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  • Max Underground reviews Krakatoa MX 2

    Max Underground reviews Krakatoa MX 2

    April 29, 2012, 5:16 pm
    Just in time for our New York User Group presentation, Max Underground published a raving review of Krakatoa MX 2, giving it an Excellent 5 out of 5 stars rating and the Editor's Choice badge!

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    • Krakatoa 2.6 for Maya And 3ds Max Is Now Available
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      Krakatoa 2.6 for Maya And 3ds Max Is Now Available

      August 29, 2016, 12:23 pm
      We are happy to announce that Krakatoa 2.6 is now available for both Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max. The updated renderer now supports Depth Of Field with user-defined Bokeh effects and Anamorphic squeeze support. Depth Of Field calculations on multi-core machines have also been made faster. The Adaptive Motion Blur option also significantly improves animation rendering performance by processing only as many passes as the number of screen-space pixels traveled by the fastest moving pa...

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    • What else is happening at SIGGRAPH 2016?
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      What else is happening at SIGGRAPH 2016?

      July 26, 2016, 5:24 am
      We have more to announce! Users of Deadline 8 will welcome the new addition of NVIDIA Iray, Mental Ray, Redshift, and Peregrine Labs’ Yeti; to the wide range of industry leading applications that support User-Based Licencing available at the Thinkbox Store. Remember, on-demand licensing can be purchased 24/7, with minutes consumed only while the Slave application is rendering. Cloud service bundles have also been added to the Thinkbox Store, allowing users to purchase cloud-based compute...

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    • Krakatoa MX 2.5.0 Provides 3ds Max 2017 Support An
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      Krakatoa MX 2.5.0 Provides 3ds Max 2017 Support An

      May 3, 2016, 12:33 pm
      Thinkbox Software is happy to announce that Krakatoa MX 2.5.0 is now available. In addition to adding support for Autodesk 3ds Max 2017 and fixing a few bugs, it improves the integration with Sitni Sati's FumeFX fluid simulator and adds a few new features which should make several particle editing and rendering workflows much faster and easier. Krakatoa MX 2.5.0 now uses a different approach to accessing FumeFX data and should support future builds of FumeFX without the need for a recompi...

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    • Thinkbox Founder and CEO Chris Bond In StudioDaily
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      Thinkbox Founder and CEO Chris Bond In StudioDaily

      April 22, 2016, 4:57 am
      Thinkbox Software's founder and fearless leader Chris Bond was named one of eight Executives on the StudioDaily 50 list and received his award at NAB 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. The StudioDaily 50 is populated by executives and producers who make great work happen; directors, cinematographers and editors who push the creative envelope; and scientists, engineers, inventors and other innovators who keep pushing the state of the creative arts.  

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    • Introducing The Krakatoa MX Feature Blog
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      Introducing The Krakatoa MX Feature Blog

      April 7, 2016, 4:27 pm
      Following in the steps of the awesome Deadline Feature Blog which has been going strong in the last few months, we are happy to announce a Krakatoa MX Feature Blog. It will attempt to highlight useful features related to a single task that are otherwise burried in multiple locations in the Online Documentation, and hopefully speed up or simplify your workflows. In the first blog post in the series, we are shining a light at the File List of the PRT Loader to illuminate the many ways it can ...

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    • An Evening of VFX Production Pipeline Tools at RFX
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      An Evening of VFX Production Pipeline Tools at RFX

      October 30, 2015, 12:37 pm
      Please join RFX, The Foundry, Thinkbox Software, Chaos Group, and Toon Boom on Thursday, November 5th 2015 for An Evening of VFX Production Pipeline Tools at RFX in Hollywood. Experts from each company will be showing pipeline interoperability for NUKE, Deadline, V-Ray and Storyboard Pro, as well as new features, and VR/AR workflows. Thinkbox Software's Thomas Phariss and James Coulter will discuss new features in Deadline, along with future plans and pipeline for NUKE. Come early & ...

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    • Deadline 7.2 Released
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      Deadline 7.2 Released

      September 30, 2015, 12:18 pm
      Thinkbox Software is proud to announce the release of Deadline 7.2! 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...

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    • Webinar: Visual Effects Rendering in the AWS Cloud
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      Webinar: Visual Effects Rendering in the AWS Cloud

      September 11, 2015, 12:33 pm
      Amazon AWS and Thinkbox Software will hold a joint webinar on Thursday, September 17, 2015 from 10:30 AM PDT to 11:30 AM PDT.   Visual effects rendering has traditionally been a time consuming, resource intensive process.  As a result, content producers are moving rendering workloads to the AWS cloud to take advantage of the scalable, on-demand compute resources that can accelerate their rendering workloads. By attending this webinar, you will learn how to create a scalable rendering i...

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    • Where No Deadline Has Gone Before
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      Where No Deadline Has Gone Before

      July 31, 2015, 8:02 pm
      Recently, a some of our customers have embarked on inspiring journeys to push the boundaries of Deadline monitoring, and we felt like sharing their enterprises with the larger universe outside of our Support Forums. Troy Wuelfing: Troy has modeled and 3D printed a Star Trek warp core. Powered by a Raspberry Pi controlling an array of LED lights, it can pull data from Deadline via its web service and could be placed in the corner of the room to visually represent the load of the queue at th...

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    • Thinkbox Software Releases Deadline Cloud Wizard f
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      Thinkbox Software Releases Deadline Cloud Wizard f

      July 14, 2015, 5:18 pm
      Los Angeles, CA (July 14, 2015) – Thinkbox Software today released Deadline Cloud Wizard for Google Cloud Platform. The new Deadline feature condenses the configuration of Google Cloud Platform-based render farms that run the scalable, cross-platform high-volume compute management solution into a one-time automated task completed in under 30 minutes.  "Thanks to its strength and flexibility, Deadline is already deeply integrated into countless workflows across industries. Deadline Clo...

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