Join Steve Nelle for an in-depth discussion in this video Exploring Mental Ray's Render Frame Window improvements, part of 3ds Max 2010 New Features.
The Mental Ray Rendered Frame Window has gone through a little face-lift since…Max 2009. For example, both the Render button and the Production Iterative…switch have moved south to the lower part of the dialog to join the other…Mental Ray specific controls.…You will also be happy to know that the lower panel has added a new set of…global tuning sliders, that serve as a way to temporarily override the final…render settings. When you are simply looking to take a quick test render at…maybe less than final quality output.…The Slider Controls are also particularly handy when fine-tuning both Mental…Rays, Arch & Design and Pro Materials. In Max 2009, you would have to…painstakingly go back and forth through various dialogs, to get what now can…all be controlled in a single on screen window.…
Each slider also offers a quick tool tip that enables a quick understanding of…its purpose and application. So there is a little less guessing now when making your adjustments.…Now, as with most settings in Mental Ray, when making your adjustments, be sure…
- Using the Application button and QuickAccess toolbar
- Understanding the Viewport changes and shading enhancements
- Understanding and customizing the Modeling Ribbon
- Managing materials with the new Material Explorer
- Exploring improvements to the Mental Ray Render Frame window
- Adding multiple soundtracks using ProSound
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Working with the New Interface
Understanding the interface1m 41s
2. Scene Management Tools
3. Viewport Changes and Enhancements
4. Modeling Improvements
6. Other New Stuff
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