Features

Included Cycles Features

  • Unidirectional path-tracing
  • Physically based materials
  • CUDA-accelerated
    • Includes multi-GPU support
  • Node-based shaders
  • Camera types
    • Perspective
    • Orthographic
    • Panoramic
  • Stereoscopic rendering
    • Side-by-side or anaglyph
  • Progressive or tiled rendering
  • Procedural textures
  • Environment maps
  • Volumetric materials

3ds Max Integration

  • ActiveShade rendering
  • Supports all 2-dimensional Max texmaps
  • Physical Material
  • Physical Sun and Sky
  • Physical Camera
    • Depth-of-field
  • All render options configurable through MAXScript
  • Multi/Sub-Object material
  • Exposure control

Node Graph Editor

  • Create shaders with native Cycles nodes
  • Allows more complexity than Max materials
  • Easily recreate Cycles shaders made in Blender