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Installing and Launching Flix Client

Flix Client System Requirements

Mac

Yosemite (10.10) or higher

1GB of RAM

Windows

Windows 10

An Intel Pentium 4 processor or later that's SSE2 capable

1GB of RAM

Note:  Flix Client is currently not available on Linux.
Other operating systems may work with Flix Client, but have not been fully tested.

Installing and Launching Flix Client

Once Flix Server is installed, all you need to do is launch Flix Client, the desktop application.

1.   Set up a server whether it is at your studio or in the Cloud. See Installing and Running Flix Server.
2.   Download and unzip the .zip file provided by Foundry.
3.   In the unzipped folder, double-click or open the following executable file:

Windows: Flix.exe

Mac: Flix.app

This opens the Flix graphical user interface.

4.   In the Server Hostname field, enter the server address as per your config.yml. See Installing and Running Flix Server.

The server address format is http://[server_hostname_or_IP]:[port]

5.   Log in using one of the following authentication methods:

Flix User Management - Enter your Username and Password then click Login.

LDAP - Enter your Username, and Password then click Login.

Oauth - Click Sign in with Google.

Note:  For more information on authentication methods refer to User Management.

Tip:  Check the Remember me box to make your next login easier.

Flix opens at the Shows level.

Tip:  Navigate to File > Admin Console and open the Server Logs tab to check that the server is running properly.