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OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby BK » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:49 am

BK Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:49 am
Dear Octane community,

OTOY® is very proud to announce the availability of a new free version of OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - with free new tier!



The world's fastest and most feature-rich unbiased Octane render engine 2019.1 - RC3 that integrates completely with Blender 2.80 RC3.

This is the first release of OctaneRender™ for Blender® 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - available for the first time on Octane's new free tier!

As with all experimental builds, please do not use this for production purposes.

We can't guarantee that scenes saved with this version will be compatible in future releases, and we anticipate there being several maintenance releases.
In the meantime, we look forward to your feedback on this release.

At this point, we have not yet hit feature lock yet as there are a few more things left to finalize for Octane 2019 stable.


More OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 Videos

Tutorial here

You can read about new features of OctaneRender™ 2019.1.RC3 here:

viewtopic.php?f=33&t=72219


Known issues:
- Octane Livedb is not yet supported
- Incorrect motion blur since it is still under development. We plan to get these two issues fixed as soon as Blender 2.80 announce stable.


The installation consists from two parts:

1. OctaneRender™ Server
2. Blender - OctaneRender™ edition.

- You will need to create an OTOY account in order to download. Please follow these steps here
- Extract the file using 7zip here
- Run the OctaneServe.exe from the Server_Prime folder. Right-click on OctaneServer from the tray icons to Exit the application.
- Now, run Blender.exe from the Client folder. You can start rendering inside Blender viewport (or open a rendered view).
- If the Octane is not listed in the Render Engine drop-down then go to Edit>Preferences>Add-ons to load Octane Render Engine


Download Octane 2019 for Blender 2.8 Windows (free tier)

OctaneRender™ for Blender® 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - with free new tier!

For faster troubleshooting, please provide as much information as possible. Please include:

  • Your Hardware specifications (unless they are included in your signature)
  • A clear description of the issue you have found
  • Steps that you took to trigger this bug, so that we can reproduce it (ideally, please also provide screenshots. If possible, files for testing would also be appreciated).
  • Whenever possible, please confirm that this issue is only happening in the plugin, and not also in the Standalone Edition (if the bug occurs in both, it is likely that this issue should be reported in the OctaneRender Standalone section of the Forums).


Happy GPU Rendering !!

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OTOY
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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby J.C » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:04 pm

J.C Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:04 pm
Are you planning to release Linux and OSX version too?
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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby schenini » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:43 pm

schenini Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:43 pm
Hallo.
Could you make a tutorial about the installation. Maybe because I am not the sharpest knife, but I can not install the program, even following the steps. Once the server is running, not installation is opening. The blender.exe that I open from the client does not have Octane in it. Chances are I am doing something wrong, therefore a tutorial would be great. For me, and for those in the struggle too.
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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby alperenozgur » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:56 pm

alperenozgur Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:56 pm
Thanks for awesome news! But usage is very unconvenient. There will be proper plug-in version like c4d when Blender 2.8 releases i hope?
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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby eisklotz » Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:58 pm

eisklotz Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:58 pm
I have a GeForce 970 and a 1070 but they are not available. Why?

EDIT:
I got it. Had to go to the Octane preferences and activate my GPU.
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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby alperenozgur » Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:42 pm

alperenozgur Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:42 pm
please update the documentation asap. all i get is ALL WHITE RENDER. "World" Section doesnt work. I cant find any "output" nodes for materials or anything.
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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby azen » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:43 pm

azen Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:43 pm
alperenozgur wrote:Thanks for awesome news! But usage is very unconvenient. There will be proper plug-in version like c4d when Blender 2.8 releases i hope?


For now, this is still an experimental build. We aim to address all major reported issues by the time we release our first Stable Build.

If there are any specific issues that you would like to see addressed, feedback would be appreciated.


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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby azen » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:46 pm

azen Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:46 pm
eisklotz wrote:I have a GeForce 970 and a 1070 but they are not available. Why?


Hello eisklotz,

Could you confirm whether you have OctaneRender Engine enabled in your User Preferences? You will find it in User Preferences under "Add-ons". It is possible that checkbox for this option was unticked by default upon initial installation.

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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby azen » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:50 pm

azen Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:50 pm
alperenozgur wrote:please update the documentation asap. all i get is ALL WHITE RENDER. "World" Section doesnt work. I cant find any "output" nodes for materials or anything.


We will be updating our documentation in the coming weeks, to reflect the latest features that we have available in our latest Blender releases. Apologies for any inconvenience.

I will see what I can do to replicate the issue on our in-house machines, and get back to you regarding your reported issue shortly.

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Re: OctaneRender™ 2019 for Blender® 2.8 - new free tier!

Postby grimm » Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:17 am

grimm Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:17 am
J.C wrote:Are you planning to release Linux and OSX version too?


+1 Any ETA on the Linux version.
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