What is the easy way to turn off the computer automatically after blender completed a render* and saving that render?

My computer is not a monster, that would be helpfull so i can render at night

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    $\begingroup$ Render from the command line using some shell script (like python) to shutdown after running render. What OS are you using? $\endgroup$
    – batFINGER
    Jun 23, 2018 at 8:42
  • $\begingroup$ Windows 10 And i have no idea of what is command line and same for the shell script thingy : P $\endgroup$
    – Mai Sasaki
    Jun 23, 2018 at 8:56
  • $\begingroup$ Watch this video youtube.com/watch?time_continue=46&v=GbGeF56yrm0 and this is the addon link yadi.sk/… $\endgroup$
    – atek
    Jun 23, 2018 at 9:15
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    $\begingroup$ You may have no idea what the command line is, but that shouldn't stop you from clicking on batFINGER's link and reading the resources, they're very well explained. $\endgroup$
    – Leander
    Jun 23, 2018 at 9:16

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The Alarm and Shutdown add-on can be used.

Alternatively, you can render your scene from the command line, and then add a command to shutdown after it completes (or fails).

On Windows this would be something like:

"C:\path\to\blender.exe" -b "C:\path\to\your file.blend" -a && shutdown -t 0 -s -f


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