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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby Hun73rdk_1 » Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:32 pm

Hun73rdk_1 Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:32 pm
face_off wrote:I have updated the installers at the top of this thread with:

2020.1.4.55
- Compiled with Octane 2020.1.4

Thanks

Paul


I still get the same crash i have no clue what they did i did not touch anything on my system at all and then i started to get the crash so its on otoy's end something changed and i cant use the new 2020 builds at all anymore, and i have changed nothing with my system or daz over that period of time from working to crashing.
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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby face_off » Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:36 pm

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I still get the same crash i have no clue what they did i did not touch anything on my system at all and then i started to get the crash so its on otoy's end something changed and i cant use the new 2020 builds at all anymore, and i have changed nothing with my system or daz over that period of time from working to crashing.
Thanks for the crash report. I have forwarded it to OTOY.

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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby Hun73rdk_1 » Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:15 am

Hun73rdk_1 Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:15 am
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I still get the same crash i have no clue what they did i did not touch anything on my system at all and then i started to get the crash so its on otoy's end something changed and i cant use the new 2020 builds at all anymore, and i have changed nothing with my system or daz over that period of time from working to crashing.
Thanks for the crash report. I have forwarded it to OTOY.

Paul


Also when installing the plugin normally there is a activation window staying up after install that does not happen for me on all the 2020 versions of the octane installer.
Hope that it is solved soon.
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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby face_off » Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:23 am

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Hun73rdk_1 wrote:
face_off wrote:
I still get the same crash i have no clue what they did i did not touch anything on my system at all and then i started to get the crash so its on otoy's end something changed and i cant use the new 2020 builds at all anymore, and i have changed nothing with my system or daz over that period of time from working to crashing.
Thanks for the crash report. I have forwarded it to OTOY.

Paul


Also when installing the plugin normally there is a activation window staying up after install that does not happen for me on all the 2020 versions of the octane installer.
Hope that it is solved soon.
I just downloaded OctaneRender_for_DazStudio_2020_1_4_55_STUDIO.exe and ran it, and it popped the Activation Manager open for me with the Activation button enabled so that I could see my activation status. Is this not happening for you?

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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby Hun73rdk_1 » Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:42 am

Hun73rdk_1 Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:42 am
Nope only for the latest 2019 version it did before with the 2020 versions but after that week off i had and came back to a broken 2020 version the activation window just shows is self for a fraction of a sec when installing and then gone again.
i have no clue whats going on, i left a working octane and came back to a broken one and have not been able to get 2020 versions to work at all.
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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby face_off » Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:45 am

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Hun73rdk_1 wrote:Nope only for the latest 2019 version it did before with the 2020 versions but after that week off i had and came back to a broken 2020 version the activation window just shows is self for a fraction of a sec when installing and then gone again.
i have no clue whats going on, i left a working octane and came back to a broken one and have not been able to get 2020 versions to work at all.
What is the filename of the installer you are using please?

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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby Hun73rdk_1 » Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:02 pm

Hun73rdk_1 Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:02 pm
I have all these i have been trying with

Have even been trying to redownload them all and try again and only OctaneRender_for_DazStudio_2019_1_4_46_STUDIO works now
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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby solomon » Tue Jul 28, 2020 2:55 pm

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solomon wrote:Hi Paul, thanks for the great work on the Octane plugin for DAZ Studio.

I have a quick question, is it possible to have a one to one texture look and feel for the character shaders in Iray? Octane tries to convert the Iray materials but when compared, it looks like there is something lacking. Is there a setting we might be missing? or this is what we can expect for the characters to look like after the default conversion?

Screenshot 2020-07-20 09.51.56.png


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1)
The auto-conversion will usually not give you the results you want. Especially with skin materials, you almost always have to adjust the bump strenght (usually 0.05-0.15 are good values) as well as the specular roughness (0.2-0.5 are the usual values). Another big thing to keep in mind is the lighting. Octane cannot convert Iray lights, but you can use HDRIs and emissive geometry. The daylight light you use in your pictures makes characters look flat more often than not. Try to use HDRIs and emissive planes.

2)
Looking at your characters eyes, it seems there are some artifacts. Set the ray-epsilon value in the render settings to its minimum value to prevent this.

3)
Make sure that the Surface Material Filter (in the preferences tab) is empty. By default, i think cornea and eylashes are filtered out and not rendered. I attached a picture to show you what it should look like


Thanks for your thoughts. Can you please share some renders of before and after of characters in DAZ Studio that you have successfully rendered in Octane for DAZ Studio to match the Iray character skin renders?
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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby face_off » Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:35 pm

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Have even been trying to redownload them all and try again and only OctaneRender_for_DazStudio_2019_1_4_46_STUDIO works now
Do you have the latest NVidia drivers installed? Does Octane Standalone 2020.1.4 render on that PC?

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Re: OctaneRender 2020 for DAZ Studio [TEST and STABLE]

Postby Hun73rdk_1 » Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:08 pm

Hun73rdk_1 Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:08 pm
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Have even been trying to redownload them all and try again and only OctaneRender_for_DazStudio_2019_1_4_46_STUDIO works now
Do you have the latest NVidia drivers installed? Does Octane Standalone 2020.1.4 render on that PC?

Paul


I found version 2020.1.3 and it crashed on start

i have no clue what is going on.
all my problems came after Octane X

don't use to much time on it if i am the only one then i will just go back to iray or older version of octane
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