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Backburner 2015 is available on the Autodesk Exchange
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Backburner 2015 is available on the Autodesk Exchange

Posted 3 days ago by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

This is the same version that ships with 3ds Max 2015/3ds Max Design 2015

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Autodesk Composite Now FREE (and how to set it up for realtime playback)
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Autodesk Composite Now FREE (and how to set it up for realtime playback)

Posted 3 days ago by visualz on Amalgamation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

Now that Autodesk Composite is FREE, I thought I would take a moment to show users the proper way to set up the disk-based caching for the best performance possible. In this example, I forego using a SSD or RAID0 in favor of a Fusion ioFX card for caching and playback.

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3ds Max 2015 and 3ds Max Design are now available
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3ds Max 2015 and 3ds Max Design are now available

Posted 4 days ago by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Get it from Subscription Center or download the 2015 trial versions.

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Maya Mondays - 2015 is Out!!
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Maya Mondays - 2015 is Out!!

Posted 4 days ago by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

Come and get it:-)

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Getting feedback on missing files in network locations
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Getting feedback on missing files in network locations

Posted 4 days ago by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

By default Asset Tracking will not show the status for files on network drives.

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Tips for speeding up 3ds Max / 3ds-Max Design
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Tips for speeding up 3ds Max / 3ds-Max Design

Posted last week by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

A collection of tips for speeding up 3ds Max /3ds-Max Design

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Maya Monday - NAB 2014 booth
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Maya Monday - NAB 2014 booth

Posted last week by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk MotionBuilder , Autodesk Mudbox , Autodesk Smoke , Autodesk Maya LT , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite , Autodesk Flare , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

This is what it looks like inside the booth.

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Setting up an Amazon EC2 Render Farm for Maya and 3ds Max with Backburner
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Setting up an Amazon EC2 Render Farm for Maya and 3ds Max with Backburner

Posted last week by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

A very thorough tutorial from Jud Pratt showing how to set up an Amazon EC2 render farm for 3ds Max or Maya with Backburner

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Expert Challenge videos are available on the Area
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Expert Challenge videos are available on the Area

Posted 4 April 2014 1:33 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Dev and Tips and Tricks sessions for 3ds Max, Maya and Mudbox

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Enabling MaxScript Support in the Sublime Text Editor
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Enabling MaxScript Support in the Sublime Text Editor

Posted 3 April 2014 4:17 pm by visualz on Amalgamation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

In this short video, I step way out of my typical comfort zone to share an interesting tip and trick for the TD’s and scripting gang out there. Sublime Text is a popular text-editor that accommodates lots of favored workflows in the industry. This quick video shows how to add support to it for MaxScript. The result is the ability to open, edit and execute MaxScripts from Sublime, which also has support for Python (as does 3ds Max 2015).

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