Autodesk® Backburner™

Autodesk® Backburner™

Mac OS, English

Autodesk, Inc.
Autodesk® Backburner™ is a background rendering network system that allows animation scenes to be rendered by many computers working collectively on the same network.

General Usage Instructions

Autodesk® Backburner™  can be used with Autodesk products such as, Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® 3ds Max®, Flame®,  Flare®,  Flame Assist®  or Lustre® to manage your render jobs and render nodes while network rendering. Autodesk® Backburner™  is a background rendering network system that allows animation scenes to be rendered by many computers working collectively on the same network.

System Requirements

  • Apple® Mac OS® X 10.10.x or 10.11.x, 10.12.x, 10.13.x
  • 64-bit Intel or AMD multi-core processor 
  • 4 GB of RAM minimum (8 GB recommended)
  • 50 MB of free disk space for install 
  • 3-button mouse

Screenshots

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

Prior to installing Backburner, ensure that your firewalls on your render nodes are disabled or the proper port is allowed through. Refer to the chapter Configuring a Standalone Workstation of the Backburner Installation Guide: http://www.autodesk.com/backburner-documentation for information on how to set up background rendering on a standalone workstation. (This file is about 2MB in size.) Refer to the chapter Backburner Components - Windows of the Backburner Installation Guide: http://www.autodesk.com/backburner-documentation for instructions on how to set up the Backburner Manager and Backburner Server in a render farm. (This file is about 2MB in size.). The installation and set-up procedure described below can be used out of the box or modified for a custom integration.To install Autodesk BackBurner, simply download the .tar file, extract the contents, and run the installer (.mpkg file). Follow the instructions contained therein. Read more: http://www.autodesk.com/backburner-documentation

Additional Information

Known Issues

None

Contact

Company Name: Autodesk, Inc.

Author/Company Information

Autodesk, Inc.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

2019

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