Njordy Jovanovich


About Me

VFX Artist


Russian Federation

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obj-image Beginner
Camera Matching
obj-image Quick Tips

Recent Forum Posts

Thoughts on mantra Oct. 21, 2023, 1:18 p.m.

Would love to see similar comparison with the next version of Karma on Houdini 20
Necroposting king

Noob questions about ALab 2.0 and USD itself Jan. 5, 2023, 7:44 p.m.

The image_formats [www.sidefx.com] still recommends .rat, but I'm not sure it it was maintained up to date.
It also recommends "icp program to convert between image formats" instead of iconvert...

Noob questions about ALab 2.0 and USD itself Jan. 5, 2023, 1:07 p.m.

- If I know what I will be using Karma exclusively, will there be any benefits in converting to .rat, since .rat was the native format for Mantra? I know in general they are pretty damn similar, but if we are talking about huge amount of data...
...edit the string inside with python TOP, replacing .exr with .tx
- Do you maybe have a Python script or .hip file left from those times?
- Is this absolutely necessary to change these paths? I mean in times of ROP, the render engine usually tried to look at the same folder if see if there are same_name.tx or same_name.exr.tx file next to the original. It's more strict in USD rulz?