Ambient Occlusion for Maya Software 1.0.7

This shader is an Ambient Occlusion for Maya Software Render.

Ao_normal

License Type:

Freeware

File ID:

14331

File Size:

1.7 MB

Created / Updated:

Nov 14, 2009 / Jun 27, 2013

Owner:

yikuta1   More free downloads from this user See users marketplace items See this users portfolio Send a Private Message

Platforms:

windows

Downloaded:

5,398

Maya:

2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Tags:

maya, shader, plug-ins


This shader is an ambient occlusion for maya software render.
It was released maya 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 for Windows 32bit and Windows 64bit.

Installation

 

  • Put "plug-ins/[maya version]/yiAmbientOcclusion.mll" and "plug-ins/[maya version]/key.lic" into plug-ins folder.
  • Put "icons/render_*.xpm" and "icons/render_*.png" into pref/icons folder.
  • Put "scripts/AE*.mel" into scripts folder.
  • Load the "yiAmbientOcclusion.mll" from plug-ins manager.
  • You'll find the "yiAODiffuseShader", "yiAmbientOcclusionSader" under Surface, and you can also find the "yiAmbientOcclusion" under General Utilities.


How to use

 

  • Assign this shader.
  • Turn on Raytracing in Render Setting.
  • Set 1 or more Reflections in Raytracing Quality when useing "add transparency".


Attribute Description

 

  • Color : Base color.
  • Transparency : Transparency color.
  • Samples : Number of sample ray. The ray is shot it becomes a square of the sampling value. (3 means 9 rays)
  • Distance : Calculated distance. It becomes infinite when set to 0.
  • Spread : Calculated spread.
  • Receive Transparency : When turned on, the transparency is calculated. keep in mind, this mode might take some time.
  • Falloff : Modulus of decay.


N
ode Description

 

  • yiAODiffuseShader : It's an ambient occlusion plus diffuse.
  • yiAmbientOcclusionShader : It's a basic ambient occlusion shader.
  • yiAmbientOcclusion : It's a utility. It can be connected to other attributes.

 

Version History

  • 1.0.1 : added maya 2010 32bit version
  • 1.0.2 : added maya 2011 32bit and maya 2011 64bit version
  • 1.0.3 : added maya 2008 32bit and maya 2008 64bit version
  • 1.0.4 : "Add Transparency" label change to  "Receive Transparency"
  • 1.0.5 : added maya 2012 32bit and maya 2012 64bit version
  • 1.0.6 : added maya 2013 32bit and maya 2013 64bit version
  • 1.0.7 : added maya 2014 64bit version


More details are here.
http://yikuta.blogspot.com/2009/11/ambient-occlusion-for-maya-software.html

Let me konw if you have any problems.
Enjoy!


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