[Source] Pantheon Studios
ShaderBox is a Visual Node based RenderMan Shader Management Tool providing a customized workflow to create RenderMan shaders interactively in a nicely arranged graphical user interface. Artists and other professionals can quickly create RenderMan Shaders and no programming is required. The tool is aimed for 3D artists as well as TDs and Shader Writers, how ever it slightly gives more weightage to 3D Artists by providing an easy and straight forward environment to build shaders. Using ShaderBox artists can truly enjoy the creative aspect of building RenderMan Shaders. In the hand of a skilled shader writer ShaderBox put more control where they can easily build node template of a RenderMan Shader and expend the Node Library.
Some of the new Features of ShaderBox Beta 0.7 include:
A node based licensing system is introduced. You must need a demo license to preview a shader network. You can find more about licensing system in Documentation.
Node templates for 3Delight version 10.0.4.
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