YellowDog is a revolution in cloud rendering for VFX and animation studios. Access limitless render power with multiple cloud providers without the hassle of setting up with multiple vendors when you render with YellowDog.

Securely integrated with your pipeline, you get access to a best of breed supercomputer.

No extra fees or increasing the cost on the sly; the price of rendering is fixed up front.

Do more, create more, explore more; unleash yourself from limited computing power. 

Made with YellowDog

Pricing

Over 1300 studios in over 42 countries love YellowDog’s high powered, top quality, fixed rate rendering.

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Why YellowDog?

Our render capacity is greater, we believe, than any single render farm or cloud provider. We call this Limitless Compute.

  • Reputation – Studios love what we do. See our customer testimonials.
  • Secure scale and speed – You get massive, secure scale in ISO27001 compliant data centres.
  • Simple Pricing – We provide you with fixed prices before your project starts. Speak to our team to find out more.
  • Full control – Your render jobs start immediately: no queuing, priority level, or preemptible risk and real time visibility of progress.
  • Support – From dedicated customer managers to render wranglers, we help our customers make the most of our platform. Contact us today to find out how we can help you render faster than ever before.

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Custom Extras

  • Request a preferred type or location of data centre.
  • Set up a secure Central Asset Repository and synchronise with your local asset store to ensure renders start immediately with no data transfer required.
  • Seamlessly integrate with render managers.
  • Use ‘Naked YellowDog’ to securely store your pipeline image and bring up identical nodes when needed. Perfect for pipelines not supported by ‘Standard YellowDog.’

Enquire with our customer team about ‘Naked YellowDog’

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For Freelancers too

  • You can finally control your render costs.
  • You can request fixed priced render packages before you start your job.
  • You will see your renders start immediately; no more queuing or fighting with larger studios for the same resource in a render farm.
  • You will see exactly what you’re getting: how many high powered servers and and for how long.

Do it all yourself or call on our expert team when you need us.

Studios benefit from our nimble approach, personalised service, and massive render capacity.

Freelancers love the expertise we have gained from working with the world’s largest studios.

Don’t just take our word for it, check out what some of our customers say.

Standard YellowDog | Supported Software

Standard YellowDog supports the following:

Modelling software

  • Autodesk 3ds Max: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Autodesk Maya: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Cinema 4D: R16, R17, R18

Render engine

  • V-Ray
  • Redshift
  • mental ray
  • Corona
  • Cinema 4D physical render engine

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Windows Pipelines: How to Get Started with YellowDog

Step 1

How to install YellowDog Sync

Step 2

How to add servers to your YellowDog account

Step 3

How to export and render using YellowDog for Autodesk Maya, 3ds Max, or Maxon C4D

Mac Pipelines: How to Get Started with YellowDog

Step 1

How to install the YellowDog plugin for Autodesk Maya or Maxon Cinema 4D

Step 2

How to add servers to your YellowDog account

Step 3

How to export and render using YellowDog for Autodesk Maya or Maxon C4D

How to control and monitor cloud rendering

A Tour of the YellowDog Platform