LuxCoreRender 2.5 Open-Source PBR Renderer Released With NVIDIA OptiX/RTX Support

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 10 April 2021 at 09:41 AM EDT. Add A Comment
The LuxCoreRender open-source physically based rendering (PBR) software is out with its latest major feature release that now offers NVIDIA OptiX/RTX acceleration support alongside the existing CPU, NVIDIA CUDA, and OpenCL rendering paths.

LuxCoreRender 2.5 now allows making use of NVIDIA OptiX/RTX acceleration when running with a supported graphics card on the NVIDIA proprietary driver stack. LuxCoreRender 2.5 also has an OptiX denoiser image pipeline plugin.

LuxCoreRender 2.5 also adds a number of other new features and improvements to its renderer. There is also a new log system and a number of bug fixes throughout.

Downloads and more details on the LuxCoreRender 2.5 changes can be found via GitHub.

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