GlossaryΒΆ

API
Application programming interface.
default plugin directory
The default plugin directory where plugin hooks can be placed. See Plugin directory for usage.
ftrack

Cloud based Creative Project management tool for Production Tracking, Asset Management and Team Collaboration.

See also

www.ftrack.com

hook
Used to extend or modify the default behaviour in ftrack connect. See Hooks for more information.
Houdini
Houdini is a 3D animation application software developed by Side Effects Software. Visit the website at http://www.sidefx.com/
JSON
(JavaScript Object Notation), a lightweight data-interchange format. Visit the website at http://www.json.org/
location plugin
A custom developed location to represent a storage. Used by the API to manage files and data.
mp4
MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia format most commonly used to store video and audio, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. It’s being developed by International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Visit the website at http://www.iso.org/
plugin directory
A directory that Connect searches for plugin hooks. See Plugin directory for usage.
python
A programming language that lets you work more quickly and integrate your systems more effectively. Often used in creative industries. Visit the language website at http://www.python.org
service context menu

The service provides a context menu for performing basic actions. It is accessible by clicking on the service icon.

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webm
WebM is a video file format intended primarily for royalty-free use in the HTML5 video tag. Visit the website at http://www.webmproject.org/