Swift-Switch (Includes V-Ray and Mental-Ray Presets)

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*NEW UPDATE* available. . Check out My Blog. VRay Ocean Shader version 2 is now available with Swift-Switch. Also includes an updated new Advance Viewport (Now known as Viewporter).

New Preferences dialog for Swift-Switch.

Now with System Information Maxscript.


Click Here for Changelog.

Click Here for Changelog2012.

This is the advanced version of my old script called "Advanced Render Switcher". The script now comes with V-Ray Presets and Mental-Ray Presets.

In one of the Next update i'll include Final Render Presets

Features of Swift-Switch:

--Advanced Viewport shading

--Completely FREE to Use

--Change different renderers instantly

--Reset Material Editors

--Expand UI to change V-ray Core elements

--Expand UI to change Final Render Core elements

--New V-Ray Save Passes script

Features for V-Ray:

--Advanced Image Sampling Options
--Dynamic Ram Management
--Change V-Ray Core elements from the script
--Compatible with V-Ray 1.xx and V-Ray 2
--Optimized for V-Ray 2.0
--Enable/Disable V-Ray VFb from this script
--Enable/Disable IM MultiPass Option
--Compatible with 3dsmax 2011
--7 Quality Presets (Draft, Very Low, Low, Medium etc)
--Simple to use Interface

Features for Mental-Ray:

--Bypass Critical Memory Issues
--Quality Presets
--Enable/Disable FG and GI

You can Avoid Critical Memory issues with this script that are caused by Mental-Ray in Xtra Large scenes.This will be optimized further and will include option to Avoid Critical Displacement Errors in the upcoming updates.

Please NOTE that Mental-Ray Presets are still under development. Upcoming updates will improve Mental-Ray Presets with additional functions

Check out the Latest News here: http://swiftswitch.blogspot.com/

Meet me in Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/satheeshpv

Like SwiftSwitch in Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SwiftSwitch

Additional Info: 

You MUST install V-Ray if you are planning to install VRay OceanMtl or M-Converter.

Version Requirement: 
3dsmax 9 and above


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satheesh's picture

It renames

When you install Swift-Switch, it renames your original splash screen to "splash_swiftswitchbackup.bmp". :)

lucpet59's picture


It's not that I didn't like it. It's just my version was (better)funnier and I didn't keep a copy of it. Luckily I just used an original bmp from an install file.
Just leave us the original so we can change it back. Rename it to something like splash.bmp.old


satheesh's picture

Sorry for the splash screen

@Yann and @lucpet59....

Sorry for the splash screen changing thing. I'll remove it soon

satheesh's picture

Thanks :)

Thanks Fajar :)

Yann's picture

Very nice Ocean material, and

Very nice Ocean material, and great script.
But like lucpet59 I don't like my standart start up splash screen disaperd, and this without my permission.(maybe a check box during the installation will be less instrusive)

lucpet59's picture

I didn't like the fact that

I didn't like the fact that it writes over the start up splash screen without saving the old one.

Apart from that great

fajar's picture

Thanks you very much

Thanks you very much sathesh....its great script that help me very much.

satheesh's picture

Thanks igamaximus :)

Thanks for the kind words Igamaximus :)

igamaximus's picture

Big thanks

for your effort Satheesh and looking forward to your finalRender achievment!! There is a script here called Multiconvertor from Vladislav Gavrilov. I've created fR database for it and now it converts Vray and Mray materials (and not just materials but lights too, but it needs minimal manual work) to finalRender so probably you can use it in your work with that amazing renderer. If you need any backup regarding fR please contact me here or on [email protected]. All the best and stay focused! ;)

jinj's picture

no trojan in it.... great

no trojan in it....
great work mate....
take up with the tool development ;)

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