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Luxus for Carrara released! Intro sale price at 30% off.
Posted: 27 August 2013 02:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 301 ]
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@PhilW: ...that WAS not working too - found out that I put some old Luxus-Beta-Files into C8.5pro… ...Beta wink !

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Posted: 27 August 2013 03:49 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 302 ]
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Hope you are all good to go now!

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Posted: 09 September 2013 07:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 303 ]
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Are there plans to release an update for Luxus soon?
One feature that I would especially appreciate, is the ability to use the production frame, so I can set exactly what will be rendered.
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Posted: 10 September 2013 01:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 304 ]
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Eyos - 09 September 2013 07:39 PM

Are there plans to release an update for Luxus soon?
One feature that I would especially appreciate, is the ability to use the production frame, so I can set exactly what will be rendered.
Thanks grin

SphericLabs was kind enough to send me an updated version a couple of months ago, and he said on this thread that it would be launched within two weeks, but it is still not yet available. This fixes the frame issue and adds a Depth of Field setting.  Maybe he is busy with other stuff, but as I know that this has been done and it works, he really should release what he has as an update.

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Posted: 02 October 2013 09:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 305 ]
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PhilW - 10 September 2013 01:19 AM

......he said on this thread that it would be launched within two weeks,...........

Considering he made that post/statement 3 months ago, I am starting to think we will not see the update.

In the current release, there are (IMHO) too many parameters/options missing.

 

 

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Posted: 02 October 2013 09:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 306 ]
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An update was submitted recently.

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Posted: 02 October 2013 09:30 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 307 ]
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I submitted an update about a week ago.  It should make it to you in the next few day.

It fixes several bugs and adds DOF.  internally saved textures are OK.  Mac no longer freezes during render.

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Posted: 02 October 2013 09:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 308 ]
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SphericLabs - 02 October 2013 09:30 AM

I submitted an update about a week ago.  It should make it to you in the next few day.

It fixes several bugs and adds DOF.  internally saved textures are OK.  Mac no longer freezes during render.

Great news, thanks for the update.

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Posted: 02 October 2013 10:50 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 309 ]
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SphericLabs - 02 October 2013 09:30 AM

I submitted an update about a week ago.  It should make it to you in the next few day.

It fixes several bugs and adds DOF.  internally saved textures are OK.  Mac no longer freezes during render.

Oh Sweet! Great to hear!

(How do we know when downloads get updated in the store…?)

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Posted: 03 October 2013 12:41 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 310 ]
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I’m late to the party on this, because I had already developed another way to get unbiased by exporting my scene as obj files, re importing them into TheaRender, and then re-shading and rendering in Thea.  Thea itself is pretty quick and good about rendering unbiased, but as you can imagine the time it took to export/import/re-texture added up smile

I picked up Luxus during the last 2 days of the PA sale (felt like I was stealing getting it so low cost) mostly because I wanted to see if I could find an easier/faster workflow to do unbiased rendering than what I’m currently using.  It installed, no problems, and I was able to do a test render right away, but now I’m left puzzled about a few things.

I started reading forum entries on how to do skin shaders, and most people seem to recommend using a Lux Glossy Translucent material.  I toyed around with some of the dials and tried some of what had been suggested by other folks, but got wildly different results, so went back to basics and started fiddling with dials one at a time.  I was making some slight progress and things were getting better, but then I ran into this (see attached render)  What in the world?  I’ve checked my shaders over and over again, I swear the legs have exactly the same shader settings as the arms, torso and face, yet it looks like they’ve got a matte shader that’s completely different.  I can’t figure this out and it doesn’t make any sense.  This is a Genesis figure, if that matters.  Anyone got a clue why the exact same shader settings are so wildly different from the thighs down?

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Posted: 04 October 2013 02:03 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 311 ]
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SphericLabs - 02 October 2013 09:30 AM

I submitted an update about a week ago.  It should make it to you in the next few day.

It fixes several bugs and adds DOF.  internally saved textures are OK.  Mac no longer freezes during render.

Oh Sweet! Great to hear!

(How do we know when downloads get updated in the store…?)

Sweet indeed :D
Are some of the missing variables added in this version?

If you happen to have DIM installed, it will show updated products in a special tab (where you can choose if you want to update).

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Posted: 05 October 2013 09:06 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 312 ]
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Elele - 04 October 2013 02:03 AM
holly wetcircuit - 02 October 2013 10:50 AM

(How do we know when downloads get updated in the store…?)

If you happen to have DIM installed, it will show updated products in a special tab (where you can choose if you want to update).

Good to know, thank you. I don’t have it installed, so hopefully someone will post here… smile

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Posted: 12 October 2013 07:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 313 ]
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Any news about when Luxus is having its essential update?
I bought it over four months ago and the launch issues have still not been addressed.
My main problem is the render frame being completely off from Carraras.
Seeing as how Carrara 8.5 will no longer render my large architectural scenes I was hoping Luxus would save me from finally migrating to Blender.

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Posted: 17 October 2013 10:14 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 314 ]
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The Luxus for Carrara update should be available now though DAZ Install Manager. 

For those the like the old style installers, they are not ready, but you can use DAZ Install Manager to get the zip file and manually install.

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Posted: 17 October 2013 10:18 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 315 ]
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SphericLabs - 17 October 2013 10:14 AM

The Luxus for Carrara update should be available now though DAZ Install Manager. 

For those the like the old style installers, they are not ready, but you can use DAZ Install Manager to get the zip file and manually install.

Mine is Package Sate, Wednesday, Oct. 9th, 2013…
I assume you mean this one.
Thanks a lot.

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