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Re: Is Octane on macOS a dead-end?

Postby Uhlhorn » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:56 pm

Uhlhorn Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:56 pm
Okay. Thanks for the information. :-)
But I can’t do my render job jet. Hmm …
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Re: Is Octane on macOS a dead-end?

Postby natemac00 » Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:07 pm

natemac00 Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:07 pm
We just couldn't wait any longer, our team has begun the move to Win10 PC's. This Mac fanboy is very sad.
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Re: Is Octane on macOS a dead-end?

Postby Uhlhorn » Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:52 pm

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natemac00 wrote:We just couldn't wait any longer, our team has begun the move to Win10 PC's. This Mac fanboy is very sad.

For a period of 3 weeks I tried to work with Windows too. But Windows isn’t an alternative for a Mac unfortunately. It is not powerful enough. If you only doing rendering, it’s okay. But not if you are making many other things, as I do, it’s impossible to switch.
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Re: Is Octane on macOS a dead-end?

Postby natemac00 » Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:29 am

natemac00 Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:29 am
Uhlhorn wrote:
natemac00 wrote:We just couldn't wait any longer, our team has begun the move to Win10 PC's. This Mac fanboy is very sad.

For a period of 3 weeks I tried to work with Windows too. But Windows isn’t an alternative for a Mac unfortunately. It is not powerful enough. If you only doing rendering, it’s okay. But not if you are making many other things, as I do, it’s impossible to switch.

I manage a grand format print shop in our company Along with being the lead 3-D artist. I use Photoshop, illustrator, after affects along with Cinema 4D on a daily basis as well as working with vectorworks to do real world floorplans. I am the biggest Mac fan boy you could know The first computer I bought myself was a PowerBook G4.
This is not a decision we made lately, but when I can price out and AMD, with literally the fastest CPU available right now along with three 2080 TI‘s, for under $10,000 no Mac Pro for will beat that performance per dollar.
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Re: Is Octane on macOS a dead-end?

Postby tobyone » Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:02 pm

tobyone Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:02 pm
Uhlhorn wrote:Hi, I’ve just upgraded to Mojave, because I have to work with AutoCAD now. And this Version of AutoCAD needs Mojave. But now I have a render job again and my Octane 4 is not running. :-(

  • There is no actual CUDA driver for Mojave
  • There is no Octane that is running on an iMac under Mojave.
So, what can I do now? Buy VRay?!? I don't want to leave the Octane platform!
Is there a download for Octane X available, perhaps a public beta?



you can always install bootcamp, and run windows. its a temp solution, but it works for me. I can at least use my RTX card with my macbook pro.
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