View Full Version : can i turn off particle's mental ray function?

06 June 2009, 12:35 PM
i have a complex scenes , a scenes with complex model and a particle smoke
with pc cloud material , once i use mental ray physical sky effect , the render time
will get very long , if i use software render the time will get very shourt .

can i turn off the particle's mental ray function just use software rendering
but all other models and object must ues mental ray rendering ..

06 June 2009, 02:23 PM
Yes. Split into different passes.

06 June 2009, 02:39 PM
if render in different pass , how about the shadows
i mean the particle will cast shadow on the ground surface
i do not want particle render with mental ray but the ground surface have to render with mental ray

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