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Access denied error when editing the max.rayhost from within 3ds Max - revisited
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Access denied error when editing the max.rayhost from within 3ds Max - revisited

Posted 2 July 2013 9:47 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

This time with a working environment setting!

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MatchMover crash with Automatic Tracking
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MatchMover crash with Automatic Tracking

Posted 4 June 2013 6:05 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

MatchMover crashes when you attempt to use Automatic Tracking

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Windows crash during license authorization of Autodesk 2014 products
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Windows crash during license authorization of Autodesk 2014 products

Posted 4 June 2013 8:51 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

Interesting post on the Up and Ready blog that explains how to resolve this issue.

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Populate High Res Skin
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Populate High Res Skin

Posted 3 June 2013 2:20 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

In order to use the High Res Skin option you need to install some additional data.

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Iray samplers
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Iray samplers

Posted 31 May 2013 10:35 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

When to use one or both of them, a nice blog post on the iray dev blog.

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Caddies: love them or ...
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Caddies: love them or ...

Posted 22 May 2013 10:41 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

Some artist really like caddies others don't, if you're in the second group you can now disable them in 3ds Max 2014.

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Interesting post by Master Zap on the mental ray thread priority in 3ds Max 2014
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Interesting post by Master Zap on the mental ray thread priority in 3ds Max 2014

Posted 13 May 2013 9:05 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

The post describes the change in default mental ray thread priority and how to change this for rendering and Backburner rendering.

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Slow Trackview
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Slow Trackview

Posted 10 April 2013 7:51 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

Sometimes caused by excessive numbers of tracks that you don't want in your scenes. Like lots of note tracks, lots of retimers etc.

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Access denied error when editing the max.rayhost from within 3ds Max
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Access denied error when editing the max.rayhost from within 3ds Max

Posted 18 February 2013 3:31 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

Three approaches on how to work around that error.

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Configuring whether your nVidia Quadro is used for iray rendering
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Configuring whether your nVidia Quadro is used for iray rendering

Posted 5 February 2013 2:34 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games ,

If you're lucky enough to have one or more Tesla cards on top of your Quadro card ... read on!

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