Radeon ProRender plug-in for Autodesk 3ds Max Release Notes

Article Number: RN-WIN-PRORENDER-3DS_MAX-ADD_IN

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Create Stunningly Photorealistic Images

Radeon™ ProRender is a powerful physically-based rendering engine that enables creative professionals to produce stunningly photorealistic images. Built on highly efficient, high-performance Radeon™ Rays technology, Radeon™ ProRender's complete, scalable ray tracing engine uses open industry standards to harness GPU and CPU performance for swift, impressive results.

This Radeon™ ProRender plug-in for Autodesk® 3ds Max® is a feature rich solution which enables the user to render high quality images of their models.  With this tool, users can render and then perform a host of post image processes.  These include:

    • ActiveShade Viewport Integration
    • Exposure Controls (Linear, Logarithmic, MR Photographic, Physical)
    • Tonemapping (Linear, Reinhard)
    • Depth of Field
    • Virtual Reality Camera Support
    • Materials support, including most standard 3DS Max maps and Radeon ProRender maps
    • Material browser thumbnails for interactive previews
    • Advanced lighting features

Below is a summary of fixed and known issues for the Radeon™ ProRender plug-in for Autodesk® 3ds Max®​.

Fixed Issues

    • ​This is the initial release note document.  No previous issues have been reported.

Known Issues

    • Observation of lights not working when they have been mirrored or negative scaled
    • Transparent and refractive material are not supporting the background backplate
    • Incorrect Fresnel reflection colors have been observed with Uber and Corona materials
    • Deficiencies have been observed with physical material anisotropy
    • User may be unable to disable shadow catcher for ground and ground may not be working in some instances
    • Volume material may crash when assigned to mesh
    • Crash has been observed when adjusting tone map
    • Black edges have been observed with refraction
    • Instances observed where refraction only goes through ha single layer of double glazing or double walled glass objects
    • Observation with transmap where spec and gloss are seen despite being disabled

AMD Issue Reporting Form

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