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Old 20-07-2009, 05:45 PM   #1
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Question renderer (mental ray renderman)

So what is the preferred rendering engine? I have read around here that Render-Man is more efficient (if not then please correct me). Is that the only thing that makes it better then mental ray. Or IS it better? I haven't found this in the forums so I thought I would start the thread. If there IS a current thread please add link here and we can close this one.
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It's not the tool, it is how you use it.
You can get great results with either, but Mental Ray is free with maya, and Renderman costs a lot...
I say stick with Mental Ray until you learn what the different settings mean.
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