Download and Install the client

Installation

MacOS

  1. Download the GradedBlue Renderfarm Client for MacOS.
  2. Open the downloaded file.
  3. Drag The Rendering Machine to the Applications folder.

Windows

  1. Download the GradedBlue Renderfarm Client for Windows.
  2. Open the file to begin installing.

Linux

  1. Download the GradedBlue Renderfarm Client for Linux.
  2. Right click the file and select Properties.
  3. Click the Permissions tab and check Allow executing file as program.
  4. Open the file to start the client.

Launching from the command line

You can use the client through the command line. This is useful if you're connected remotely to the computer through SSH.


Linux

First download the latest release into the current directory. You may have to change 0.0.7 to the latest version.

wget 'https://download.therenderingmachine.com/0.0.7/The Rendering Machine-0.0.7.AppImage'

Make the file executable.

chmod +x 'The Rendering Machine-0.0.7.AppImage'

In your web browser, open the client token page to generate a login token.

Run the client with the following command, replacing <LOGIN_TOKEN> with your login token.

./'The Rendering Machine-0.0.7.AppImage' -clauth <LOGIN_TOKEN>