AccuRender nXt

advanced rendering for AutoCAD

Is this tool working?

I just tried it on several legacy libraries with no success. The rare occasion when I think it did work, it looks like it skips bump maps. Also get this error every time

Views: 183

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Clearly a bug.  Appears to be working here-- I'll pass it on to Renderplus.

I get the error in the R20 64 bit  version, AutoCAD 2015.
I'll see if I can figure out what the cause is.

Still works in the R19, AutoCAD 2013, version.

I posted a new version with a fix for the error being thrown by the Legacy Material Converter in AutoCAD 2015, version 0348-OA08.

http://nxtrender.com/download/?utm_medium=download_tab

If you are still having trouble with bump maps being skipped, I will need to get a sample .mlib file from you and some steps on what to look for.

It's working fine now. Thanks!

AR4 had a method of selecting images (multiple), right click and "convert to material", all from explorer, stand alone from AutoCad. Any chance of bringing that back? Maybe a set of nXt tools (materials, convert to HDRI...)

Stop!

When it converts the old material mlib it deletes the original files used (jpg/png...)

Its taken several directories of my textures before I found this.

I don't suppose you have a converter to pull embedded files out? :-/

The coverter should not delete anything.  All original material libs and maps are only read, never written or deleted.  The maps should still be in their original locations. This is a major bug if it's actually happening.

The converted materials probably do have embedded maps, though. There's no official, supported, way to extract these. 

I didn't "test" this too much, but the one I "saw" happen was a series of 5 milbs and its material maps in a single folder. I only caught this because I had the folder with the materials and mlib open and watched the file count drop from 152 files to 119 after running 2 mlibs.

Another folder had a set of converted files, but all the .ARmaterials where blank white. This is a set I ran twice. Second time, the maps were gone.

I hate to say it, but it did work fine on a couple other libraries.

It may be writing some temporary files-- I can check the code-- but deleting input stuff doesn't make any sense and it's very unlikely that it's something I did.  Usually those files are opened in a way that doesn't permit deleting.  Nothing's impossible, though.

The converter has never been perfect.  For example, tga's are not used and must be converted to a different format.  I can try out any libs that you're having trouble with.  I will need the map files as well.

I tested it again at work. Used the same directory and mlib and the same thing happened. Here's a shot of the files disappearing...

I have the directory zipped up. files/folders/mlibs. 7.8mb

where do I send it?

I also searched for missing files. They weren't moved. Search found nothing but my backup zip.

That's not good.  Try here:

http://www.rhino3d.com/upload

Use roy@mcneel.com as the recipient.

RSS

Search

Translate

Latest Activity

Roy Hirshkowitz replied to Peter Milner's discussion Reflected background brightness
"Almost certainly.  A fix may be difficult at this point.  The code has not been touched in years."
23 hours ago
Peter Milner posted a discussion

Reflected background brightness

In Accurender I can turn up the brightness of the reflected background, but when I send the same render to the farm, it renders as the default brightness.Possibly an oversight or a bug?See More
yesterday
Alfons Akamp posted a discussion

Accurender für Bricscad

Es gab vor einiger Zeit mal eine Version Accurender nxt für Bricscad.Wird es das in Zukunft wieder geben z.B. für Bricscad 19 oder 20??Wäre super, denn dann könnte ich meine 3D Modelle die ich mit Accurender rendere auch mit Bricscad rendern.See More
Aug 15
Kevin Lockwood replied to Nutan Desai's discussion Old Plants
"Hey, Guess what I found. Plants! There are 3 install EXE files zipped. I assume this comes with all the textures and maps. ar3_plant1.zip ar3_plant2.zip ar3_plant3.zip"
Aug 13
Peter Milner posted a discussion

Comotion

Any update on Comotion, animating objects and greater camera control?See More
Jul 29
George Ioannidis commented on Chris Fox's photo
Thumbnail

Condo Inteior

"Sweet! Great job Chris! Some curtains would be nice there, but hey, great view to the outside, so why to hide it anyway hahaha :)"
Jul 15
Chris Fox posted photos
Jul 10
Nutan Desai posted a discussion

Old Plants

To, Anyonewill you please send me AR3/4 Plant Library and material old versionI badly need old plants of previous AccurendersSee More
Jul 9

© 2019   Header image courtesy Peter Milner   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service