REDLine

Job Submission

You can submit REDLine jobs from the Monitor. REDLine is the command line tool that ships with Redcine-X, and previously with REDAlert.

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Submission Options

The general Deadline options are explained in the Job Submission documentation. The REDLine specific options are:

  • Input R3D File: Specify the R3D file you want to render.
  • Output Folder: The folder where the output files will be saved.
  • Output Filename: The prefix portion of the output filename. It is not necessary to specify the extension.
  • Output Format: The output format. This will determine the filename extension.
  • Render Resolution: The resolution to render at.
  • Make Output Subfolder: Makes subdirectory for each output.
  • Frame List: The list of frames to render if rendering an animation.
  • Renumber Start Frame: The new start frame number (optional).
  • Frames Per Task: The number of frames per task.
  • Submit Input R3D File With Job: If checked, the input file is submitted with the job to the repository.

Deadline basically supports all the options that are available in the Redcine-X application. It also supports the ability to specify RSX files to use when rendering, so you can set your options in Redcine-X and then use them to render the job through Deadline. Please refer to your Redcine-X documentation for more information about these additional render options.

Plug-in Configuration

You can configure the REDLine plug-in settings from the Deadline Monitor. While in super user mode, select Tools -> Configure Plugins and select the REDAlert plug-in from the list on the left.

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Render Executables

  • REDLine Executable: The path to the REDline executable file used for rendering. Enter alternative paths on separate lines.

FAQ

Is Redcine-X/REDAlert supported by Deadline?

Yes. Both applications ship with a command line application called REDLine, which Deadline uses to render.

Which Operating System(s) can I render REDLine jobs with?

Currently, REDLine is available on Windows and OSX, so you can render REDLine jobs on these operating systems.

Error Messages and Meanings

This is a collection of known REDLine error messages and their meanings, as well as possible solutions. We want to keep this list as up to date as possible, so if you run into an error message that isn’t listed here, please email Deadline Support and let us know.

Currently, no error messages have been reported for this plug-in.