Radeon ProRender

Installing Radeon ProRender for Maya

This section describes how to download the AMD Radeon ProRender Plug-in for Maya, lists system requirements and provides step-by-step installation instructions.

How to Obtain Radeon ProRender for Maya

The latest version of AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya is available for download at the AMD Radeon ProRender Downloads page.

In addition to the AMD Radeon ProRender plug-in, you should also download and install the Material Library. For Material Library installation instructions, see section Installing Material Library.

Supported Platforms

AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya runs on both GPUs and CPUs. OpenCL™ 1.2 is required for GPUs.

Software

AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya is compatible with the following applications:

  • Autodesk® Maya® 2019
  • Autodesk® Maya® 2018
  • Autodesk® Maya® 2017

Operating Systems

AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya supports the following operating system platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows® 10 (64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows® 7 (64-bit)
  • macOS® High Sierra 10.13.3+
  • macOS® Mojave 10.14.0+

How to Install Radeon ProRender for Maya

AMD Radeon ProRender can be installed on the following platforms:

Microsoft Windows

To install the AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya:

  1. Launch the AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya installer.

  2. Accept the license terms.

  3. AMD Radeon ProRender will check your hardware and software configuration to ensure your system meets the requirements.

    Note

    Not all hardware has been whitelisted yet. Should your system not pass the hardware check, AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya setup will display an error message. You can halt the installation or continue at your own risk. If the hardware check fails (especially on your GPU), AMD Radeon ProRender will default to CPU rendering when you start the plug-in in Maya.

  4. Select features to install.

  5. Click Install and wait for the installation to complete.

  6. Click Register.

    You will be directed to the AMD website where you will need to fill the registration form to obtain an activation key.

  7. Register using your information.

  8. After you submit the registration form, the registration page will display the activation key. You will also receive the activation key by email. Copy and paste it into the installer to complete the installation.

  9. Click Finish to close the installer.

  10. Install the AMD Radeon ProRender Material Library.

    For details, see section Installing Material Library.

macOS

To install the AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya:

  1. Double-click the downloaded DMG file to browse its contents.

  2. Launch the AMD Radeon ProRender for Maya installer.

    The installer will display a dialog box with a registration form address. Copy and paste this address to the browser, and fill in the registration form.

  3. After you submit the registration form, the registration page will display the activation key. You will also receive the activation key by email. Copy and paste it into the installer to continue the installation.

  4. Click Continue.

  5. Accept the license terms.

  6. If necessary, change the installation location.

  7. Click Install. You will need to provide your password to continue the installation.

  8. Wait for the installation to complete and click Close to exit the installer.

  9. Install the AMD Radeon ProRender Material Library.

    For details, see section Installing Material Library.