Export to Movie

Export to Movie patch creates movie from input images.

You can drop your whole composition into “Render in Image” patch and connect it with “Export to Movie” to create a movie of your composition.


Export to Movie v1.3b   1.87 MB x86_64

Few updates, mainly layout changes
Export to movie Quartz Composer plugin version 1.0, © 2010 QuartzComposer.com Mirek Rusin <mirek@me.com>
Export to Movie v1.3   163 KB
Better performance, on basic test composition 720x480 frame drops are close to nil. tip: when creating Clear patch inside 'Render to Image' go to it's color input parameter (it's black as default, but...) make sure you change opacity to 100%, as it's 0% as default (qc bug?).
Export to Movie v1.1   41.4 KB
Better performance, smaller memory usage, progress indicator. Movie is exported to ~/Movies/export-to-movie.mov Please delete any older versions of this plugin
Export to Movie v1.0   27.7 KB
Export to Movie first version


  1. Download most recent file using above link
  2. Extract content (you will see single *.plugin file)
  3. Copy this file to:
    • ~/Library/Graphics/Quartz Composer Plug-Ins (~ sign stands for home directory, so it is /Users/YOUR_USERNAME/Library/Graphics/Quartz Composer Plug-Ins)
    • or, for system wide installation (for all users) you can copy this plugin to /Library/Graphics/Quartz Composer Plug-Ins


The following patches are defined in Export to Movie plugin:

Export series of image (see Render in Image patch) to a movie file

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