Press Release from PipelineFX
Honolulu, HI – January 11, 2010 – PipelineFX, makers of Qube! - the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today the addition of advanced features for its render management support that integrates with Adobe After Effects. This latest release brings a new level of seamless integration for render management that all After Effects users will appreciate.
Some of the new features include:
* New job submitting workflow similar to the existing Adobe After Effects Render Queue
* Instant feedback on percentage (%) of job completed and listing of rendered frames
* Automatic path translation allowing seamless use of Qube! across Windows or Mac OSX platforms
* Zero installation time with enhanced integration through QubeGUI
"The new version of Qube! makes it faster and easier for Adobe After Effects customers to manage, apply render settings and output module settings, and to obtain information on the rendering process," said Michael Coleman, product manager for After Effects at Adobe. "When it comes to streamlining your After Effects render management, Qube! provides high-end capability in a well-integrated solution.”
“With the recent release of Qube! 5.5, we've upgraded our support for Adobe After Effects to include the features that many of our post production and visual effects customers have been asking for," said Scot Brew, PipelineFX Director of Technology. “Now After Effects users are leveraging the same high performance resources used for high-end 3-D rendering, and all of this managed via a simple graphical interface.”
Qube! 5.5 is now available for all PipelineFX customers under support, and can be downloaded at ftp://ftp.pipelinefx.com. Qube!'s advanced management of Adobe After Effects rendering jobs can be seen in action here.
Qube! is a robust and highly scalable render management solution that can be quickly integrated into any production workflow, and is backed by world-class technical support. Qube! can be easily tailored to any pipeline requirements and works with all leading content creation applications including Autodesk 3-Ds Max, Autodesk Maya, NUKE, SOFTIMAGE|XSI, Shake, Adobe After Effects, Pixar’s RenderMan, DNA Research's 3-Delight, and Eyeon Digital Fusion. Qube! is the only production proven solution that is certified IBM ServerProven, and runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX operating systems.
PipelineFX is the leading provider of renderfarm management solutions for digital content creation. PipelineFX has more than 350 customers worldwide including BBC, Digital Domain, Electronic Arts, Fisher Price, General Motors, Herman Miller, Imagemovers Digital, Laika Studios, Lockheed Martin, MTV, NBC, NHK, Rainmaker Entertainment Inc., Reel FX, Smoke & Mirrors, Sony Computer, Sony Pictures Imageworks, South Park Studios, Starz Entertainment, Technicolor and Telemundo. PipelineFX is headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii, and has offices in San Francisco, San Diego and Las Vegas.