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Real-time HDR lighting tools for Octane Standalone – HDRI map authoring and HDR Area Lights

HDR Light Studio connected to Octane Standalone

This page is for the HDR Light Studio plugin for the Octane Render standalone application. You can also use HDR Light Studio with Octane Render using our plugins for these 3D apps: 3ds Max, Blender, Cinema 4D, Houdini, Maya, MODO, and Rhino 3D.

"Having HDR Light Studio available for Octane Render Standalone allows for a DCC agnostic lighting and rendering pipeline for the masses that is a joy to work with. This is a real game changer."

Lee Henshall

Director - Focal CGI

How does HDR Light Studio work with Octane Render Standalone?

HDR Light Studio tethered to Octane Standalone

The model has materials assigned, the camera view is setup, you are now ready to light…

Start HDR Light Studio from the Octane standalone plug-in
Press the Play button on the Render View to see the Octane rendered image inside HDR Light Studio
Paint your shot with lights in HDR Light Studio (Lighting is automatically updated in Octane as you light)
To finish, HDR Light Studio generates high-res HDRI images for your lights
The completed Octane scene is now ready for rendering

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Octane Lighting Plugin Features

Here you can see the key features of the live-link between HDR Light Studio and Octane Standalone

HDR Light Studio plugin for Octane Standalone

Live link with HDR Light Studio

Paint Lights in Octane Standalone

Paint Lights Positions

Make HDRI Maps in Octane Standalone

Live HDRI Creation

Edit HDRI Maps in Octane Standalone

Live HDRI Editing

HDR Area Lights in Octane Standalone

Live 3D HDR Area Lights

HDR Light Sources for Octane Standalone

Library of HDR Light Captures

Manage HDRI maps in Octane Standalone

Manage HDRIs / Save Light Rigs

HDR Light Studio project stored in Octane Standalone

Embedded Project

Find out more about HDR Light Studio lighting features - visit the main Features web page

Octane Render Lighting Tutorial

Compatibility (Our Latest Connection Build: 2023.1115)

Compatible with Octane Standalone for Windows version 2021.1, 2022.1, 2022.1.1, 2023.1.

See the Current Features Compatibility Chart PDF here

Plug-in Updates News

5th March 2024 (Plug-in Build: 2023.1115)

Updated to be compatible with HDR Light Studio 8.2

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This Octane Standalone plug-in connection is included with HDR Light Studio Indie, Pro and Automotive

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