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PipelineFX Releases Qube! 5.5Leading render manager provides support for new OS versions, new applications and adds functionality and improves ease of use (October 21, 2009) PipelineFX, makers of Qube!(tm) software, the leading render farm management software for film and post production, broadcast graphics, game development, and digital media education around the world, today announced the availability of Qube! version 5.5.
Qube! version 5.5 includes updated support for Windows Vista, and adds support for Fedora 8 64-bit, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 64-bit, and SuSE 11.1 64-bit.
New in Qube! 5.5 is submit time path translation for easy translation of file paths between Linux, OSX and Windows file systems. Also new is support for Maya 2010, in-application submission with % of job completion for Adobe AfterEffects, Lightwave Screamernet support, and support for Houdini, Aqsis, Mayaman and RED. Qube 5.5 also has improved performance with direct MYSQL queries and filtering.
Installation and administration has been improved through an enhanced QubeGUI that allows license installation, central configuration of all Workers, and a new centralized Administrator menu for configuration, processes and log viewing.
A complete list of all enhancements and new features is available online at www.pipelinefx.com/support. Version 5.5 is available worldwide through the network of PipelineFX resellers. Reseller contact information is located online at www.pipelinefx.com. Current Qube! customers on support can download the new version from the ftp site today.
"We are proud to release Qube! 5.5," said Scot Brew, Director of Technology for PipelineFX. "The enhanced application support, new platforms, and centralized functionality in the QubeGUI provides users and administrators more of what they need for their renderfarm. "
About Qube! and PipelineFX: Qube!(tm) is the leading render farm management system for film production, visual effects, game development and digital media education. Qube! is highly customizable, extensively scalable, can be integrated into any production workflow, and is backed by world-class technical support. Qube! has custom pipelines for creative applications like Autodesk® 3ds Max®, Autodesk Maya®, NUKE(tm), SOFTIMAGE®|XSI®, Shake®, Adobe® AfterEffects®, Pixar's RenderMan®, Eyeon® Digital Fusion(tm) and many more. Qube! is IBM ServerProven®, database driven and operates in Linux®, Windows® and Mac OS®X environments. PipelineFX, with headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, and offices in San Francisco and San Diego, CA, Las Vegas, NV and Vancouver, B.C. was founded in 2002. Qube! is used by world-class film and game studios and post houses including South Park Studios, Electronic Arts, Digital Domain, Laika Studios, Smoke & Mirrors, Rainmaker Animation, Starz Entertainment, Reel FX, MTV and ESPN. Qube! is used by schools around the world including the School of Visual Arts in N.Y., Goebelins School in Paris, FIT, Carleton School of Architecture, Full Sail, the University of Advancing Technology, Pratt Institute, the University of Hawaii-Academy for Creative Media, and Harvard's Graduate School of Design. For more information, please contact Richard Lewis, VP of Sales of PipelineFX: [email protected], Phone: 808-685-7823, 1000 Bishop Street, Suite 509, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813, USA. Also visit www.pipelinefx.com.
Trademark Notice: Qube!(tm) and Qube! Remote Control(tm) are trademarks of PipelineFX, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners. ©2009 PipelineFX, L.L.C.
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