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ArchiCad+Texture v Maxwell

Anonymous
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Hi,
using ArchiCad/CineRender + good quality texture library could result good image near something like maxwell output?
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Steve Jepson
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ArchiCAD 25 5010 USA - Windows 10 Pro 64x - Dell 7720 64 GB 2400MHz ECC - Xeon E3 1535M v6 4.20GHz - (2) 1TB M.2 PCIe Class 50 SSD's - 17.3" UHD IPS (3840x2160) - Nvidia Quadro P5000 16GB GDDR5 - Maxwell Studio/Render 5.2.1.49- Multilight 2 - Adobe Acrobat Pro

I don't think the cinerender physical renderer will be on par with a dedicated engine like maxwell, however: there are a lot of cinema 4d tutorials you can find to get you along, the preview is quick to give a good indication of materials/colour, it works fine for still images and there is no extra cost for getting a seperate engine.

Also kind of depends on your platform. MAC is kind of limited to high end CPU rendering, I'd say, whereas GPU rendering seems quite popular for windows machines.
Erwin Edel, Project Lead, Leloup Architecten
www.leloup.nl

ArchiCAD 9-24 NED FULL
Windows 10 Pro
Adobe Design Premium CS5

runxel
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I think actually the biggest disadvantage is the missing possibility to output channels.
But still, Maxwell is an unbiased renderer and treated properly it will produce pictures with the highest quality.
AC 24 [ger] | Win 10 | Developer of the GDL plugin for Sublime Text |
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