View Full Version : How to install a Mentalray custom shader

Big Piece of Chunk
05 May 2009, 12:13 PM
hello I downloaded the Ctrl_occlusion shader from the Mymentalray website and Im just wondering how to install custom shaders into Maya/MR ..
Shoulld you put the file into a specifik fodler if so which folder and what file (.extenstion) shoulld I use ..

THis question is more a general one on how custom shaders work and not so consentrated on the specifik ctrl_occlussion shader..


05 May 2009, 02:58 PM
Just go to "Window -> Rendering Editors -> mental ray -> shader manager" and browse the file. That should be all you need to do.

05 May 2009, 03:09 PM
I wrote a brief guide on my blog - here ( - about half way down the page. It's for maya2008, but should still work with 2009.
-- David

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