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ButterflyNetRender 4.50

by Press Release3/21/10

An update to the popular network rendering controller is announced.

Battle Ground, WA. – March 10, 2010: Liquid Dream Solutions today announces ButterflyNetRender 4.50, the newest version of a popular network rendering controller for Lightwave, Maya, Modo, Messiah Studio, 3DSmax, XSI, Digital Fusion, After Effects, Cinema 4D, Blender, 3Delight and more.  The controller provides 3D graphic artists with a pain-free way to set up a render farm for managing frame creation in graphic animations. The software is incredibly easy to configure and use.

ButterflyNetRender technology has been given credits by many industry experts, including those from CGFocus.com, Keyframe and 3D World Magazine. It is widely used throughout the computer graphics industry to create animations and television shows. Some of the recent ones include Stargate SG1, Stargate Atlantis, Jimmy Neutron, Spy Kids 3, and Battlestar Galactica.

Many companies use ButterflyNetRender - Including NASA! - A partial list of Animation Studios can be found at our website. Committed to software excellence, the development team keeps ButterflyNetRender current with technology changes by adding new features to meet the needs of the computer graphics industry. Below are the most important new features in ButterflyNetRender:

  • Added support for LightWaveHC 10
  • Updated HTML Viewer with ability to change scene settings
  • Added Web Admin section - Setup users with (Basic, Advanced, Admin) settings
  • Added support for newer exrTrader Lightwave plugin
  • Added the AE Comp settings (Render tab)
  • Increase the speed of the web server
  • Updated total frame counter and job status saving
  • Added XSI frame verification
  • Updated Maya scene reading for MR
  • Added split frame support for 3DSMax
  • Added pixel overlap support for Modo split frames
  • Added support for Modo layers and Modo split frame
  • minor bug fixes to improve performance
  • Added online ButterflyNetrender Wiki (www.butterflynetrender.com/wiki)

ButterflyNetRender runs under Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64), Vista(32/64), XP(32/64), 2003, NT, 2000, 98, ME. BNR Client also runs on OSX and Linux. The detailed information about the types of licenses and prices can be found at www.liquiddreamsolutions.com. Registered customers are entitled to free updates and technical support by email. Phone support is also available. An evaluation version of ButterflyNetRender is available as a free download from the Liquid Dream Solutions website.

About Liquid Dream Solutions 

Liquid Dream Solutions is a Pacific NW-based technology company founded by software engineer Paul Lord in 2001. Over 15 years, Paul Lord has been working as a software architect designing mission critical applications. He has worked for Monolith Productions, a Seattle-based gaming company, on the A.I. development team for the game: Blood II. He has also worked as a programming consultant for Luxology on their graphics software: “Modo”. More information is available from www.liquiddreamsolutions.com.

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