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Redshift render farm support for 2.6.40

Render4you Redshift render farm support for 2.6.40

Render4you Redshift Render Farm has rolled out an update, bringing its Redshift version up to 2.6.40

Please be aware that all tasks utilizing Redshift release 2 will now be using version 2.6.40. If you require a different version for your specific needs, we are happy to provide you with a custom version.6

Summary of the updates

For Maya:

  • Added the Per Particle Reference attribute to MASH Instancers.
  • Reverted the default reflection end color parameter back to 'Environment.'
  • Improved performance of XGen IGS and Curve Sets when using motion blur.
  • Fixed an issue with the Maya Renderview clearing the region outside the region being rendered when finished.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when unloading the Redshift plugin without XGen loaded on Maya 2016.5 and newer versions.

For Cinema 4D:

  • Added initial support for scene export units through the new Units section of the Integration tab in the Redshift Render Settings.
  • Improved support for the X-Particles xpTrail object, making alternative spline types and subdivision modes work with per-sample color and thickness values.
  • Addressed issues in the Environment and DomeLight shaders where certain parameters related to texture gamma were not effective.
  • Addressed issues related to material renaming and RenderView color scheme inconsistencies.

For Houdini:

  • Added support for Houdini 17.5.229 and dropped support for Houdini 16.5.571.
  • Camera nodes in the scenes now obey the OCIO environment variable settings.
  • Fixed the vignette effect in the PostFX COP2 node.
  • Fixed a bug in the force matte feature related to multi-thread scene extraction.
  • Added support for JSON files from disk as scene-level stylesheets.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when rendering deep files with postfx or denoising features enabled, as they are not compatible.
  • Introduced a new hscript command "Redshift_getProxyDependencies" to get the proxy dependencies from any proxy OBJ node or file.
  • Added support for tetrahedron primitives in the "Tessellate Primitives" feature.

For Katana:

  • Fixed the Redshift shading nodes' ramp type parameter knots reset problem.
  • Addressed a crash that occurred when rendering deep files with postfx or denoising features enabled, as they are not compatible.

General Improvements and Fixes (All):

  • Added a menu option "View > Pixel Sampler Region" to enable/disable the Pixel Sampler Region from displaying in RenderView.
  • Automatically create a default preset file if it doesn't exist.
  • Fixed an issue that caused Snapshots to not load/save images correctly.
  • Fixed a bug with motion blurring color volume grids.
  • Fixed a rare bug that could produce crashes (stack overflow related) during scene processing for specific geometry/instancing topologies.
  • Fixed a bug related to the new 'Environment' Reflection End Color option, which could result in trace-depth-related asserts and knock out the fake reflection after multiple bounces.

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