BG Renderer is an After Effects script that allows you to render your Render Queue items in the background while you can continue working in After Effects. BG Renderer Max is a new iteration of the tool, adding the ability to control processor load with an adjustable multiprocessor feature and a minimal renderer indicator that shows progress. A new notification system allows you to receive notifications via email or slack with no requirement for 3rd party accounts, there are also integrations with Zapier, Microsoft Flow, IFTTT, and Pushover for even more options. Notifications can be configured using a new message composer.
Other features include a new tools to convert a sequence to an video file automatically and a custom render queue view.
BG Renderer Max costs $69.99 but a 30% discount is running until June 21 which lowers the price to $49.99.
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