This is for users who wish to get started using the “OTIOView” application to inspect the contents of editorial timelines.
OTIOView has an additional prerequisite to OTIO:
pip install PySide2
If that doesn’t work, try downloading PySide2 here: https://wiki.qt.io/Qt_for_Python
You probably want the prebuilt binary for your platform. PySide2 generally includes a link to the appropriate version of Qt as well.
pip install opentimelineio
Configure Environment Variables for extra adapters¶
By default, when you install OTIO you will only get the “Core” adapters, which include CMX EDL, Final Cut Pro 7 XML, and the built in JSON format. In order to get access to the “contrib” adapters (which includes the maya sequencer, rv and others) you’ll need to set some environment variables. If you need support for these formats, please consult the Adapters documentation page for details
Once you have pip installed OpenTimelineIO, you should be able to run: