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Octane Render C4D Plugin: A Guide for Beginners




If you are looking for a fast and realistic render engine for Cinema 4D, you might want to check out Octane Render. Octane Render is a GPU-based render engine that uses the power of your NVIDIA graphics card to produce stunning images and animations. In this article, we will show you how to install and use the Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D, and some of the features and benefits it offers.


What is Octane Render?




Octane Render is a physical-based render engine developed by OTOY. Its available as a standalone product and as a plug-in for DCC (Digital Content Creation) host apps like Maya, 3D Studio MAX, and Cinema 4D. In this guide, were going to focus on Octane as a plugin for Cinema 4D.




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Octane Render uses a real-time render viewport window (called the Live Viewer), a full material system that can be edited in the Material Editor or in the Node Editor, tags that augment C4Ds native camera and lights, and then a few other objects that offload processor-intensive tasks directly to the GPU. Octane Render supports various features such as:



  • Path tracing and unbiased rendering



  • Spectral rendering and volumetric lighting



  • Subsurface scattering and displacement mapping



  • Instancing and motion blur



  • Out-of-core geometry and textures



  • Deep pixel rendering and compositing



  • Render passes and AOVs



  • And much more!




How to install Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D?




To install the Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D, you will need the following requirements:



  • An Octane Render license - If you do not have a license, you can purchase it on [OTOY's purchasing page] or upgrade your existing license.



  • A Cinema 4D host application - Maxon Cinema 4D host application. Please note Cinema 4D should be updated to the latest version as a minimum in order to run the Cinema 4D plugin. This means you should be on at least R20.057, R21.155, S22.118, R23.110, S24.111, R25.117, R26.107, R2023.1. To update Cinem4D to the latest version, navigate to the top menu bar, click Help > Check for updates.



  • A NVIDIA graphics card - Octane Render is compatible with NVIDIA cards that support CUDA or Metal (for Mac users). You can check the [list of supported GPUs] on OTOY's website.



  • OctaneBench (optional) - You can test your GPU with OctaneRender by installing [OctaneBench]. OctaneBench allows you to benchmark your GPU using OctaneRender.




Once you have these requirements, you can follow these steps to install the plugin:



  • Go to [OTOY's downloads page] and sign in to your account.



  • Select either OctaneRender Enterprise for Cinema 4D or OctaneStudio for Cinema 4D from the Select Software list.



  • Choose the latest version for your operating system from the list and click Download.



  • Accept the terms and conditions and download the ZIP file (Mac) or the RAR file (Windows).



  • Extract the content of the archive using an unarchiving utility like 7-zip.



  • Delete the .xlib files (Mac) or .xdl64 files (Windows) for the versions of C4D that you are not using. For example, if you are using R2023, you would delete the c4dOctane files that are not c4dOctane-R2023.xdl64 or c4doctane-R2023.xlib.



  • Create a plugins folder in the Cinema 4D R2023 folder: C:\\Program Files > MAXON Cinema4D 2023 > plugins (you need to create this folder!) > c4doctane. Note: The "plugins" folder should be lower-case.



  • Launch the Cinema 4D application. You will be prompted to enter your OTOY account credentials.



  • Once you have entered your credentials, you should see an Octane tab at the top of your application. Now you should have successfully installed the OctaneRender for Cinema 4D plugin.




How to use Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D?




To use the Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D, you will need to do the following:



  • Click on the Octane tab and select Live Viewer Window. This will open a new window that shows the real-time rendering of your scene.



  • Click on the Octane tab and select Octane Dialog. This will open a new window that allows you to adjust the render settings, such as kernel, camera, environment, post-processing, etc.



  • To create an Octane material, right-click on the Materials panel and select Create > Shader > Octane Material. This will create a new material that you can edit in the Material Editor or in the Node Editor.



  • To apply an Octane material to an object, drag and drop it onto the object in the Object Manager or in the viewport.



  • To add an Octane light, click on the Octane tab and select Objects > Octane Light. This will create a new light object that you can adjust in the Attributes Manager.



  • To add an Octane camera, click on the Octane tab and select Objects > Octane Camera. This will create a new camera object that you can adjust in the Attributes Manager.



  • To render your scene, click on the Render button in the Live Viewer Window or in the Octane Dialog. You can also save your render as an image file by clicking on the Save button.




For more information and tutorials on how to use the Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D, you can visit [OTOY's documentation page] or [OTOY's YouTube channel].


Conclusion




Octane Render is a powerful and versatile render engine that can enhance your workflow and creativity in Cinema 4D. By using the Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D, you can take advantage of the GPU acceleration and real-time rendering features that Octane offers. Whether you are a beginner or a professional, you can learn how to use Octane Render plugin for Cinema 4D by following this guide and exploring the resources provided by OTOY.




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