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Renderplus is running all of the AccuRender platforms now. McNeel still has Flamingo which is the Rhino plugin. Shouldn't be much confusion anymore. These guys are very customer oriented so they should be able to help. If you don't get a satisfactory answer let me know-- I'll talk to them.
I can't really do anything about the ADT/ACA approach to materials. It's Autodesk that makes this difficult, not me.
The bottom of this page explains how to assign nXt materials to ACA (ADT) components. If it's still not working create a forum post and we'll deal with it. Lots of people have made this method work successfully.
"I'm still mulling that one over. I took it out because it's very confusing to people about when to use mapping or when to use a local transform in the material-- and how the two interact. I can put a rotation back in pretty…"
"I forgot to mention window glass properties that will negatively impact performance--
Not using the Thin checkbox and modeling glass
Using a bump map of any kind
Using surface roughness
It's fine to do all of the above when you need to. …"
I can certainly add passes as a constraint. I did this to keep it consistent with the cloud stuff, where I won't be adding passes since everyone is billed by time. Passes, BTW, are called Samples per Pixel in the Image…"