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09-07-2004, 05:21 AM
Is there anyway to produce mental ray-like images whithout using the program? I would like to produce that same quality and photorealism without buying the expensive program. any tutorials or ideas are welcome. I know that going around mental ray will require lots of time.
09-07-2004, 05:38 AM
If you have Maya 5 or 6, Mental Ray comes free with Maya! And for Maya 4.5 you can download it as a free plugin.
You only need to buy it if you want to do network rendering.
09-07-2004, 06:13 AM
if you want photorealistic quality to rival mental ray, you could always get prman, but thats gonna cost you.
01-19-2006, 05:00 AM
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