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Vray materials question
show user profile  nosrevlah

I am using 3DS Max 2012 and I just downloaded a VRay material from
My question is how do I get it imported so I can use it? I found some explainations online but they are not very descriptive. I do have VRay set as my renderer. I am still a little new using 3DS Max so any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks in advance!


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7/6/2012 1:46:17 AM (last edit: 7/6/2012 1:46:17 AM)
show user profile  Bolteon
you can open up the .mat file in the material editor once you go into material browser.

-Marko Mandaric

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7/6/2012 5:21:53 AM (last edit: 7/6/2012 5:21:53 AM)
show user profile  nosrevlah
Thanks for the response. I got it figured out for the most part. The issue I am having is that some of the materials (for example this one: doesn't seem to import correctly, it creates a new category but nothing is in it. Some of the other materials I downloaded work just fine, they bring in several different materials. That is the issue I am having right now.
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7/6/2012 1:47:15 PM (last edit: 7/6/2012 2:15:36 PM)
show user profile  reeves1984
drag it into the material editor and apply it as usual

assuming you know that part!

Simon Reeves - VFX Artist & Blog
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7/6/2012 2:06:23 PM (last edit: 7/6/2012 2:06:23 PM)
show user profile  nosrevlah
reeves1984, I do know that part of it :):)

Please read my post right above yours. Thanks!
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7/6/2012 2:18:50 PM (last edit: 7/6/2012 2:18:50 PM)
show user profile  Bolteon
chrome in vray:

diffuse (1,1,1)
relfection (220, 220, 220)

Fresnel reflection falloff (off)


-Marko Mandaric

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7/6/2012 11:13:02 PM (last edit: 7/6/2012 11:13:28 PM)
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