aaf2.file module

class aaf2.file.AAFFactory(root)

Bases: object

from_name(name, *args, **kwargs)
create_instance(*args, **kwargs)
class aaf2.file.AAFObjectManager(root)

Bases: object

create_temp_dir()
remove_temp()
add_modified(obj)
pop(path, default=None)
read_object(path)
write_objects()
class aaf2.file.AAFFile(path=None, mode='r', sector_size=4096, extensions=True, buffering=8192)

Bases: object

AAF File Object. This is the entry point object for most of the API. This object is designed to be like python’s native open function. It is recommended to create this object with the aaf.open alias. It is also highly recommended to use the with statement.

For example. Opening existing AAF file readonly:

with aaf.open('/path/to/aaf_file.aaf', 'r') as f:

Opening new AAF file overwriting existing one:

with aaf.open('/path/to/aaf_file.aaf', 'w') as f:

Opening existing AAF in read and write:

with aaf.open('/path/to/aaf_file.aaf', 'rw') as f:

Opening in memory BytesIO file:

with aaf.open() as f:
header

aaf2.content.Header object for AAF file.

content

aaf2.content.ContentStorage object for AAF File. This has the Mob and EssenceData objects.

dictionary

aaf2.dictionary.Dictionary for AAF file. The dictionary property has DefinitionObject objects.

setup_empty()
writeable
resovle_weakref(index, ref_pid, ref)
weakref_prop(index)
weakref_index(pid_path)
read_reference_properties()
write_reference_properties()
dump()
save()

Writes current changes to disk and flushes modified objects in the AAFObjectManager

close()

Close the file. A closed file cannot be read or written any more.