[Sidefx-houdini-list] PBR HDRI image questions
pbowmar at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 21:51:44 EDT 2011
If it's not RAT, Mantra converts it to RAT (in a temp dir) then uses
it, so you're likely seeing a delay from a 6k being converted. Convert
everything to RAT and it should start much faster!
On 17 July 2011 17:02, Craig Hoffman <craigleehoffman at aol.com> wrote:
> Is there a preferred (fastest) format for Houdini's use of HDRI images for Environment lighting in PBR? (.hdr/.exr/.rat/etc.)
> When going higher (6K+) res with .hdr and .exr environment maps for lighting my renders seem to take forever to even start showing progress in the Render View, which is something I wasn't expecting.
> Also, can you use latlong format and cube format maps interchangeably as input for Environment Lights and Houdini just interprets them correctly?
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