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Photorealistic renderer

'pixie' is a RenderMan like photorealistic renderer. It supports all RenderMan 3.2 primitives as well as:

  • Object instancing / delayed primitives
  • Displacements
  • Programmable shading (RenderMan Shading Language)
  • High quality texture/shadow/environment mapping
  • High dynamic range input/output
  • Raytracing
  • Motion blur
  • Depth of field
  • Reyes style rendering (very fast)
  • Occlusion culling
  • Network parallel rendering
  • DSO shaders
  • Global illumination
  • Photon mapping
  • Irradiance caching
  • Automatically raytraced smooth reflections / shadows


See http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~okan/Pixie/doc/documentation.htm for a complete list of documentation

Related Projects


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License:GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins23 June 2009
License:LGPLv2.1orlaterKelly Hopkins23 June 2009

Leaders and contributors

Moritz Moeller Contributor
Okan Arikan Maintainer
Bruce Walter Contributor
Gary Oliver Contributor
Jonathan Richard Shewchuck Contributor
Kirk Bailey Contributor

Resources and communication

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Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttps://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=59462&atid=491092

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 June 2008.


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