advanced rendering for AutoCAD
I have been testing out the new AutoCAD 2015. I have followed the manual install directions as provided on your download page - typed in _appload and selected the AccuRender nXt_19_64.arx (which is listed as being for AutoCAD 2013-2015) and keep getting:
"accurender nxt_19_64.arx is incompatible with this version of AutoCAD.
AcRxDynamicLinker failed to load 'c:\program files\accurender nxt\accurender nxt_19_64.arx'
C:\Program Files\Autodesk\AutoCAD 2015\acad.exeUnable to load AccuRender nXt_19_64.arx file."
I also have doubled checked my AutoCAD 2014, and Accurender nxt_19_64.arx is the file that it is loading.
Is nXtRender currently not compatible with AutoCAD 2015?
I haven't tested it yet. Normally minor versions work without modification so this is a bit unusual. Second report I've had. I need to get a copy from Autodesk.
Also I forgot to mention, but I am on the trial version right now of 2015 - testing it out first before we use a license on it, not sure if this would make a difference or not.
Looks like AutoCAD 2015 is a major release (release 20). That does break a pattern of 3 minor releases per major release that Autodesk has had in recent years, so I was not anticipating this. Major releases always require arx developers to update their products. It's usually not particularly difficult to do this-- but I didn't have it on the schedule. It is scheduled now and I should be able to get to it early next week. If I don't run into any difficulties it should only take a day or two. It will likely require a current RenderPlus license.
Thank you for the reply. I do have a license that was purchased April 2, 2013 - hopefully this qualifies as a current license.
It may not. Their update subscription is annual I believe turns over in January. I'll need to talk to them. First step is getting one that runs.
I too just installed ACAD 2015 and have the same issue. Are we still on track for a updated release of nxt for this week?
We don't normally answer scheduling or detailed progress questions. We'll let everyone know when there's news-- including if we hit a significant delay (none so far.)
Great! Thanks for the reply.
Thank you for the quick work - the new release is working in 2015. Also, just wanted to note that on the manual loading section of the web page it is showing to load Accurender nxt_19_64.arx for 2015 instead of the Accurender nxt_20_64.arx.
what version number would this be? I bought my license prior to Jan 1 2013 so I would typically download _nXt for AutoCAD - old build - 64 bit - Version: 0318
However this is the version that does not work with autocad 2015. Where is this new release?
It's 337, I believe. A render plus license is required.