aovCompare v1.0

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Contributor: Conrad Olson
A python script that compares the AVOs in two read nodes and returns the difference
12.2, 12.1, 12.0 or later
Linux, Mac, Windows
11 Dec 2020

You can watch a quick demo of the tool here:

This simple script takes two read nodes and compares the layers available in each to return any differences. I came up with this as an idea with I was working on a show with a tight deadline and CG that didn't have a locked down look dev. The renders had many, many AOVs and they kept changing with each version. I decided it would be a good exercise in Python to figure out a way to work out the differences with a script.

As well as displaying the result in a pop up message, I also print the result to the script editor so you can easily copy and paste it into an e-mail or IM.

To install it simply download this and move it to wherever you keep your Python script and then add import aovCompare to your


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0 # Conrad Olson 2020-12-23 22:27
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