NextLimit Maxwell 5 version 5.1.0 for ArchiCAD

NextLimit Maxwell 5 version 5.1.0 for ArchiCAD | 794.7 mb

The Next Limit development team is pleased to announce the availability of Maxwell 5 version 5.1.0 for ArchiCAD. This product has been designed for rendering in ArchiCAD with a Maxwell toolbar. It brings you advanced Maxwell Render technology in a simple package.

Version 5.1.0 - Date: 13 May 2020

Built for Maxwell Render
The Environment Settings panel is more compact now.
Maxwell Render settings "Globals" and "Scene conversion" options are now on a new roll-down panel.
ARCHICAD doesn't store Maxwell material parameter changes in case ARCHICAD Surface Painter is ON.

Maxwell Render is an unbiased spectral ray-tracing designed to simulate light and materials exactly as they behave in real world. Maxwell Render makes perfect images, films and animations from 3D models and scenes. It is the complete solution for anyone who demands immaculate results on a deadline. Maxwell Render offers maximum quality, speed, and compatibility for architects, designers and VFX artists.

Maxwell 5 includes several new features and improvements: procedural textures, multi-GPU rendering, Maxwell Cloud, 4K compatibility and much more.

Maxwell plugin for ARCHICAD has been created with the intention of providing native integration of Maxwell Render within the ARCHICAD environment.

ARCHICAD is an architectural BIM CAD software which offers specialized solutions for handling all common aspects of aesthetics and engineering during the whole design process of the built environment - buildings, interiors, urban areas, etc.

With the ARCHICAD plugin you can easily export your ARCHICAD virtual buildings to the Maxwell Render engine, with just a few clicks you can create high quality architectural images. The plugin automatically converts most of your ARCHICAD settings to the Maxwell scene format, and provides more advanced controls for the experienced users.

Check in this video how the new GPU fire feature works in Maxwell 5

Next Limit was founded in 1998 by engineers Victor Gonzalez and Ignacio Vargas with a common vision of developing cutting edge simulation tecnologies. RealFlow was the first product released. In the following years new products came to life, such as: Maxwell Render, CaronteFX and XFlow CFD. In 2018 Victor Gonzalez became the sole owner of the group, expanding the company portfolio toward new markets and industries. Since then the portfolio has been updated with three new solutions: Anyverse, BeGraph and RoomBox.

Product: Next Limit Maxwell 5
Version: 5.1.0
Supported Architectures: x64
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Language: english
System Requirements: PC *
Software Prerequisites: ArchiCAD AC19 - AC24
Size: 794.7 mb

The minimum system requirements for Maxwell Render are as follows:

- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016.
- 2 GHz Intel Core2 processor, AMD Athlon 64 or better
- 1GB RAM minimum. 16 GB of RAM memory is highly recommended
- 1.7 GB available hard disk space for installation
- Accelerated OpenGL drivers
- 3 button mouse recommended