Do I need to have internet access to use Hand Engine?

Although Hand Engine opens in a web browser, you only need to be connected to the internet when you first activate its license. Once activated, you can use Hand Engine offline just as you would any other software application.

Some mocap software can trigger recording start and stop. Do you have an API for this?

Hand Engine is capable of accepting software triggers but we have not established the documentation around this function yet. We intend to have pre-built support for common digital slate software, plus the ability to specify a generic input for custom … Read More

What is the difference between the Hand Engine Animator and Studio licenses?

Hand Engine Animator is for sole operators and Hand Engine Studio suitable for studios. For a comprehensive list of features for each license type, see the Animator & Studio Comparison table on the Hand Engine page.

Can you name files?

Hand Engine saves files according to the convention: <x>_<actor name>_<profile name>_Hand_<left/right>_<take name>_<date>_<time>.