Octane X for Metal beta release
The Beta is available to current Octane Render subscribers for testing starting today.
“Today OTOY is releasing the first public preview (PR1) of Octane X for macOS Catalina 10.15.6 – completely rebuilt from the ground up using Apple’s Metal Graphics API, and fully optimized for performance on AMD Vega and Navi GPUs across the Mac Pro, iMac Pro, iMac and MacBook Pro product lines.
The public release of Octane X marks a major milestone in OTOY’s ongoing work and years of close collaboration with Apple’s world class graphics and engineering teams in exploring how OTOY’s GPU technologies – including RNDR, Brigade, EmberGenFXand Sculptron – can reach millions of new users through Apple’s Metal API.
Octane X features over a dozen integrated plug-ins for the most popular macOS 3D content creation tools in motion graphics, design, product visualization and VFX – including Maxon Cinema 4D, SideFX Houdini and Autodesk Maya.
Octane X | PR1 is available today for current OctaneRender Studio and Enterprise subscribers. In the coming months, a full commercial version of Octane X, with one year of maintenance, will be made available – for free – to all new users activating Octane X on 2019 or later models of Mac Pro, iMac and MacBook Pro running macOS Big Sur.”
Great!!! Go Metal!