It’s time to start 2019 with a bang! We’re pleased to announce the release of Corona Renderer 3 for Cinema 4D! This brings all the power of the renowned Corona Renderer engine to Cinema 4D users.
In this article, we’ll give you a run through of the major features that set Corona Renderer apart from other render engines – we look forward to welcoming a whole new team of Coronauts to the family!
PLUS we have a special launch offer – for the first month of the release, until February 7th, you can save 25% off the cost of the first year of a Corona Renderer for Cinema 4D Yearly FairSaaS license!
Lemons Bucket are an Architecture 3D Visualization studio based in Madrid, Spain. Recently they tried Corona Renderer for the first time on their personal project, the Center for Cancer and Health (designed by Nord Architects). We spoke with them to learn more about them, and how these images were made.
As version 1.0 for 3dsmax is behind the corner, we have decided to post a series of articles showing new functions & features which you can expect.
I have prepared a longer video showing Interactive capabilities of Corona Renderer in combination with our CoronaScatter (old version) which comes for free with the renderer.
The video shows two demo scenes. First one is the all-time favorite demo for GPU renderers – acar lit with HDRi, but I decided to do it with a little spin. The second one is a more realistic scenario which you will encounter in archviz – non-proxied vegetation which uses opacity maps, the multitexture plugin in diffuse, translucency, and bump mapping.
The car scene was kindly provided by Ludvík Koutný, and the tree model by Juraj Talcik from TD Visual.
Corona Interactive + Scatter
Bonus video: turning it up to 11: Corona Interactive – extreme polycount test (5.5 Trillion polygons)
Corona Interactive Facts
Runs on CPU (No special HW needed)
Shares over 99.9% of code with standard Corona Renderer (ie. same render engine)
Same results as the final frame rendering (What you see is what you get )
Same set of features as standard Corona Renderer (geometry, proxies, motion blur, dof…)
All 3ds max maps and 3rd party maps are supported
Truly interactive (Change materials, lights, geometry while rendering, no need to restart interactive mode)