image sequence workflow

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Hi! Ftrack newbie here,

I've been lurking around the forums but can't seem to find any clear info about managing image sequences.

Please redirect me if this topic has already been addressed. :D


Since Adobe CC 2018 has dropped Quicktime Support,  we've been rendering exclusively in image sequences and usually wait until final approval before encoding in QT using ffmpeg in the Powershell. 


I've read that Connect recognizes image sequences when the content of the folder is dropped in the publish tab. I've succeeded at uploading them but when I check them in the web player,  I cannot play them.. the thumbnail is greyed out and it's written "not available".  Same result when I use the extension for After Effects. (And anyways it hogs AE for the entire time that it takes to render out a sequence,  but that's another issue). 

I'm guessing that most of you coming from the VFX world are also using image sequence workflows,  so how are you guys uploading reviewable image sequences without encoding them to Quicktimes ??

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