Maxwell Render

Dec 10, 2014 Maxwell Render V3.1 Early Build Available Free

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Maxwell Render V3.1 Early Build Available Free

Maxwell Render V3.1

The Maxwell Render V3.1 early build is now available now for testing!  Full release will be within the next few weeks.  This update is free for V3 customers.

To access the early build area (NEW this year for Maxwell customers) you must be signed into the forum first, then go to www.maxwellrender.com/betas.

What’s new in V3.1?

  • Spotlight emitters to mimic spotlights on your usual 3D platform (and translate them to Maxwell emitters) – hooray!
  • Extra sampling allows you to select masked areas and render them to a higher SL than the rest of the scene – a great time saver!
  • OpenVDB support
  • And more…

Find out about these features and more in today’s live webinar.

Maxwell Render Promo

Don’t Forget, the Maxwell Render 25% off sale ends in just 9 days on December 19.

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Aug 12, 2014 Maxwell Render Client Reel

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Maxwell Render Client Reel

Maxwell Render Client Reel

The folks at Nextlimit Technologies have released the latest Maxwell Render reel with some really amazing looking work.  I would highly recommend giving it a look and considering Maxwell as your renderer of choice.

WHAT IS MAXWELL RENDER?

Maxwell Render is a standalone render engine for making perfect images, films and animations from 3D models. It is the complete solution for anyone who demands immaculate results on a deadline.

Also, don’t miss the Maxwell Render & formZ bundle promo that we are running through August 31. Get both of these amazing programs at 30% off!

Maxwell Render and formZ Promo

Jun 11, 2014 Maxwell Render in VFX & Animation

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Maxwell Render in VFX & Animation

Who’s using Maxwell Render in VFX and Animation you ask? More and more companies everyday.  Check out the videos below showcasing how companies are integrating Maxwell Render into their projects.

May 7, 2014 Maxwell Render V3 for SketchUp 2014 Released

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Maxwell Render V3 for SketchUp 2014 Released

NEW updated Maxwell V3 plugins for SketchUp just released…now with added support for SketchUp 2014

Maxwell for SketchUp is a plugin which has been expressly designed for rendering in SketchUp. It brings you advanced, Maxwell Render technology in a simple, self-contained package.

Maxwell for SketchUp has the render engine built-in, so no other applications or programs are needed. And you don’t need to export your scenes anywhere, it all happens from the comfort of your SketchUp interface!

Maxwell for SketchUp is for any SketchUp user who wants to visualize their 3D models easily with high quality, photorealistic images. So it’s perfect for design, architectural and engineering visualization.

Maxwell for Sketchup is perfect for artists, architects, designers and freelancers working on their own.

With the licensed version, you can enjoy full HD resolution (1920×1080), both draft and production render engines, and a license which you can install on both your workstation and your laptop.

Feb 4, 2014 Chaos Group Ships V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max

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Chaos Group Ships V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max

Chaos Group V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max has been released.
This release marks the next step in V-Ray’s overall development, introducing widely acclaimed new features and improvements.
V-Ray 3.0 is the most complete lighting, shading and rendering toolkit, delivering a powerful new set of features focused on artist productivity and modern CG workflows.

V-Ray 3.0 offers a number of additional workflow shortcuts, technical advances and support for open sources technologies. These include:

  • Render Mask – Users can define render regions using an object selection or image mask
  • Reflection/ Refraction Trace Sets – Provides more direct control in choosing whether reflections and refractions are visible in objects
  • Max Ray Intensity – Will easily fix artifacts from over-bright sources
  • Probabilistic Lights – Increases the speed of scenes with a high number of lights
  • V-Ray RT GPU – Improved with support for Render Elements
  • V-Ray Frame Buffer – Improved with added color correction controls
  • Open Source Technologies
    o Alembic integration with support for hair and particles
    o Deep Data output support including OpenEXR 2.0
    o Ptex object-space vector displacement support
    o Open Shading Language (OSL) support for programmable shaders
    o OpenColorIO support for advanced color management

For the complete list of new features, please visit V-Ray.com, the new home for the V-Ray community.

Jan 14, 2014 Webinar – Stay Creative with Maxwell Render V3

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Webinar - Stay Creative with Maxwell Render V3

Stay creative with Maxwell Render V3 – a truly unrivaled rendering experience.

Maxwell Render is the go-to rendering solution for
quick and easy scene setups and the highest quality, photorealistic results in the shortest amount of time.

Released in December,
Maxwell Render V3 has come with major new features and workflow improvements for animation/VFX users. After listening to feedback from the industry, development for V3 focused a great deal on this community which continuously inspires us by daring to break the boundaries of creativity.

Join Maxwell Render expert, Mihai Iliuta, in a walk-through of these celebrated advancements and how you can incorporate/improve the use of Maxwell Render in your pipeline.

So if you’re using any of the top 3D applications (Maya, CINEMA 4D, Softimage, MODO, Houdini, NUKE, 3ds Max, After Effects, LightWave or our other supported applications…) join us to take a look at what Maxwell Render V3 has to offer you.

Mihai Iliuta has been a dedicated Maxwell Render user since the very first alpha releases in 2004. For the last few years he has been working for Next Limit Technologies providing technical support and overseeing the beta testing of Maxwell Render releases.

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Maxwell Render V3 preview:
http://www.maxwellrender.com/V3

Maxwell Render V3 in animation/VFX: http://www.maxwellrender.com/index.php/industries/vfx

Download the Maxwell Render V3 demo: http://www.maxwellrender.com/try/suite

Maxwell Render Client Reel 2013: http://vimeo.com/71881064

Dec 4, 2013 Maxwell Render V3 Now Available!

