In the Users home directory there is a file called: variables.env
This file will be read before the software start. Add all the environment variables you need in that file.
Linux / MacOS
Any environment variables set globally on your operating system will be overwritten by the variables in the variables.env file.
It is possible to use other environment variables in the values for the environment variables below:
List of available environment variables
point to the license server
starts a local license server if variable is set to
set the logging level (default:
address to the API server (default:
port to connect to the API server (default:
address to the cache server (default:
port to connect to the cache server (default:
file path to the config file (
directory path to the resources folder, for presets, hooks, etc.
directory path to hook files
directory path to third-party folder where the tools like ffmpeg and redis are located. These third party tools already come with the install of the software.
file path to wit file (machine learning model)
set number of workers (not for lite version)
set the file path notation for a sequence of files
When elements are being drag&dropped outside of das element into another software, some applications, like Autodesk Flame, require a custom file path notation for dropped file sequences.
Number of days that temp preview files are keep in the temp folder.
license server connection timeout
List of environment variables that are read-only (can’t be overwritten)
resolves to the location of the installed software version