In case your studio has software managed centrally by your IT team, Creative Force supports a number of different ways of mass rollouts, and silent updates of HUE and Kelvin.

In terms of installation we support the following installation packages for HUE and Kelvin:

  • .pkg files for MacOS

  • .exe files for Windows

  • .msi files for Windows (For silent installs on Windows machines using platforms like Microsoft SCCM)

Note for .msi files installs:

  • Only one of a .msi file install or .exe install can be done on a given machine

  • For .msi installs it can only be done for "All Users" on a machine and the installer must have Admin access to the machine

They can all be accessed directly from: https://download.creativeforce.io/

For updates, this will be managed directly by Kelvin and HUE’s built-in update functionality. However, if updates are also managed centrally you can use the below URL’s to monitor new versions and rollout accordingly.

Windows:

macOS

A best practice tip would be to set up a script to monitor one of the above URL’s to see when new versions are available and act as needed.

If updates need to be managed completely by IT, then you would want to apply a “CF_DISABLE_APP_AUTO_UPDATE” system variable to the relevant machines.

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