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Maxwell Render V3 Now Available!

Maxwell Render V3 is here!    

After months of anticipation, Next Limit is delighted to announce the release of Maxwell Render V3!

What’s included?

This is the our most complete version of Maxwell ever, and brings with it more than 30 new features, enhancements and optimizations – giving you those amazing Maxwell results with an even quicker and easier workflow.

Check out the Maxwell Render new features

See full release notes 

How do I upgrade?

For V3, you can now choose from different license types, depending on your needs and your budget:

Maxwell Render Suite V3 Floating (now includes 10 rendernodes!)

Maxwell Render Suite V3 Node-locked

We also have discounted volume packs!

Full details about upgrading 

What else is new?

For V3 we have a new licensing system, and have integrated RLM license management. So, for anyone using our floating license products in a network, this means a simpler and more robust way to manage your licenses – using a central license manager. And for anyone using our node-locked licenses, this reliable and fail-safe system should ensure easy license validation in just a couple of clicks.

Shop Maxwell Render v3 here

 

Jul 15, 2013 Next Limit RealFlow 2013 Update

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Next Limit RealFlow 2013 Update

Next Limit RealFlow 2013 gets a patch update.

Download is available on the Next Limit RealFlow Customer Gateway.

Release Notes (7.0.1.0131)

Jul 12, 2013 SIGGRAPH 2013 Parties and Special Events

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SIGGRAPH 2013 Parties and Special Events

SIGGRAPH 2013 is almost here and so are the special industry parties and events.

Below is the list of happenings.

The Foundry Meet-Up @ SIGGRAPH 2013
Date: Monday, 22 July
Time: 7pm till end
Where: Rose Terrace at The House of Blues, Anaheim, 1530 Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA 92802
Register Now

Autodesk User Group in Anaheim, CA
Date: Tuesday, 23 July
Time: Registration: 6pm – 7pm
Where: City National Grove of Anaheim 2200 East Katella Avenue Anaheim, CA 92806 USA
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Chaos Group to Preview V-Ray 3.0 for 3ds Max at SIGGRAPH 2013
Date: Wednesday, 24 July
Time: 11.30 – 12. 00 pm & 3.30 – 4.00 pm
Where: SIGGRAPH show floor – BOOTH 110

Luxology MODO User Group @ SIGGRAPH 2013
Date: Wednesday, 24 July
Time: 6.45pm – 9.00pm
Where: Doubletree Suites by The Hilton, Tuscany Ballroom DE, 2085 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802
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Next Limit SIGGRAPH 2013 Party
Date: Wednesday, 24 July
Time: 6.30 – 9.00 p.m.
Where: Bar Louie, 321 W Katella Ave Suite #212, Anaheim, CA 92802
Register Now: RSVP Required contact Motion Media

NVIDIA LIMELIGHT – Maxon, Cebas and more..
Date: Wednesday, 24 July
Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: Anaheim Marriott, Platinum 5 Ballroom
Register Now: Usually at Event

Chaos Group V-Ray User Event, Los Angeles
Date: Friday, 26 July
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Registration, 7:00 – 9:00 pm – Presentations
Where: The Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Los Angeles, CA
Register Now

Jun 10, 2013 RealFlow 2013 Release Spree Final Promo!

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RealFlow 2013 Release Spree Final Promo!

NextLimit is celebrating the launch of RealFlow 2013 and their 15 Year Anniversary with a crazy 15 day promotion!

Today’s RealFlow 2013 Release Spree Promo:
50% off ALL NEW RealFlow products! Yup – that’s right!

To round off the RealFlow Release Spree celelbration, NextLimit brings us this final gem: 50% off ALL RealFlow products!

To purchase this Deal click here.

Or

Contact  Motion Media at (310) 450-4000

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Motion Media’s March Madness Challenge is Back!
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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R18 – New Features
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Maxon announced the release of Cinema 4D R18 today at Siggraph in Anaheim. After watching some of the demos and reading a bit about it, the new features look pretty great. Take a look at the press release below from Maxon, and check out this Promo to find out how you can get a free copy of Cinema 4D R18.

iToo Software Call for Submissions!
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iToo software is looking for submissions for their showreel for 2016. If you have any Archviz, Animation, VFX or other shots you’d like included, get in touch with them today.

Autodesk Subscription Changes Coming Soon.
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Motion Media Does Art Walk
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Last Thursday the Seattle Motion Media Project space launched at the Seattle Pioneer Square Art Walk with a soft opening. The Motion Media Project space featured the work of visual artist, Robbie Schroeder.

Webinar: Network Attached Storage for Creative Workflows
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Motion Media Presents Robbie Schroeder!
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On April 2nd, Motion Media Project presents the work of Seattle artist, Robbie Schroeder. Join us at our Seattle, Pioneer Square gallery space for the April 2nd Pioneer Square Art Walk.

Motion Media’s Top 8 GDC Picks
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Motion Media attended the GDC 2015 last week. We went, we saw, we conquered. Now we are catching up on our sleep. Check out out top 8 picks for the most exciting attractions featured at the convention hall.

Join the Motion Media Madness Bracket Challenge!
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Deadline 9 Now Available
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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R18 – New Features
Jul 25, 2016 | No Comments | Read more →

Maxon announced the release of Cinema 4D R18 today at Siggraph in Anaheim. After watching some of the demos and reading a bit about it, the new features look pretty great. Take a look at the press release below from Maxon, and check out this Promo to find out how you can get a free copy of Cinema 4D R18.

V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit Has Been Released
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V-Ray Beta 3 for Revit is now ready! Beta 3 runs noticeably faster — up to 30% faster. We’ve also refined the interface, improved interactive rendering and added support for Revit 2017.



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