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RV Documentation Suite

RV User Manual (html)

The User Manual includes introductory material to get you started with RV and RVIO as well as complete command-line and GUI usage. In addition, you’ll find installation notes and tips on maximizing performance as well as in-depth information on LUTs, the RV pixel pipeline, stereoscopic 3D, expanding RV with Packages, networking with RV and the RVLS media listing utility.

RV Reference Manual (html)

The Reference Manual is the starting place for learning how to customize RV. It contains an overview of RV’s package system and Mu scripting capabilities. It is the place to start if you want to change hot keys, add menus, customize color management, create new widgets or integrate RV with your pipeline.

RV Release Notes (html)

Every release of RV (major or minor) is accompanied by updated release notes. The notes describe new features and fixes to RV since the previous release. The notes are cumulative, so you can look through the history of RV’s development.

RV-SDI Manual (html)

This manual describes Tweak’s implementation of the NVIDIA SDI video device as a presentation mode device. For more information on presentation mode and how it relates to RV in general see the RV User Manual. To use RV-SDI, you must run the "rv" (or "rv.exe") executable, and have an "rvsdi" license.

RV/Nuke Integration (html)

RV now comes with Nuke integration tools. This document describes installation for an individual or system wide setup and describes the workflow, tools, concepts and usage for RV/Nuke.

RV/Maya Integration (html)

RV now comes with Maya integration. This document explains how to install the RV/Maya Package and describes the RV/Maya workflow and how to compare and organize playblasts and how to render into edits, A/B comparisons, and layouts.

RV Client License Management (html)

This document is for RV users who need to point their version of RV at a floating license server.

Tweak License Server (v2.6) (html)

RV’s license server makes it possible to float licenses on your network. This document explains how to install and configure the Tweak license server on all platforms.

TLM Server Release Notes (html)

Every release of the TLM server (major or minor) is accompanied by updated release notes. The notes describe new features and fixes since the previous release.

GTO File Format (pdf)

RV’s native Session Files (see RV Reference Manual) are in the standard open-source GTO file format. This document describes the GTO format and libraries. The RV Users Manual also contains a chapter on the RV session file which describes the way that RV stores session data (using GTO), and the RV Reference Manual contains a Node Reference that describes in more detail the nodes that can appear in an RV session.