A simple MAXScript to automate otherwise time-consuming tasks regarding converting some types of materials (currently: Standard, Raytrace, Brazil Advanced and fr-Advanced) to VRay Materials - and also fixes some parameters of materials of previous versions V-Ray (1.09.xx) in view of changes in new versions V-Ray (1.46.xx and 2.0 SP1).
Now the script has installer. At installation it finds and deletes
previous version VRayMtlConverter. The Brief information and the
instruction on installation is in file VRayMtlConverter25_info.txt
applied in attached archive.
The new version of the converter now works with materials of any
V-Ray versions (since 1.09.xx and including 2.0 SP1)
In this version more new function has appeared:
- converting Brazil Advanced material in VRayMtl (testing in Brazil r/s 1.2.53)
- converting fr-Advanced material in VRayMtl (testing in finalRender-stage1 SP2d)
- converting library of materials from a file (*.mat) and save in different library file;
- optimize VRyMtl 1.09.xx in material VRyMtl 2.0 SP1;
1: Install script, having specified root folder of yours 3ds max as target.
2: After installing run 3dsmax - in the Customize dialog go to the '3DZverTools' category.
3: Drag the 'VRayMtlConverter v2.5' into any desired toolbar or put it in a quad menu.
4: Use this tool.