RenderChan for Windows released!

It’s been a while since I have promised you a version of RenderChan for Windows. And now it is finally here! Download RenderChan for Windows Usage instructions Unpack downloaded zip archive and run “renderchan-cli.bat”. It will open console window where you can run “renderchan” command with appropriate arguments. You can also drag files into console […]

How to work with sources of Morevna Episode 4

1. Software To work with sources of Morevna Episode 4 you need the following software installed: RenderChan. Synfig (version 1.3.14 or above). Blender (version 2.79). Krita (version 4.2.7 or above). Papagayo (only if you want to edit lipsync PGO files). Make sure to have all mentioned tools are available in your system PATH. 2. Downloading […]

Sources of “The Deadline” now available for download

Sources of “The Deadline” animated short now available at GitLab – https://gitlab.com/OpenSourceAnimation/deadline How to download You can get sources by cloning from GitLab repository. Before you start, please make sure that you have Git LFS extension installed (otherwise you will get a bunch of empty files). Obviously, you will also need a Git utility itself. […]

RenderChan Roadmap

We have started preparations for releasing stable version of RenderChan and with that I am happy to share a roadmap for its further development. Check it out here.

Important fix for RenderChan (PNG sequence problem)

Important update for everyone who installed RenderChan in the period from 2017.01.04 to 2017.09.29: we have discovered a nasty issue which was triggering (silent) render errors for PNG sequences. This was preventing “one-click” rendering for some situations and users had to run RenderChan manually several times to get complete set of rendered files.

How to build sources of Morevna Episode 3

Here you will find instructions on how to work with sources of Morevna Episode 3. Downloading sources 1. Web interface You can browse source files using web interface. This is preferred way if you want to get individual files. 2. Rsync If you wish to get all source files, then it is best to download […]

RenderChan fan-art by Renaud Garcia

We’ve got a fan-art of RenderChan mascot from Renaud Garcia (France)! Renaud writes: I’am a recent Linux and free software user. Here’s my fan art (done with Krita) … for your main web page with a transparent BG, so your can re-use your actual grey BG. Of course, you can use it as you want, […]

RenderChan logo updated

Anastasia Majzhegisheva¬† made an updated version of logo for RenderChan (our tool for automatization of rendering). You might want to compare with previous version to see the difference. Source files also available below. Thanks a lot to Anastasia! View source files  

First version of RenderChan plugin for Blender

Several posts ago I have mentioned contributions made by Scribblemaniac to RenderChan development. He is also works on RenderChan integration plugin for Blender, and here’s a demonstration of its first version.

RenderChan development news

Some quick news about RenderChan development. Last few weeks we’ve got several notable contributions from GitHub user, identified himself as Scribblemaniac. Those are the first external contributions to the RenderChan project and I am especially excited about that. So, here’s what we’ve got from Scribblemaniac: RenderChan now ported to Python 3 (!). Inkscape module for […]