Spotmask is special precision render element for Autodesk 3dsMax MentalRay.

Fast and easy to use plugin for MentalRay for rendering world position, normal, UV and motion vector passes.

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Spotmask 1.01 Update (3ds Max 2015 support)

Spotmask 1.01 Update (3ds Max 2015 support)

Posted by 3d-io on 02-05-2014

Press Release: Spotmask 1.01 Update – supporting 3ds Max 2015 Simultaneously with the release of Autodesk 3ds Max 2015, we have updated our plugin products. Spotmask has been updated to the version 1.01, becoming compatible to the Autodesk 3ds Max 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Read more about Spotmask: Spotmask is the new post-processing solution for 3ds Max mental ray users and video editors. Spotmask is a set of precision render elements for Autodesk 3ds max mental ray. It offers a new world position pass output as well as repaired and optimized motion velocity/motion blur, UVW pass and normal pass. This means that colors, motion blur effects, textures and filter effects can be adjusted directly on the beauty shots with ease, using Spotmask passes. There is no need to render the scene again, the artist can now make adjustments in his favorite post-processing tool (i.e. Fusion or Nuke). Additionally, Spotmask features a highly sophisticated Motion Blur for video compositing applications, replacing the current malfunctioning mental ray velocity pass.   Spotmask v1 features: – Render element plugin for World-Position, Normal Pass and UV Pass output – Special advanced MentalRay output for Vector Pass (Motion Blur) – Easy, customizable and reliable render output enabling efficient compositing workflows – Very fast render speed The latest version of Spotmask is now ready for download and offers full support for Autodesk 3ds Max 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. The Spotmask plug-in and a lot of associated training materials are now available at http://www.spotmask.com Veteran 3d video artists can at last engage the correct render elements in order to improve animation workflows even more....

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Spotmask Review at CG-Channel

Spotmask Review at CG-Channel

Posted by 3d-io on 21-04-2014

CG Channel has bring a very nice review and description of functionality and advantages of Spotmask. Please read the full CG Channel Story at: http://www.cgchannel.com/2013/12/3d-io-releases-spotmask-for-3ds-max/ 3d-io has released Spotmask: a new 3ds Max plugin that promises to shake up the way mental ray users make adjustments to their work during post-production, particularly to animations. The plugin, which supports both distributed and network rendering, adds a set of mental ray render elements designed to help artists manipulate rendered output more precisely in a compositing...

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SpotMask 1.0 release notes

SpotMask 1.0 release notes

Posted by 3d-io on 03-12-2013

Press Release: Spotmask 1.0 Release – 3ds Max mental ray advanced render pass output The new post-processing solution for 3ds Max mental ray users and video compositors is finally released. 3d-io, the developer of high-end 3d plugins like Unwrella, Flatiron and BonesPro has unveiled Spotmask, the next production tool to enhance 3d and video post-processing workflows. Spotmask is a set of precision render elements for Autodesk 3ds max mental ray. It offers a new world position pass output as well as repaired and optimized motion velocity/motion blur, UVW pass and normal pass. This means that colors, motion blur effects, textures and filter effects can be adjusted directly on the beauty shots with ease, using Spotmask passes. There is no need to render the scene again, the artist can now make adjustments in his favorite post-processing tool (i.e. Fusion or Nuke). Additionally, Spotmask features a highly sophisticated Motion Blur for video compositing applications, replacing the current malfunctioning mental ray velocity pass.   Spotmask v1 features: – Render element plugin for World-Position, Normal Pass and UV Pass output – Special advanced MentalRay output for Vector Pass (Motion Blur) – Easy, customizable and reliable render output enabling efficient compositing workflows – Very fast render speed The latest version of Spotmask is now ready for download and offers full support for Autodesk 3ds Max 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 (each in 32 bit and 64 bit versions). The Spotmask plug-in and a lot of associated training materials are now available at http://www.spotmask.com Veteran 3d video artists can at last engage the correct render elements in order to improve animation workflows even more. If Spotmask and render...

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Learn to compose with Spotmask

Learn to compose with Spotmask

Posted by 3d-io on 12-11-2013

Parallel to the release of Spotmask for mentalray, 3d-io has provided a collection of comprehensive video tutorials which may help you to optimize your workflow and understand correctly how 3ds max and video post-processing software interchange the data. We have published the whole collection of tutorials for free on youtube, so everyone can profit from the know-how. Please follow the link to 3d-plugin Youtube channel and check the tutorial...

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Spotmask: New velocity pass added!

Spotmask: New velocity pass added!

Posted by 3d-io on 10-11-2013

Spotmask v1 offers advanced velocity render element for mentalray, which repairs the existing malfunctioning one. The velocity pass stores object movements as motion vectors. The main purpose for this is to allow you to add motion blur to your scene after rendering. You can also use this data to generate various effects based on object movement, for example make objects glow brighter when they are moving...

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Spotmask is an affordable plugin for complex video post-processing productions. We encourage you to download our trial version and test it in your video compositing software. The trial version has low detail color output, yet enough to understand the advantages of this dynamic workflow.
You will see how easy it is to manipulate rendered images afterward!

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Spotmask Artist

1 Seat License

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Spotmask Studio

5 Seat License (20% Discount in cart)

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