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LSP File Format

Discussion in 'LightShow Pro (LSP)' started by anon, Mar 13, 2013.

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    Hi All,


    Does anyone know of or have available the details of the LSP file format? I'm looking at putting together an embedded solution to run my show this year and need to convert my LSP sequence to some format suitable for my little box to easily interpret. It will all come unstuck if I can't get my sequence out of the LSP world!
     
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    Xlights has the ability to read a variety of formats and saving as it's own format for it to use for outputting a show. It's entirely possible that the xlights format is nice to work with and as it's a freeware program there's no out of pocket expenses. I'm pretty sure it's part of the gnu system so the format that it uses is likely documented somewhere.
     
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    When I was having LSP Scheduler issues I looked at xLights. It was mess, I had to use LSP to export to LOR, then use xLights to convert LOR to xLights...and in the end I just couldn't get it working.


    xLights might have some value for what I'm doing (e.g. E1.31/sACN) but it's falling short with LSP compatibility at the moment.
     
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    Output from lsp to the conductor file format that is a very easy binary format.
     
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    This sounds promising :)


    Any idea of the format or where I might find it?

    Edit: Actually the .seq file I generated contains all zeros....looks like another LSP bug.


    Edit Edit: Looks like the version I was using had this bug. There looks to be some method to the binary data, now just to work out what it's saying.
     
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    LSP is XML file in zip format It can be unzipped using 7-zip
     

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