Releases

SquidNet Development Roadmap

 

Latest SquidNet Releases:

SquidNet 2.66P136 Release

Dec 23, 2015

A new update for SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Changes include:

      • Official release Cloud User Interface
      • Beta release of GPU rendering interface.
      • Beta release of WEB interface.

SquidNet 2.66P135 Release

Jan 25, 2014

A new update for SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Changes include:

      • New web server interface.
      • Bug fixes.

SquidNet 2.66P129 Release

Jan 25, 2014

A new update for SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Changes include:

      • New command line interface for cloud rendering GUI,
      • New cloud server archiving feature for cloud interface.
      • Bug fixes.

SquidNet 2.66P125 Release

Dec 7, 2014

A new update for SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Changes include:

      • New cloud rendering interface
      • Performance increases for main GUI and servers.
      • Bug fixes.

       

SquidNet 2.66P115 Release

Dec 12, 2013

A new patch for SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Major improvements include:

      • New SquidNet Applet.
      • New render farm network map.
      • Significant performance improvements.
      • New Application Path/Installation Scanner.
      • New tile rendering interface.
      • New render graph timeline.
      • New Cross Platform User Interface.
      • Job slice memory cache to increase performance.
      • New sqnAPI SDK version 1.0 release and command line interface for Windows, Linux and Mac OS.
        • Submit job requests from command line and user-defined scripts.
        • Develop your own submission applications with SquidNet sqnAPI SDK.
      • Updated Maxwell Render template.
      • Enhanced modo support.
      • SquidServer OSX Server.
      • LightWave Template enhancements.
      • Job id filter in job queue window.
      • Minor enhancements and bug fixes.

       

SquidNet 2.67 Release

July 27, 2011

A new release of SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Major improvements include:

      • Network Diagnostics (helps isolate troubled nodes on render farm).
      • Enhanced Modo 501 Template (selectable render outputs, resolution, etc...)
      • Updated Linux installer.
      • Self-contained installation. All SquidNet files now reside in same installation folder. No installation of files to system folders.
      • Improved peer-to-peer and client-master-slave configuration.
      • Improved EXR image/sequence support.
      • New image and sequence viewer application (snview).
      • Network IP address assignment utility. Used to assign a SquidNet specific IP address on multi-interface servers.
      • Power Management: Automatically start offline nodes when jobs are queued. Automatically shutdown nodes when nodes have been idle for a while.
      • File check and analyze dialog: Check output folder for missing frames, display images, play frame sequences, requeuing of specific frames.
      • Recent Job Manager: Standalone GUI that allows for quick status and job requeuing.
      • Application Path Manager. Manage render farm application installation paths from a single interface.
      • Production Daily Queue. Schedule daily frame rendering and h.264 video creation jobs.
      • System Configuration reports.
      • 3DSMAX Tile Rendering. Render a single frame across multiple nodes and automatically stitch together.
      • 3DSMAX and After Effects template enhancements.
      • Tooltips for popup menus
      • Improved mapped-drive support.
      • Enhanced support for systems that use UAC.
      • User interface display fixes.
      • Minor bug fixes.

SquidNet 2.65 Release

November 24, 2010

A new release of SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Major improvements include:

      • H.264 video creation from rendered frames, New FFMPEG template.
      • Enhanced pool manager.
      • SMS Text messaging.
      • SSL/TLS Security for email and SMS.
      • New user interface theme preferences dialog.
      • Embedded Microsoft's Visual C++ 2008 SP1 Redistributable Package into SquidNet installer.

SquidNet 2.64 Release

November 1, 2010

A new version of SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Major improvements include:

      • New them-based interface. Select from different user interface themes.
      • SSH/SCP/SFTP/FTP Remote Transfer Queue.
      • "Serial Copy" feature that copies completed frames to output directory serially. Helps with performance issues on large render farms when doing parallel rendering.
      • New simplified network installer.
      • Job Event Monitor.

       

SquidNet 2.63 Release

September 2, 2010

A minor release of SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Minor improvements include:

      • Download latest SquidNet version directly from user interface.
      • Improved installer.
      • Improved Blender 3D support.

       

SquidNet 2.62 Release

August 27, 2010

A major release of SquidNet is now available. See latest release notes for a full list of changes. Major improvements include:

      • Balanced queuing for all jobs queued at same priority.
      • Luxologu Modo add-on.
      • Improved RealFlow support.