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News | RenderMan for free

Ed Catmull from Pixar announced a new amazing pricing model for RenderMan:

  • FREE for non-commerical use
  • $495 per license for commerical use


Commerical Use

Renderman will cost $495 per license with no difference between the artist interface or the batch renderer. For render farms and users over 25 licenses special volume pricing and studio packages will be available.

Non-commerical use

The new RenderMan release, which will be released around this years Siggraph 2014 will be completely free for non-commercial usage. This also includes the non-commercial development of tools and plugins.

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