18.104.22.168 is the Full Dson version of DS and it has had many improvements. It also has a newer version of 3Delight render engine giving better performance than 4.5P did. I hope this helps.
Yes It does help. Thanks Jader and Scott. I have reset my downloads and am downloading now
Something you maybe interested in Spyro.
Pixar released a plugin for 3ds and Maya for Renderman studio render engine back a few months ago., they also now have a renderman Cloud Based server render farm for all other 3d programs, I got a unlimited trial version with my Autodesk University student ID so i can’t tell you how much it cost to buy it.
Right now I trying to do a Baltimore Haunted Castle animation using poser & poser-fusion, via through autodesk suite. rendered with the Renderman studio3.9,
I am getting some help from a 3rd year student in Autodesk & friend i made at school.
I think they just released the new studio 4 version last week with the render17 engine.server. I got a news letter on it stating they had.
I think the render time is a little faster than 3dlight , I rendered a 1650 keyframe w/ 4 lights paths. 2 secular UV maps, for a 55 seconds scene 1920 x 1080 300dpi, in about 3 hours ,the quality to me is only a little better than 3dlight. but it does give you a lot more options with overlaying lights and volumetric, for program base VFX & it came with the After-effects plugin also,
check it out.
I’ll be posting my animation in about another week or so., we are still working on sound files. and story board changes.