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I. What is the Batch Tool? The Batch Tool is a tool kit to do Maya rendering and batch processing for large amount of files. It serves as a bridge between Maya, operating system and local area network. The Batch Tool allows you to: *)Do Maya network rendering. *)Do batch processing on Maya files, such as the absolute and relative path conversion for file texture. *)Do batch processing on operating system files, such as the format and resolution conversion for image files. *)Do batch processing on local area network files. II. How to install and run the Batch Tool? *)Windows system Unzip the BathTool.rar and directly run BatchTool.exe and NetRenderServer.exe in the BIN directory. *)Linux system Python and its Tkinter module are required for the Batch Tool installation. Unzip the BathTool.rar and run the following on the terminal: cd /yourFolderFullPath/BatchTool/bin python NetRenderServer.pyc python BatchTool.pyc III. Both the English and the Chinese version tutorial files can be found in the BatchTool.rar archive.