- Deadline is a hassle-free administration and compute management toolkit for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX based render farms. It offers a world of flexibility and a wide-range of management options for render farms and compute clusters of all sizes, and supports over 70 different content creation applications out of the box.
Deadline 220.127.116.11 (September 30, 2015)
September 30, 2015
Deadline 7.2 is the latest version of Thinkbox Software's scalable high-volume compute management solution, and includes many helpful new features and bug fixes.
New features include new Quick Draft options to create movies from rendered images or perform file conversions without having to create template scripts. Integration with NIM Labs’ NIM pipeline management tool enables the creation of NIM renders, and automates the uploading of thumbnails and movies to NIM when jobs complete. Enhanced support for SideFX Software’s Houdini introduces Jigsaw region rendering, HServer interactive rendering, and HQueue simulation node slicing.
Note that a new 7.2 license is required to run this version. If you have a license for Deadline 7.1 or earlier, you will need an updated license. In addition, the version of Draft that ships with Deadline 7.2 needs a new 1.4 license. If you have a license for Draft 1.3 or earlier, you will need an updated license.