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How many CPU cores are used by the iray renderer?
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How many CPU cores are used by the iray renderer?

Posted yesterday by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

Some background information on the number of CPU cores that are used when also using the GPU.

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MAXScript: Making sure scenematerials array is up to date
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MAXScript: Making sure scenematerials array is up to date

Posted 4 days ago by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

A small tip to ensure that the scenematerials array is up to date in case you've deleted materials from the scene.

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Maya Mondays - change Deformer order
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Maya Mondays - change Deformer order

Posted last week by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Education ,

A quick example of how to change your deformer evaluation in Maya

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Backburner error "Could not find the specified file in DefaultSettingsParser::parse() ;"
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Backburner error "Could not find the specified file in DefaultSettingsParser::parse() ;"

Posted 14 November 2014 11:21 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

How to fix the 3ds Max installs on your render machines to prevent this error from happening

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Fixing missing Evolver data errors
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Fixing missing Evolver data errors

Posted 7 November 2014 10:00 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Because without Evolver data the Populate feature won't be functional.

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UPDATE! Tweetorials six weeks in... what else would you like to see?
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UPDATE! Tweetorials six weeks in... what else would you like to see?

Posted 30 October 2014 6:53 pm by chrismmurray on Pinning the Stack

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

This is summary of the past six tweetorials and a call for comments to use as source ideas for new ones!

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Join US! for M&E DevDay events in multiple locations!
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Join US! for M&E DevDay events in multiple locations!

Posted 29 October 2014 9:59 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

Hey, we have the M&E DevDay events coming up soon on several dates. You are invited to register for our annual FREE OF CHARGE Media and Entertainment DevDay events taking place before AU on December 1st in Las Vegas. Plus we have three dates in January to choose from in China and Japan.

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Online help redirecting to Feedback community issue resolved
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Online help redirecting to Feedback community issue resolved

Posted 27 October 2014 8:31 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

At the end of last week the online help was redirecting to the Feedback communities, this issue has now been resolved.

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Speeding up mesh operations in 3ds Max
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Speeding up mesh operations in 3ds Max

Posted 22 October 2014 12:00 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

Some mesh operations can take longer in 3ds Max 2014 and later, here is a quick solution

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Autodesk Screencast of UV Unwrapping in Maya 2015 for Beginners
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Autodesk Screencast of UV Unwrapping in Maya 2015 for Beginners

Posted 22 October 2014 9:40 am by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Maya LT , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization , Education ,

Here's a good looking beginner tutorial on UV Unwrapping in Maya 2015 using Autodesk Screencast

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