What you need to know
- OTOY's Octane rendering software is now available on Mac.
- Octane X is a free download for both Intel Macs and Apple silicon.
- It is also launching two new exclusive subscriptions for Prime and Enterprise, including a year free for each.
OTOY has today announced its Octane rendering suite is now available on macOS as a free app.
In a press release the company stated:
The new Octane X software is available for all Macs, and MacBook Pro, iMac Pro, and Mac Pro users will get a year's free Octane X Enterprise including RNDR, an industry-first blockchain GPU rendering platform.
Other Mac users including those of the M1 Macs will get 1 year of Octane X Prime, both offers are exclusive to macOS.
The new app is available from the Mac App Store and is optimized for AMD's Polaris, Vega, and Navi GPUs, as well as Intel's SkyLake GPUs and Apple silicon.
OTOY Founder and CEO Jules Urbach said:
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