Here is the first test
version for MLTools
bundled with last version of ML 2.3 (for simple install on mac).
Maybe better to have termina off and run it twice first time should be needed...
MLTools is a droppable app that helps with file and script made with ML.
At first start will check and install dependencies, then will show a simple dropdown menu with some options.
First time be sure to check MLTools Preferences button for setting up your working folder (where file will be imported and converted), your import preferences and if you want to rename jpg file with date taken.
File transfer makes a checksum verification before deleting imported files (if you chose to move them).OPTIONS
If autoimport is off you can use MLTools simply by selecting an option and then pressing next button.
-Write Magic Lantern settings on card
: It will write previously saved settings from MLcard on a new card (to have same MLsettings on multiplecard, works also for cropmarks)
-Save Magic Lantern settings from card
: Saves to your working folder ML settings and cropmarks from the actually mounted ML card
-Delete saved Magic Lantern settings
: deletes ML settings and cropmarks from the disk
-Toggle Autoimport feat
.: Activate or deactivate autoimport feat. When active autoimport will automatically check ML card for file to import and convert, if no card preset it will show an import dialog asking for files or folder to process
-Install ML on card with saved settings
: Installs ML 2.3 and saved settings on a new card (it needs to be formatted on camera before this step)
-Scan card for ML generated file (default)
: Automatically scans ML card for files, scripts to import and convert into the working folder.
-Toggle Unmount after import
: Option to unmount card after file import (useful with autoimport option)
You can use manual mode for preparing multiple card with same ML settings and cropmarks,
After setting up all your cards, turn autoimport on, unmount on and with Image Capture
set MLTools to start when the card is inserted.
That way MLTools will start and import your file in the working folder you chose and the it will convert MLscripts, 422 file and so on if needed.TIP
If you want to convert scripts or files from a folder you can just drop them on the MLTools icon. MLTools can convert RAW, HDR script, HDR video (if video log is on in ML), 422 file, Focus stack script (to be tested more).PREFERENCES
From here you can chose to set up various options of MLTools like:
Working FolderWARNINGIt's tested so far only on my system with osx Lion 10.7.5 so report all your experiences what works and what not please. Make backup of your data on card or use test shot before using it for important files.
: where to save your imported and converted files (default ~/MLTools/),File Import
: import files by copy, move or nothing (default copy).Rename by date
: if you want to rename file by date taken (default no renaming)
Some functions like script conversion may not work right cause recent changes in ML, they should be updated maybe.
DOWNLOADMLTools 0.8 fixes
: manually close to debug better, smaller size.
MLTools 0.7 fixes: added video RAW import and conversion, fixes to md5 check and folders checks.
MLTools 0.6 Alpha test: fixed some error and folder scan not always working.
MLTools 0.5 Alpha test: more cleanup, waiting feedback
MLTools 0.3 Alpha test: clean up a little, feedback needed).
MLTools 0.2 Alpha test: New version with most of dependencies integrated to reduce install problems and errors, only PIL needs to be installed (seems there are some problem with that, more feedback needed).
MLTools 0.1 Alpha test: First test version to test, waiting for feedback.
REQUIRED: command_line_tools_for_xcode_june_2012.dmg (154,6MB) from Apple here (is free but needs registration first) or you can install 1.83GB for XCode