Reality 3 for Poser Coming Soon!

August 8, 2012 11:50 pm

Tags: 3D, Plug-In, Poser, Reality

Reality 3 for Poser Coming Soon!


Today we announce the upcoming release of Reality 3 for Poser.

Reality 3 for Poser marks a new milestone for Prêt-à-3D as this version relies on a new Poser add-on framework that has been designed in a cooperation between Prêt-à-3D and the Poser development team.

This Add-on Framework, released in Poser 9/Pro 2012 SR3, provides a new level of integration for Poser plug-ins that was not available before. Reality 3 is the first plug-in that takes advantage of the Framework. We are honored to have had the opportunity to help shape this new technology for Poser.

Some of the features of Reality 3 for Poser are:

  • Conversion of Poser shader trees, including most procedural nodes (Granite, Brick, fbm etc.) and advanced nodes like “Blender,” “Edge Blender,”  ”Color Math” etc.
  • Support for most LuxRender materials, including the new “Glossy coating” material.
  • Addition of Reality’s own “Skin” and “Hair” materials.
  • Support for most LuxRender textures, including procedural ones like “Clouds,” “Distorted noise,” “Mix,” and “Multimix.”
  • Texture editor with unlimited levels of nesting.
  • Support for LuxRender’s new Volumes.
  • Reality 3 for Poser is a native program running at full speed on 32 and 64-bit systems.
  • Available for both Mac OS and Windows.
  • Auto-updating, non-blocking User Interface that allows you to work on Poser while running Reality at the same time.
  • Rendering via both LuxRender and SLG (Small Lux GPU), the GPU-based renderer.
  • Support for LuxRender’s GPU acceleration.
  • ACSEL (Automatic Custom ShadEr Loader) support.  Save your shader presets and load them automatically for additional efficiency and fun. ACSEL shaders load automatically when a connected figure or object is used in Reality.

Here is a quick preview of the plug-in with some of the main features. Please watch the video in HD for maximum clarity.

Reality 3 for Poser is scheduled to be released in November 2012

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Article Comments

killy1999 ( posted at 12:45AM Thu, 09 August 2012

This is fantastic news. I use DS and Poser both, and I love the Reality plugin for DS. It will be great to be able to use it in Poser too. I look forward for Reality 3, thank you for your work!

vyktohria ( posted at 1:31AM Thu, 09 August 2012

Paulo! You're killing me!!! I have to wait till November?! Now, now, NOOOWW!!! ;) I'm so excited about this - truly can't wait!!

thatbumzzz ( posted at 2:23AM Thu, 09 August 2012

Congrats Paolo! Very exciting news :)

StudioArtVartanian ( posted at 4:43AM Thu, 09 August 2012

Im very happy with Reality 2 for DS, so as a Poser user, i cant wait for this version!!!!!! releace it soon,please!!!!!!!!! Thank you:)

martial ( posted at 5:01AM Thu, 09 August 2012

Using Reality with DazStudio,i enjoy that Reality will be possible with Poser Thanks

spm91g ( posted at 8:59AM Thu, 09 August 2012

I seriously am excited about this!!!! I have always wished that Reality would have a Poser version.... Outstanding!!!

FWArt ( posted at 9:13AM Thu, 09 August 2012

Yay, great news, can't wait. :) Really looking forward to that, just would love to have it now already lol. :)

Pret-a-3D ( posted at 9:44AM Thu, 09 August 2012

Thank you everybody for the kind words and your great enthusiasm. I'm working around the clock to make this happens as fast as possible. Cheers!

torgas ( posted at 9:49AM Thu, 09 August 2012

I use both Poser and DAZ Studio, but have switched to mostly DAZ because of the results I get from Reality. It's great news that I will now be able to use Poser again, and still get the great results Reality offers. Thanks Paolo.

giovanino ( posted at 10:03AM Thu, 09 August 2012

god news now i can use poser for render again. i switched to daz studio because render in poser for materials ( exmaple metals) was useless. now i can have lux materials in poser . so this is fantastci new . cannnnt wait.

Jan19 ( posted at 11:50AM Thu, 09 August 2012

I can't wait...well, I guess I'll have to. :-) Come on, November...

toulouse2k ( posted at 11:50AM Thu, 09 August 2012

"Available soon" Heh...that's one of those DAZ "soon's" isn't it? I realize that Poser will require another update, also. I am pretty excited about this cooperative effort. Good things aren't far away.

braynes ( posted at 12:12PM Thu, 09 August 2012

Great but..... lux 2 poser is Free,Free Free I tells ya Free!!!!!!

yumeka ( posted at 12:35PM Thu, 09 August 2012

Excellent !!!!!! for free pr for fee, only great Rendering results importants to me ^^ (and several rendering choice)

chevy77 ( posted at 1:07PM Thu, 09 August 2012

This is phenomenal news. Reality 2 is the best investment I ever made for rendering with Daz and Reality 3 will undoubtedly take Poser renders to another level. Can't wait for this!

mattymanx ( posted at 1:32PM Thu, 09 August 2012

Glad to see Reality is comming for Poser. Excellent job Paolo at putting this one together. Thanks to the SM team for woking with him on this one. Cant wait to see R3 for DS!!!

bruceoria ( posted at 2:12PM Thu, 09 August 2012

Will this be a free upgrade? Pleassssse ;)

AddictionByDesign ( posted at 6:37PM Thu, 09 August 2012

I am chomping at the bit for this!!! I can't wait!!!!

acrionx ( posted at 8:19PM Thu, 09 August 2012

I think braynes meant to say Pose2Lux.

Rogerbee1 ( posted at 3:59AM Fri, 10 August 2012

OMG!! This looks amazing! Boy am I glad I got a quad core processor with 6gb of RAM now! Looking forward to seeing what this can do.

b3stm4t3 ( posted at 4:12AM Fri, 10 August 2012

Wow, very exciting. Can't you open a preview just now for beta-testers? ;-)

Heavenlee ( posted at 5:07AM Fri, 10 August 2012

Awesome!Can't wait for this! xxx

Pret-a-3D ( posted at 8:36AM Fri, 10 August 2012

Hello. Thank you again for the kind words and your enthusiams. Cheers.

ArtByMel ( posted at 9:41AM Fri, 10 August 2012

WOW!! Can't wait for this, how utterly wonderful!!

lobus777 ( posted at 12:56PM Fri, 10 August 2012

Brilliant, got up and shouted scared my kids lol!

Valentin3D ( posted at 5:08PM Fri, 10 August 2012

Great news!

hohorga ( posted at 5:51AM Sat, 11 August 2012

This is fantastic news!

maximilianth ( posted at 8:43AM Sat, 11 August 2012

Can´t wait for this! Awesome!

julesart ( posted at 10:14AM Sat, 11 August 2012

Very exciting news! I am looking forward to using Reality!!!! Congratulations!!! I am in!!!!!

doarte ( posted at 12:53PM Sat, 11 August 2012

Yes, Looking forward to this!

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