----------------------
Value   PAL     NTSC    Units
-------------------------------------
0       25      30      frames/second
1       12      15      frames/second
2       8       10      frames/second
3       6       7       frames/second
4       4       5       frames/second
5       3       3       frames/second
6       2       2       frames/second
7       1       1       frame/second
8       2       2       seconds/frame
9       3       3       seconds/frame
10      4       4       seconds/frame
11      5       5       seconds/frame
12      6       6       seconds/frame
13      7       7       seconds/frame
14      8       8       seconds/frame
15      9       9       seconds/frame

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