Windows (Installer): Run the executable binary, and follow the instructions to install Barista. Open the Start Menu, and click Barista to launch.

Windows (Portable): Place the binary anywhere on the system, and double-click to launch Barista.

OSX: Double-click the DMG file to mount it to the system. Within the DMG finder window, move the Barista binary to your Applications. Navigate to your Applications within the finder, and click the Barista binary to launch.

OSX Silicon: Make sure you have rosetta 2 installed and enabled before starting Barista.

Linux: Set executable permissions to the AppImage binary, from your Desktop Environment or Terminal:

$ chmod 755 Barista-1.5.0.AppImage

Once set, you can launch Barista by double clicking the AppImage file, or execute it from the Terminal:

$ ~/Barista-1.5.0.AppImage

Supported Linux Desktop Environments will receive a dialog asking to add a desktop shortcut. If you choose to allow this, AppImage will place Barista into the Graphics folder in your application list.

Setting Up AWS

Your First Render

Hardware Limits and Requesting Increases

Using Addons and Custom Blender Builds

Render Using Luxcore

Learning More

Since Barista was written to be a fully-featured render platform, there are many more features to discuss. To learn about these other features and details, be sure to read more in the built-in documentation, which documents every feature found in Barista. You can access the built-in documentation by going to Help > Documentation

If you have questions the Documentation doesn't answer, ask your question in the Community,