|Mental Ray is back! 3D Render by Amaru Zeas|
Students can download Mental Ray for Maya absolutely free. Although, obviously, you can't use it for commercial purposes without a commercial license. http://www.nvidia.com/object/download-mental-ray.html
To find out more about Mental Ray, see this blog post on how to make a batch render of your frames.
Also watch this free video below on how to use Mental Ray's Physical Sun and Sky in Maya. It's a great way to light your shots simply and quickly.
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