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Recording and Playback

The timeline and playback areas offer different playback options for you to play, record and adjust your recordings

Recording options

To record your connected input devices in Rokoko Studio, you can do this in several ways:

  • Trigger a recording in Rokoko Studio directly
  • Trigger a recording from Rokoko Remote (for iOS)
  • Use the Command API feature to trigger a recording from your application

Desktop Recording

Click on the red record button to start a recording:

All connected and paired input devices will be recorded simultaneously

Rokoko Remote Recording

More information on recording with the Rokoko Remote app can be found here.

Timeline options

The following features are available on the timeline:

Scrubbing:  By left-clicking the circle on the timeline and dragging your mouse left or right, you can move to any point in the animation playback.

Scope: If you left-click on the half circles above the timeline and drag left or right you can condense or expand the scope of the animation playback so that it only plays the recording within your scope.

Segments: By holding Left-Shift and left-clicking and dragging on the timeline, you can create segments of your animation playback. With segments, you can export out sections of a recorded take. You can rename segments by holding Left-Shift and hovering your cursor over the segment on the timeline, then clicking the word "segment". You can also delete segments by holding 'Left-Shift', hovering your cursor over the segment on the timeline and clicking the trash can icon. Lastly, you can adjust the beginning and ends of your segment by holding 'Left-Shift' and clicking and dragging the ends of the segment.

Filters: Filters are a feature that makes it possible to modify data from the Smartsuit Pro so that it is better suited for specific use cases. More information on filters can be found here.

Playback options

The following buttons located from left to right on the Playback bar have the following functions:

Playback Speed: This allows you to adjust the playback speed of your record at various intervals between x1/16 to x16.

Start Frame: This button takes you back to the beginning of the playback.

Previous Frame: This button takes you back one frame of the playback. Holding Shift and clicking this button takes you back 10 frames.

Stop: This button stops the playback of the recording and goes back to the beginning of the animation.

Record: This button starts and stops recording with the Smartsuit Pro.

Play: This button plays the playback of a recording.

Pause: This button pauses the playback of a recording.

Next Frame: This button takes you forward one frame of the playback. Holding Shift and clicking this button takes you forward 10 frames.

End Frame: This button takes you to the end of the playback.

Command API options

More information on the Command API can be found here.

The Power of Filters

Playback filters in Rokoko Studio will allow you to enable specific filtering on data recorded by the Smartsuit Pro. More information on filters can be found here.


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