AccuRender nXt

advanced rendering for AutoCAD

All Discussions Tagged 'material' (8)

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Velvet Material

Hi, I am wondering if anyone has suggestions to how to create a decent velvet material (its for curtains).

Started by Brittany Watson

0 Nov 5, 2020

materials will not preview in windows 8

I am working with AutoCad architecture.  I downloaded the latest materials library and am able to select materials in nxt and put them in m…

Started by Bridget Gaddis

14 Apr 3, 2015
Reply by Kevin Lockwood

Material Editor

Why does the Stand Alone Material Editor change the scale of mapped materials by the difference between metric and standard (25.4)? The uni…

Started by Garret Diduck

8 Mar 21, 2013
Reply by Garret Diduck

Channel Glass material

Has anyone had any success modeling cast channel glass material? I am working on a project where the architect wants that Steven Holl aesth…

Started by Scott Hand

1 Feb 22, 2013
Reply by George Ioannidis

AutoCAD hatch patterns as procedural materials

(Long time away.) On a project that showcased at least a dozen different brick patterns that needed to be closely controlled for color, the…

Started by Bill Gilliss

5 Nov 21, 2012
Reply by akinlolu olugboji

searching for translucent material settings

Hi, Can anybody help me in finding the settings for a glasslike material, used as balustrade or balcony fence. Actually it is twoo sheets o…

Started by Guido Duba

16 Feb 1, 2012
Reply by Mario Schipflinger

material - file size problem

Hi, sometimes we experience, that material size increase significantly (up to 10 MB), even if we don't use embedded textures. It happens wi…

Started by OndraZ

5 Feb 15, 2011
Reply by Rh-arch

Material Editor Question

I have been trying to figure out why only a few materials (in fact only my user material file) show up when I bring in an old or new AR3 pr…

Started by Dean Caminiti

6 Dec 22, 2010
Reply by Roy Hirshkowitz




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Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Multiple cores
"Sort of-- nXt has a hard-coded max of 32 but you get diminishing returns before than point.  If you go beyond 32 they can sometimes be used, depending on the load.  I guess I would still think of 32 as a practical limit. ArStudio should…"
Peter Milner posted a discussion

Multiple cores

Is there a maximum number of cores that Accurender can utilise?See More
Rich Hart replied to Charles Farmer's discussion AccuRender
"Sorry for the problem you are having getting support. I had replied to your support emails but had not heard respones back from you. Perhaps our support system emails are ending up in your spam filter. I'll resend those emails directly to you,…"
Mar 6
Charles Farmer posted a discussion


Purchased a new subscription to Autodesk. When I logged into Autodesk, it automatically upgraded my version I was using and installed 2021 version. Now my AccuRender NXT does not work nor will it load on 2021 version.I have spent the last 3 weeks trying to get support but I am not receiving anything.I have paid and downloaded the latest version of NXT but it's not working nor is the support working. Having been an NXT CUSTOMER for many years, I am extremely disappointed in the support.Not sure…See More
Mar 6
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Yes, the glass material translated as Refractive automatically."
Dec 23, 2020
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Yeah-- like I mentioned the caustics are accurate but could be annoying.  Things that might alter it include changing the sun angle so it's not striking the chair's metal surfaces so directly, changing the roughness of the chair…"
Dec 23, 2020
Peter Milner replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Here's the latest render using metallic materials. The chrome now looks a lot better. I do feel though that the reflected light on the back wall is too bright."
Dec 23, 2020
Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Roy Hirshkowitz's discussion AccuRender Studio
"Ah-- so that's a function of the material type.  The standard material won't give you a mirror anymore.  You need to change the material to metallic and you should get something more familiar.  Use the Type popdown on the…"
Dec 18, 2020

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