Interfacing RenderMan with the top VFX and animation applications
RenderMan Bridge Tools
Seamless 3D app integration
The various RenderMan bridge tools let you interface seamlessly with your 3D application of choice, giving you new creative possibilities
Created for the Leading VFX and Animation Tools
The interface for your favorite 3D application has been redesigned so you can focus more on the creative process.
Made for Creatives
From the biggest studios in the world to the single artist, each RenderMan bridge tool is made with artists in mind, giving your creative ambitions direct access to Pixar’s toolbox.
RenderMan Art Challenge
RenderMan is used on the most ambitious animation and VFX in the world, and can also be used by a single artist or small studio. Just check out the amazing work done by single artists on our “Everything and the Kitchen Sink” Art Challenge.
Outstanding Features, Performance, and Price – It’s a great time to see what RenderMan can do for your creative vision.
RenderMan bridge tools are used and tested by the biggest VFX and animation studios in the world.
Fine Tuned and Battle Tested
RenderMan Bridge Tools are custom made for every application and made in collaboration with the application’s developers, making the most efficient use of the applications interface.
They are used to create some of the most ambitious VFX and animation shots in the business, creating an ecosystem for incredibly demanding app development, which leads to cutting edge technology and stability depended upon by the biggest blockbusters.
RenderMan DCC Plugin
RenderMan is built specifically for every plugin to take advantage of the application’s maximum potential
RenderMan Pro Server
RenderMan Pro Server crunches the data generated by your application plugin and renders the image.
Expand the limits of your workstation or render farm with several cloud rendering solutions, which provide RenderMan with extraordinary burst capacity.
“This was my first serious project using Renderman, and I confess that I was surprised at how easy and powerful it was…amazing piece of software.”
-Paulo Duarte – Art Challenge Finalist
RenderMan Bridge Tools are available for all apps in their native OS
- Seamless Integration
- Pixar Surface Material
- Interactive Shading and Lighting
- Plugin Support (Shave and Haircut, Yeti, Golaem, Realflow…)
- Native Image Checkpointing
- Rib Archives
- Advanced Pixar Patterns
- Streamlined installation
- Dynamic Shader Binding
- Major user interface enhancements
- Easy AOVs and LPEs for compositing
- Easy Deep Data output
- Precompiled and fast shading
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|Unlimited Multi-Threaded Rendering||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Support for Multiple Integrators||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Advanced Denoising Technology||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Interactive Shading and Lighting||✅||❌||✅||✅|
|Image Based Lighting||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Ray Traced Subsurface Scattering||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Ray Traced Caustics||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Pixar Surface Material System||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Open VDB Support||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Secondary Passes (AOV – LPE)||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Fur and Hair||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Maya Paint FX||✅||❌||❌||❌|
|Native Curve Rendering||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Native NURBS Rendering||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Advanced Pixar Patterns||✅||✅||✅||✅|
|Dynamic Shader Binding||✅||❌||❌||❌|
|Ri for MEL||✅||❌||❌||❌|
|External Plugin Support (Yeti, Golaem, Realflow…)||✅||✅||✅||✅|