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Oct 17, 2012 Autodesk suggest that product update 11 for 3ds Max 2012 & 3ds Max Design 2012 should be uninstalled

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Autodesk suggest that product update 11 for 3ds Max 2012 & 3ds Max Design 2012 should be uninstalled

Autodesk had previously released product update 11 for 3ds Max 2012, the update has been removed from the support downloads section.

Autodesk has suggested that customers who installed the update should uninstall it.

A new version will follow updating this release.

 

 

 

Oct 9, 2012 Gefen Wireless Extender – firmware update fixes video flashing

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Gefen Wireless Extender - firmware update fixes video flashing

Gefen Wireless extenders work great, once you have the correct firmware!  The GTV-WHD-1080P-SR is an in-room wireless extender for HDMI.  “through-the-walls’ solutions are also available for the same price. Continue reading “Gefen Wireless Extender – firmware update fixes video flashing”…

Jan 11, 2012 How to borrow a license from a Network License pool in Autodesk Maya

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How to borrow a license from a Network License pool in Autodesk Maya

If you have a network license(s) and need to move one of the licenses to a machine that will be disconnected from the network for a period of time, did you know you can temporarily borrow a license from the network pool?  Maybe you have Maya on a laptop that is connected to your office network license, and you will be traveling but still need to run Maya locally on that laptop.  This is the way to do it!  BTW, the procedure is similare for 3DS Max or Sofitmage.

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Jan 3, 2012 Using the Terminal to troubleshoot Autodesk Smoke

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Using the Terminal to troubleshoot Autodesk Smoke

Certain advanced Autodesk Smoke troubleshooting or configuration tasks may require you to use the Mac OS X Terminal. This article gives you an introduction to the Terminal (also known as “shell”) and an overview of some basic UNIX system commands and of some custom Smoke commands and scripts you may need to use.

Warning! Use the Terminal very carefully. Make sure you know exactly what a command does before running it. Some commands may damage your operating system or cause important loss of data, if used improperly.
Autodesk takes no responsibility for loss of data or for configuration issues arising from an improper use of a terminal command or script.

Jan 2, 2012 FlexNet error codes for Autodesk Maya, 3DS Max, Autocad

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FlexNet error codes for Autodesk Maya, 3DS Max, Autocad

These are available in the PDF (LicenseAdministration.pdf) that gets installed when you install the network / floating version of Autodesk Maya or 3DS Max 2012.  We’ve posted them here for your convenience.  Hope they help!

The following table lists the most common FlexNet error codes that may be displayed by the Autodesk Network License Manager. Error codes typically display as Error[1.5.###] where ### corresponds to the error codes listed in the table.

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Motion Media’s March Madness Challenge is Back!
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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R18 – New Features
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Maxon announced the release of Cinema 4D R18 today at Siggraph in Anaheim. After watching some of the demos and reading a bit about it, the new features look pretty great. Take a look at the press release below from Maxon, and check out this Promo to find out how you can get a free copy of Cinema 4D R18.

iToo Software Call for Submissions!
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iToo software is looking for submissions for their showreel for 2016. If you have any Archviz, Animation, VFX or other shots you’d like included, get in touch with them today.

Autodesk Subscription Changes Coming Soon.
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Starting Feb 1, 2016, Autodesk will no longer allow for the late renewal of Maintenance Subscription contracts after expiration and all subscription agreements must be renewed on time. It is crucial that you do not miss your renewal date! Read on to get more information.

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Motion Media Presents Robbie Schroeder!
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On April 2nd, Motion Media Project presents the work of Seattle artist, Robbie Schroeder. Join us at our Seattle, Pioneer Square gallery space for the April 2nd Pioneer Square Art Walk.

Motion Media’s Top 8 GDC Picks
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Motion Media attended the GDC 2015 last week. We went, we saw, we conquered. Now we are catching up on our sleep. Check out out top 8 picks for the most exciting attractions featured at the convention hall.

Join the Motion Media Madness Bracket Challenge!
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Register for the Motion Media Madness Bracket Challenge and you would win a Robox 3D Printer or other great prizes. Challenge the Motion Media team along with your peers to see who is the best at guessing who’s going to win!

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Deadline 9 Now Available
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Phoenix FD Maya Beta Now Available
Dec 7, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

Phoenix FD for Maya Beta. Phoenix FD can simulate smoke, liquids, ocean waves, splashes, spray, mist, and more. It’s been refined to give users the power they need, with tools that are fast, intuitive and interactive. We’ve also added online licensing as an option.

Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R18 – New Features
Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

Maxon announced the release of Cinema 4D R18 today at Siggraph in Anaheim. After watching some of the demos and reading a bit about it, the new features look pretty great. Take a look at the press release below from Maxon, and check out this Promo to find out how you can get a free copy of Cinema 4D R18.

V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit Has Been Released
Jul 20, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit is now ready! Beta 3 runs noticeably faster — up to 30% faster. We’ve also refined the interface, improved interactive rendering and added support for Revit 2017.



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