Thinkbox Software Seeks Beta Testers for Deadline 5.2

The Deadline team is excited to announce that we are now accepting qualified beta testers for the upcoming release of Deadline 5.2!

This Deadline release adds support for many new versions of rendering applications, including 3ds Max 2013*, Maya 2013, and After Effects CS6. It also includes a new plugin for Anime Studio. Finally, it includes various bug fixes, including a bug that could prevent the Slave on Linux from launching new rendering processes until it was restarted.

  • 3ds Max 2013 Update 2 must be installed for it to render properly with Deadline.

To request access to the beta, send an email to with a brief note describing your interest. If selected, you will receive further instructions for accessing the beta.


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