KeyGrip 2 is a piece of software
which is used with the computer game Quake 2
to edit .dm2
files in such a way as to create a movie using the game engine. This is called 'Machinima
Features of KeyGrip 2 include the ability to edit everything after recording the .dm2
. This includes placing and moving camera
s, adding sound effects
and voices. Fading
in and out, changing the fov
, and generally cleaning up the .dm2
so that it looks like a proper movie.
Keygrip 2 saves an uncompressed version of the .dm2 file in it's own format, .kg2
, however these cannot be run by Quake 2 and must be converted back to .dm2 by Keyrgip 2 before running.
KeyGrip 2 can be downloaded from the following URL: http://www.planetquake.com/keygrip