ComfyUi 3 | Manager | Custom node

11 Aug 202317:47

TLDRThe video script introduces the Yuan-manager configuration, essential for installing custom nodes and identifying missing nodes in a project. It guides users through the installation process on both automatic and portable versions of, highlighting the benefits of using the manager. The video also demonstrates how to install missing custom nodes, use the manager's features, and shares a sample scheme with custom nodes and their applications. The presenter reviews various custom nodes, emphasizing their functionality and efficiency in enhancing the project workflow.


  • 🌟 Introduction to the Yuan-manager configuration for installing custom nodes and managing missing nodes in a project.
  • πŸ› οΈ The necessity of a manager for borrowed projects with missing nodes, which are indicated by a button in the menu.
  • πŸ“‹ Two options for installing custom nodes: 'Install Custom Nodes' for manual installation and 'Find Missing Nodes' for automatic detection and installation.
  • πŸŽ“ The availability of upskilling models, various nodes, and controls for direct download and installation from within the manager.
  • πŸ”„ The functionality to update and install alternative extensions for automation and control within the Yuan Config.
  • πŸ”§ Step-by-step guide on installing the Confi Manager for both the automatic and portable versions of the software.
  • πŸ”— Explanation of how to use the 'Install Missing Custom Nodes' feature with a provided JSON file example.
  • πŸ“‚ Instructions on manually installing custom nodes that the manager does not have by transferring them to the 'custom nodes' folder.
  • πŸ”„ The process of restarting the console for newly installed nodes to become active.
  • 🌐 Overview of the Comfy Manager interface, including options for updating the Yuan Config, feature, and preview methods.
  • 🎨 Discussion on custom nodes such as 'Pack', '', 'Fui Cut', 'Efficiency Nodes', and 'SDXL Pronstyler', and their functionalities in simplifying the workflow and enhancing the user experience.

Q & A

  • What is the primary purpose of the Yuan-manager configuration discussed in the transcript?

    -The primary purpose of the Yuan-manager configuration is to install custom nodes, find and install missing nodes in a project, and manage the nodes that are borrowed or shared from other sources.

  • How does the button for managing custom nodes appear in the menu?

    -The button for managing custom nodes appears in the menu when there are missing nodes or when you need to install custom nodes in your project.

  • What are some options available when you click on the custom nodes button?

    -When you click on the custom nodes button, options such as 'Install Custom nodes', 'Find the missing nodes in your project', and 'Install Models directly' become available.

  • What is the process for installing the Confi Manager on the automatic version of the software?

    -To install the Confi Manager on the automatic version, you first need to download and install the guide from a provided link, then follow a series of 'Next' steps in the installation process. After successful installation, the guide can be deleted and the Confi Manager can be accessed from the 'Comfy' tab.

  • How can you install the Confi Manager on the portable version of the software?

    -For the portable version, you can either follow the same process as the automatic version or use a ready-made batch file downloaded from the Confi Manager's developer page and saved on the desktop. Running this batch file initiates the installation process.

  • What happens when you use the 'Install missing Custom nodes' option in the Confi Manager?

    -When you use the 'Install missing Custom nodes' option, the manager identifies and lists the custom nodes that are missing from your project. You can then proceed to install these missing nodes directly from the manager interface.

  • How can you manually install custom nodes that the Confi Manager does not have?

    -You can manually install custom nodes by downloading them and placing them in the 'Custom nodes' folder within the 'Comfi' folder of the software. Afterward, you need to restart the software for the changes to take effect.

  • What are some of the custom nodes mentioned in the transcript and what do they do?

    -Some custom nodes mentioned include 'Digitaler', an analogue of 'aditaller', '', with processors for 'Controllenet', 'FUI Cut of' for accurate object description, 'Efficiency nodes' for simplifying schemes, and 'Ultimates Dubscaler' for image settings. These nodes perform various functions from preprocessing to enhancing image quality and managing the workflow.

  • How can you control the weight of tokens in the software?

    -You can control the weight of tokens by selecting the token and holding the 'Control' key while pressing the up or down arrow keys. The up arrow increases the weight, and the down arrow decreases it.

  • What is the significance of the 'Prompt' in the custom node setup discussed in the transcript?

    -The 'Prompt' in the custom node setup is significant as it allows users to input a detailed description for the generation process. It helps the software understand the specific elements and styles desired in the output, such as a 'pink skirt', 'blue hair', etc.

  • How does the 'Ultimate SD' node work in the custom node setup?

    -The 'Ultimate SD' node works by loading a model into it and allowing users to adjust various settings such as scale, image quality, and the number of images in the batch. It is designed to enhance the image quality significantly and is part of the efficient workflow setup.



πŸ”§ Introduction to Yuan-Manager Configuration

This paragraph introduces the Yuan-manager configuration, its necessity for installing custom nodes, and managing missing nodes in a project. It explains the process of borrowing a project and dealing with missing nodes without a manager. The paragraph outlines the installation of the manager, including downloading and running the setup, and the various options available within the manager such as installing custom nodes, finding missing nodes, and managing upskillers, models, and extensions. It also discusses the benefits of the manager for both automatic and portable versions of the software.


πŸ› οΈ Installing Custom Nodes and Manager Features

The second paragraph delves into the specifics of installing custom nodes that are missing from a project. It highlights the limitations of the manager in finding certain nodes not officially added by Comfy and provides a workaround for installing nodes not found in the manager's list. The paragraph also discusses the process of manually updating the Yuan config and feature, and introduces various custom nodes and their functions, such as the Pack node, processors, and the fui Cut of node. It emphasizes the efficiency and ease of use these nodes bring to the project.


