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Samo
08-04-2005, 08:52 AM
Blender News : Siggraph Demo DVD
From Blender.org

Posted on August 1, 2005 By: Bart Veldhuizen (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:linkTo_UnCryptMailto%28%27ocknvq%3CdctvBxtqvxtqv0eqo%27%29;)

The Siggraph DVD demoreel is now available for download.
Just like last year, we've bundled the coolest Blender work into an (almost) 9 minutes long compilation. This year, Jan Morgenstern of Wavemage (http://www.wavemage.com/) composed music to go along with the video.

There's no DivX or Xvid version available yet because, well, I suck at compressing video. I'm hoping someone out there will make a nice version and email me a link ;-)

Now, fire up your Bittorrent (http://www.bittorrent.com/) client, grab the .torrent file and get ready to be amazed. (Well, after downloading 470MB that is).

http://www.blender.org/cms/media/bullets/dot.gifSiggraph 2005 DVD ISO File (http://blender.org/cms/fileadmin/movies/Siggraph_2005_DVD.iso.torrent) [470MB]

DivX or Xvid version available in this forum thread (http://www.blender.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=41522#41522).

Beamtracer
08-07-2005, 01:39 AM
I would have like to have seen this Blender DVD, just because I'm curious to see what Blender does.

I set up BitTorrent for the download, but nothing came in. I can only guess that there were no other users online "seeding" the chunks of video down the line.

LetterRip
08-07-2005, 03:46 AM
Beamtracer,

more likely is that you have firewall settings that block the port being used, I see 38 seeds and 27 peers and no current downloads. You can download the divxed version from the above link provided via http, which is smaller size and not dvd quality but still pretty good, and no torrent handling software required.

LetterRip

paintbox
08-07-2005, 09:11 AM
http://www.blender.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=41522#41522

Scroll down there and you'll find a direct download link...

digital verve
08-07-2005, 11:26 AM
More links of the reel can be found here:

http://blendertestbuilds.kidb.de/index.php?dir=Siggraph_2005_DVD/

Beamtracer
08-08-2005, 11:49 PM
Thanks for your help, everybody.

I finally managed to download the ISO DVD image (using BitTorrent), and burned it to a DVD disk.

Hey, the Blender showreel is cool. I love the music too.

The world is lucky to have an open-source 3D application like this, free for everyone to download and use.

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