[Author] Paul Di Pierro
This tutorial will show you how to fully unlock the power of the Maya renderer by rendering your scenes in DOS. Rendering in DOS can be up to twice as fast as rendering from within Maya, depending on your processor and version of Windows.
In addition, there are an array of useful functions that you can perform in a DOS render that are difficult or impossible from within Maya. Furthermore, you can manage multiple scenes and make changes to render settings instantly.