🎨 Custom Nodes for Style and Expression

This paragraph focuses on custom nodes that enhance the user interface and streamline the process of working with styles and expressions. It introduces the Ultimate Tab Skill Comfy mbad jerty node for undoing actions, the sdxl pronstyler for reading styles from a JSON file, and the Conf Pront Control node for using complex expressions. The paragraph also explains how to use default weights and the importance of having a well-organized and efficient workflow. It provides insights into how these nodes can be utilized to improve the overall user experience and project outcomes.


πŸš€ Finalizing the Image and Generating Process

The final paragraph discusses the generation process of the image, detailing the sequence of nodes used for refining and finalizing the image. It explains the role of each node, from the initial generation to the final output, and the importance of adjusting settings for optimal results. The paragraph also touches on the use of the b-box detailer for contouring the face model and the various settings available for enhancing the image quality. It concludes with a brief overview of the entire process and encourages viewers to experiment with the different nodes and settings to achieve the desired outcome.



πŸ’‘Yuan-manager configuration

The Yuan-manager configuration refers to the setup and utilization of a management tool within the context of the video. It is used to install custom nodes, find and install missing nodes in a project, and enhance the functionality of the software being discussed. This concept is central to the video as it provides a solution for users to improve and customize their projects by addressing missing or desired features through the installation of nodes.

πŸ’‘Custom nodes

Custom nodes are specialized components or modules that can be added to a software project to perform specific tasks or functions. In the context of the video, these nodes are crucial for extending the capabilities of the software and allowing users to tailor their projects to meet specific requirements. The video discusses finding, installing, and managing these nodes using the Yuan-manager.


Automation in this context refers to the process of creating and managing projects within a software environment that can run tasks with minimal or no user intervention. The video emphasizes the use of the Yuan-manager to streamline and enhance the automation process by managing custom nodes and improving the overall efficiency of the project.

πŸ’‘Comfy Manager

Comfy Manager is a specific tool or application mentioned in the video that allows users to manage custom nodes within a project. It provides functionalities such as installing, updating, and removing nodes, which is essential for maintaining and improving the project's performance. The video provides a tutorial on how to install and use the Comfy Manager effectively.


Extensions, in the context of the video, refer to additional software components that can be integrated into the main software to provide new features or enhance existing capabilities. The video discusses various extensions like 'Automation 4 units' and 'Dynamic PROMPT' that can be installed to improve the functionality of the software.

πŸ’‘Ultimate SD skiller

Ultimate SD skiller is a type of custom node mentioned in the video that is designed to improve the quality and efficiency of certain tasks within the software. It is one of the examples of the custom nodes that can be installed and managed using the Yuan-manager configuration.

πŸ’‘ processors processors are specific custom nodes that are used to preprocess data for a control network within the software. These processors are essential for users who work with automation, as they help to optimize and refine the control network's performance.

πŸ’‘Preview options

Preview options in the video refer to the different ways users can view and interact with the output or results of their projects before finalizing them. These options allow users to make adjustments and ensure the desired outcome is achieved, enhancing the overall user experience and project quality.

πŸ’‘Efficiency nodes

Efficiency nodes are custom nodes that are designed to streamline and simplify the workflow within the software. They often have features that allow for quicker and more efficient task completion, reducing the complexity of the project and making it easier for users to achieve their goals.

πŸ’‘Prompt handling

Prompt handling in the video refers to the process of managing and utilizing prompts within the software to generate desired outputs. This involves the use of custom nodes that can interpret and process prompts to produce specific results, which is a critical aspect of the video's focus on custom node management and utilization.

πŸ’‘Weights control

Weights control pertains to the ability to manage and adjust the influence or importance of certain elements or tokens within a project. In the context of the video, this is achieved through the use of default weights, which can be controlled to affect the final output of the project.


Introduction to the Yuan-manager configuration, a tool for managing custom nodes and finding missing nodes in a project.

The necessity of a manager for installing custom nodes and its impact on the appearance of the project's interface.

The process of installing Custom Nodes and the options available for managing them, such as disabling or deleting.

The ability to install models and extensions directly from the Yuan Config interface.

The installation process of the Confi Manager on the automatic version of the project, including the use of the guide and repository address.

Instructions for installing Confi Manager on the portable version of the project using a batch file.

Verification of the successful installation of the manager by checking the Custom Notes folder.

Explanation of how to use the 'Install missing Custom Nodes' feature and the importance of official inclusion in the Confi Manager.

The process of manually installing custom nodes that are not found by the manager through the direct transfer of node files.

The functionality and purpose of the Comfy Manager buttons, including updating the Yuan Config and feature, and the different preview options.

The use of filters and search navigation in the Comfy Manager to find specific custom nodes.

Review of custom nodes that the speaker has installed and the reasons for their selection.

Explanation of the efficiency nodes and their role in simplifying the scheme by allowing for the setting of images and outputs in one step.

The utilization of the Ultimate SD node and its scale settings for enhancing image quality.

The process of generating an image using the custom nodes and the importance of saving the image at the right time.

The adjustment of the weight of tokens using default controls and the impact on the generation process.

The final scheme demonstration, showcasing the combined use of various custom nodes for efficient image generation.