It turned out that the Support folder had been left out in the latest 64 bit nXtRender install, so the nXt material Editor was not showing the sample rendered image correctly.We posted a new install…Continue
"To test all this, first I uninstalled the thumbnail program.
To do that, I just typed in (in an Administrator command window):
cd c:\Program files\AccuRender nxt
then I used the /u switch to uninstall, as below::
regsvr32 /u armatthumb64.dll
"It looks like you have a license that will allow you to load a newer version than that. The llicense that I see that you were last using was purchased March 29, 2019.
Here are the direct links to the SG13 version posted in July 2019:
"I see that if I turn the soffit layer off, that those can lights on the right are working. So I assume the soffit is blocking the light.
Unfortunately, I'm not able to try moving the can lights down for some reason.
I can try looking into this…"
"Unfortunately, the model was still just too large for my machine. After about 15 minutes I had to turn off the computer so that I could do something else while it was rendering..
Could you give me any idea of where the lights are that don't…"
"Can you send us a model where this is happening, to see if we can duplicate it here?
As small a model as possible would be appreciated.
You can use this link to send it to us:
"There is a bug in the logic to find the version with the closest date to your license number that occasionally finds the farm install instead.
You should be able to simply download the install the NK21 or the OA30 version from the link I posted…"
"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…"
"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…"
"You can see from these two images that there is definitely something wrong with reflective surfaces.
It appears the light is being reflected, but not objects or textures.
In the nXt version (top image), the carpet texture is being reflected in the…"
"It's interesting-- overall the quality of this interior is very high for that short amount of processing, and may be acceptable for certain scenes. In this one, however, there are some reflective caustics that are taking longer to…"
"ARDECAL now works.
Here's the image after 10 minutes of rendering.
I do have a slight concern that reflective surfaces seem rather dull.
This is particularly evident on the end frame of the desk and the base of the chair."