View Full Version : EXR for Maya?
09 September 2004, 07:06 PM
Does anyone know of a plugin for Maya to allow it to use ILM's EXR format (openexr.net (http://www.openexr.net))? We've been using it in Shake and Photoshop, but we'd like to render straight out to EXR from Maya or Mental Ray.
I couldn't find anything in this forum or the computer programming forum, and i can't get to highend3d for some reason.
09 September 2004, 06:59 AM
mrclasses contain OpenEXR format
09 September 2004, 04:46 PM
I have upped a compiled version of mrClasses v0.1.6 at my site including the exr shader. (Havent tried the exr shader though.)
09 September 2004, 04:43 AM
Pixero, I couldn't find it, where abouts is it?
09 September 2004, 04:51 AM
Sandstrom > Downloads > Mental Ray Shader > Down the bottom right.
That's a direct link to the download.
09 September 2004, 04:54 AM
Thanks joz :thumbsup:
dang and I looked in there
edit: should look with my eyes :blush:
11 November 2004, 10:30 AM
// Error: file: D:/Eigene Dateien/maya/6.0/scripts/AEgg_exrTemplate.mel line 162: Object not found: exrCompressionCtrl //
// Error: file: D:/Eigene Dateien/maya/6.0/scripts/AEgg_exrTemplate.mel line 129: Object not found: exrPixelTypeCtrl //
i get this error message when trying to use the exr shader.
just in case it would work... where did i have to connect that shader, in order to save in exr?
is there a linkt o some kind of documentation on how to iuse those shaders?
01 January 2005, 04:07 PM
I would also like to know where I can get something like a documentation...couldn't test it yet, but it could be no mistake to link the docs...
THX in advance
01 January 2005, 09:01 AM
Got it to work,but It only renders the EXR File from within Maya...no output in batchmode...anyone got the same problems???
Next thing is, that I cannot use EXR-Files as Input for MR e.g. as filetexture ...it is documented in the mental ray reference but doesn't work...
thx in advance
03 March 2005, 08:51 PM
Hi Guys, does anybody know a good HDR->EXR conversion tool???
anything i have found was behind this thread:
unfortunately Photosphere is only availabe for Linux or OS X
but i'm presently running a windows system :(
03 March 2005, 07:54 AM
HDRShop 2 supports EXR, too bad it's not free
03 March 2005, 09:12 AM
You can use : Photomatix Basic 1.0 ( free )
to convert from .hdr to .exr
03 March 2005, 09:12 AM
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