Author Topic: Corona for Cinema 4D Beta 1 daily build  (Read 40915 times)

2017-03-31, 23:59:42

Nikola

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Hi all,

We are releasing first daily build of Corona for Cinema 4D Beta 1. This is a daily build so some parts of the plugin are not finished yet, it can be unstable and there is probably a lot of bugs. Update to the new core and complete UI review and rework took much more time than we expected but we would like to show you that development of the plugin keeps going. The work on interactive rewrite is still in progress thus it is not part of this daily build, but there are plenty of other changes, here is the list:

Update to new Corona core (1.6 daily build).

Completly reviewed and improved all parts of UI:

Corona menu: reorganizations.
Render settings: light material can be used as environment map now, primary and secondary solver settings replaced with GI mode.
Preferences: moved VFB settings from render settings, added new configurations.
Picture Viewer: added buttons for saving and resuming the render to/from exr file (also in VFB)
Materials: removed brightness, added level, other changes.
Tags: improved UI of compositing tag.

Other changes:

Automatic conversion of Cinema4D materials to Corona materials before render.
Added missing multipass elements (virtual beauty, bloom and glare etc).
Added missing features to Corona Output Shader
Added Corona ColorMix shader
Added more controls to postprocessing panel.
Added new icons.
Improvements in preview rendering.
Improved multipass dialog.
Improved synchronization of values with postprocessing panel.
macOS installer detects also Cinema Demo now.

Changes from A6.1: fixed conflicts between Corona for C4D and V-Ray for C4D plugins.
Changes from A6.2: fixed "Shaking camera" bug, problems with artifacts in displacement, resuming of rendering in Corona VFB when using the scene with UHD cache enabled.
Changes from A6.3: fixed problems with normal map strength settings, problems with normal maps when projection other than UVW mapping was used and various other issues connected to normals, not working motion blur when command line render is used and crashing of Corona when displacement was used mainly for bigger scenes.

Download link:
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7xyYS3daSJ7V3BJZWlMR2EzUG8

2017-04-01, 00:32:51
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burnin

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Nice :)
tho folder seems to be empty, maybe am too early - will check again later

2017-04-01, 00:56:04
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Nice :)
tho folder seems to be empty, maybe am too early - will check again later
Some compilation problems with older versions (again) ;-)

2017-04-01, 01:50:45
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2017-04-01, 02:33:47
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synolog

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Thanks. What about the activation of the beta? Need to buy a licence?
« Last Edit: 2017-04-01, 03:05:45 by synolog »

2017-04-01, 03:50:30
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Installation for Mac does not work. Tried with R16 and R18. Once I open Cinema, Corona is nowhere to be found. Have not tested PC version.

2017-04-01, 05:27:56
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I can confirm installation for MacOs does not work?

2017-04-01, 09:52:50
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Nejc Kilar

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Just wanted to say that the Bitdefender AV Free Edition reports the installer .exe to be "bad" so a user has to unblock it :) Excited about the release, good job team!

edit: Better yet, it blocks the .exe in the middle of the installation lol
« Last Edit: 2017-04-01, 17:33:47 by nkilar »

2017-04-01, 15:38:36
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Cinemike

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I hope the asking for a license and refusing to work has nothing to do with today's date, April 1st.

2017-04-01, 20:57:21
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Cinemike

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Rephrasing: Has anybody managed to get beta 1 running? If yes, how? Does it require a beta license and if yes, how to get one - and if no - why do I get this message? Is there any workaround? Should it work "as is"?

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Michael on Win 10 / C4D R18.

2017-04-01, 21:24:04
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just had a chance for a quick look and it's working fine here on win 10, C4D 18.041.

You could try removing corona from the plugins folder and sometimes there used to be a few files floating round in the main C4D folder but not sure if there still are - then reinstalling?


2017-04-01, 21:46:24
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just had a chance for a quick look and it's working fine here on win 10, C4D 18.041.

You could try removing corona from the plugins folder and sometimes there used to be a few files floating round in the main C4D folder but not sure if there still are - then reinstalling?

No chance so far unfortunately. Thx for your help.

2017-04-01, 22:40:20
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just had a chance for a quick look and it's working fine here on win 10, C4D 18.041.

You could try removing corona from the plugins folder and sometimes there used to be a few files floating round in the main C4D folder but not sure if there still are - then reinstalling?

No chance so far unfortunately. Thx for your help.

Same problem. I've tried uninstalling all, delete appdata and clean the registry. Nothing to do.
« Last Edit: 2017-04-01, 22:56:03 by synolog »

2017-04-02, 06:21:55
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Know, this is a daily.

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... If you want to test daily builds to help us with betatesting please send your email address to tomsu@corona-renderer.com.
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Since Alpha times :)

2017-04-02, 13:55:44
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Know, this is a daily.

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... If you want to test daily builds to help us with betatesting please send your email address to tomsu@corona-renderer.com.
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Since Alpha times :)

Thx for your information.
Well, Beta 1 was due for Q1, which officially ended with March 31, so a public download here was expected and prone to cause confusion the way it happened, especially since there were no "daily alphas" here I was aware of.
I'll send the corona team my email address and see how it goes.

So, thx again.

CU
Michael