AccuRender nXt

advanced rendering for AutoCAD

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Release Notes?

Hi all, Getting back into rendering after a couple of years doing other things (also, I have another new House from Hell to model!). My c…

Started by Gene Kim-Eng

0 Sep 27, 2014

replacing unused computer

Gentlemen, I've tried to remove nXt from the computer I am about to reinstall. That is what appears on the screen: Cannot open DCL input…

Started by Maciej

0 Mar 29, 2014

nXt Plant Editor

How about some documentation/instructions on how to use the plant editor (best strategies, etc. as well)? It takes me forever to make a pla…

Started by Garret Diduck

0 Nov 5, 2013

Accurender nxt Manual

Is there a such thing as a manual for accurender nxt?? If so where could i download one from. Thanks Ed

Started by Edward Poland

11 Aug 19, 2013
Reply by Daniel Hargreaves

Wishlist 3dstudio /Vray Material Interpretation

Could we have Accurender read/convert, 3ds/VRay materials(and other formats)  for those of us wishing to buy models from 3rd Party Vendors…

Started by akinlolu olugboji

0 Aug 17, 2013

Request for help with some rendering tip blogs

We often run rendering tip blogs, and would like you to help us make some if you are interested. If you put together a blog with about 4 im…

Started by Albert D Hart

0 Aug 13, 2013

How about an Index for the Reference Manual

How about an Index for a Refernce Manual We worked hard this spring to get our new reference manuals available on Amazon as eBooks and a p…

Started by Albert D Hart

3 Jul 31, 2013
Reply by mike makki

New Videos for nXtRender

Daniel Hargreaves of AccuStudio has agreed to make some videos for new nXtRender users. Those of you who have been using AccuRender and nXt…

Started by Albert D Hart

1 May 26, 2013
Reply by Albert D Hart

Some Documentation Nomenclature

I am working on the new reference manual, but I don't always know what to call things. What should I call these four sections of the Contro…

Started by Albert D Hart

5 May 6, 2013
Reply by Daniel Hargreaves

Lighting Channel Names

Here is an excerpt from the new reference manual on Lighting Channel names. Please let me know if you see anything wrong, or have any sugge…

Started by Albert D Hart

0 May 1, 2013

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Accustudio

I know this is hard to believe, but Accustudio is over 20 years old. It has been quiet for a couple of years now at the site. I'm looking to hand it off to the next generation. Is there anyone interested in working on the site and eventually taking over the ownership of it?See More
Tuesday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion AR Studio texture editing
"Currently only one texture per component and one bump map.  There is a blended material which allows more complex permutations-- most people do texture blending in photoshop. Solid textures refer to the granite/marble/wood procedural…"
Monday
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion AR Studio testing
"Yes, it will be different.  Typing arstudio should be roughly the same operation as "running a quick test render"-- it may be a little slower, and the first time you type it, it will certainly be slower (it was before). …"
Monday
Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion AR Studio texture editing
"A further question: What is a solid texture?"
Nov 28
Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion AR Studio texture editing
"Okay. Another question on textures: In nXt you can layer different textures and bump maps to create a more complex material. For example, the Oak veneer material (image attached) uses two bump maps: one for the grain and one for the flecks. In…"
Nov 28
Peter Milner replied to Peter Milner's discussion AR Studio testing
"It's more that, when putting a render together, I work on the model, run a quick test render, go back to the model to adjust/add things, run a quick test render etc etc. Having to close studio down and then re-open it every time I want to…"
Nov 28
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion AR Studio texture editing
"For AutoCAD I don't think you need to manipulate this-- leaving it alone should work.  It's there for other applications (Rhino, Sketchup, etc.) which permit multiple sets of texture coordinates on the same mesh-- native AutoCAD…"
Nov 27
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion AR Studio testing
"There's an autocad command for tagging objects as lights-- it's called something like arstudiolight-- I'll check. ***** You can start an out-of-process final rendering and close ArStudio down and continue to work without shutting the…"
Nov 27

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