Metadata

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Metadata panel.

The Metadata panel includes options for writing meta-data into render output.

Note

Only some image formats support metadata: See image formats.

Stamp Output

Add metadata as text to the render.

Stamp Text Color
Set the color and alpha of the stamp text.
Stamp Background
Set the color and alpha of the color behind the text.
Font Size
Set the size of the text.
Draw Labels
Draws the labels before the metadata text. For example, “Camera” infront of camera name etc.

Enabled Metadata

Stamping can include the following data.

Time
Includes the current scene time and render frame at HH:MM:SS.FF
Date
Includes the current date and time.
Render Time
Includes the render time.
Frame
Includes the frame number.
Scene
Includes the name of the active scene.
Memory
Includes the peak memory usage.
Note

Includes a custom note.

Hint

It can be useful to use the Note field if you are setting up a render-farm.

Since you can script any information you like into it, such as an identifier for the render-node or the job-number.

For details on stamping arbitrary values, see: this page.

Camera
Includes the name of the active camera.
Lens
Includes the name of the active camera’s lens value.
Filename
Includes the filename of the blend-file.
Marker
Includes the name of the last marker.
Seq. Strip
Includes the name of the foreground sequence strip.

Sequencer

Strip Metadata
Use metadata from the strips in the sequencer.