Mental ray Standalone 3D rendering software is a high-performance ray-trace render engine for generating imagery ranging from stylized to photorealistic. Although mental ray 3D rendering technology is integrated in Autodesk applications.
Industry-standard 3D rendering software—Used by leading film, broadcast, digital publishing, and design visualization facilities.
Physically accurate lighting—Photorealistic rendering of images.
Distributed rendering solution—Works independently through a command-line interface.
Robust shading language—Extend your 3D software’s extensive shader library to create any desired rendering effect.
A single sampling mechanism—Achieve your desired rendering quality in less time.
mental ray Standalone 2012 is a single executable—Works with Autodesk® Maya® 2012, Autodesk® 3ds Max® 2012, Autodesk® Softimage® 2012, and Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design 2012 software, providing extra flexibility and simplicity for studios with mixed-application pipelines.
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