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'bewegung' 0.0.3 released
A versatile video renderer

0.0.3 release of bewegung, a versatile video renderer and pleiszenburg.de open source project. The handling of SVGs has been improved.

  • Python
  • Python Package
  • Release
  • animated-gif
  • animation
  • animation-framework
  • compositor
  • h264
  • renderer
  • rendering
  • rendering-engine
  • scientific-visualization
  • video
  • visualization


bewegung is a versatile video renderer, primarily targeting scientific visualizations of large quantities of data. Its core concepts are sequences and layers. Sequences describe a certain time span within a video and can overlap. Each sequence can hold multiple layers. Layers can be generated with cairo, Pillow, datashader, matplotlib and bewegung's internal drawing system DrawingBoard. Final compositing of every video frame and video effects are implemented via Pillow. Video encoding is handled by ffmpeg. bewegung also includes a simple vector algebra system and a "camera" for 3D to 2D projections. bewegung is developed with ease of use, compute time and memory efficiency in mind.


  • FEATURE: DrawingBoard.make_svg can generate SVG object handles from raw binary data.
  • FEATURE: Demos are self-contained.
  • FIX: DrawingBoard.draw_svg can draw raw SVG data without crashing.
  • DOCS: Prerequisites when installing via pip


Installation instructions are available on Github.

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