MachStudio Pro Adds Support for Pixar RenderMan

StudioGPU announced today its MachStudio Pro non-linear real-time 3D workflow and rendering software will soon offer support for Pixar RenderMan. StudioGPU is working closely with Pixar to build a completely open path from MachStudio Pro to RenderMan, offering real-time high-quality render previews in MachStudio Pro that can be offlined wholly or in part to RenderMan for final rendering at the highest quality possible.

With a direct path to RenderMan, MachStudio Pro artists can choose between the software’s fast high-quality built-in GPU renderer to produce previews or view final results, or use the quality of the CPU-driven RenderMan renderer to create beauty shots and/or specific render passes. Artists also have the flexibility to use the MachStudio Pro and the RenderMan render engines simultaneously, combining the different passes from the two robust render engines to create almost any desired look.

You can visit StudioGPU in the AMD Booth (# 301) during SIGGRAPH 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, July 27-29 to see the real-time non-linear workflow benefits of MachStudio Pro working with Pixar RenderMan on the latest ATI FireProTM 3D workstation graphics accelerators.

MachStudio Pro is real-time non-linear 3D shot finaling and compositing software that harnesses the power of today’s massively parallel processing units in off-the-shelf professional graphics accelerators, changing the equation of time versus quality in the production pipeline. Frames that typically take hours to render can now be rendered in seconds and sub-seconds.