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Likelihood to Recommend

Autodesk Maya

I think it's the best tool for studios that need a pipeline, such as making a feature film, etc. However, there are few convenient plug-ins, so it is difficult to make small turns.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

OctaneRender

I have been able to import an environment and create realistic lighting rather quickly by using the power of GPU rendering. Paired with its ability to create instances of geometry, it makes it easy to render a megacity environment in half the time. One issue with this is the clutter that can be made with connecting nodes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Autodesk Maya

  • Complete 3D package
  • Many features and convenient
  • You can add scripts and plug-ins
Salomi Rai | TrustRadius Reviewer

OctaneRender

  • Octane uses GPU rendering so it takes advantage of the video card.
  • It gives you a good selection of options to tweak and refine your model rendering.
  • It can use 3D instances so it doesn't overuse computer resources.
  • There are plugins that can be incorporated into other 3D packages for rendering.
  • Octane is particularly inexpensive compared to other 3D render packages.
  • You are able to copy certain sections of nodes in order to create different iterations of the same environment or model. For example, changing the lighting or camera features.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Autodesk Maya

  • Better design of the interface.
  • Better price.
Alan Urbina | TrustRadius Reviewer

OctaneRender

  • Its user interface could use some improvement.
  • It is node-based so there is a slight learning curve when using it as a beginner.
  • It doesn't import FBX files.
  • It requires a 3D model to have UVs in order to import it into Octane.
  • At times it may not be as stable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Autodesk Maya

There are list of alternatives of Autodest Maya: SideFX Houdini, Blender. We use them all depending on the task.
Miroslav Bobryshev | TrustRadius Reviewer

OctaneRender

Although both have their pros and cons, Octane is far less expensive and it allows for more control over the geometry within a scene with better lighting and camera controls.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Autodesk Maya

  • Maya provides full support and their support team is always there to help.
vijay kumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

OctaneRender

  • Octane has had a huge advantage of GPU rendering.
  • It's relatively inexpensive compared to other rendering packages.
  • It allows for more control over the scene compared to packages like Keyshot.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Autodesk Maya

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Autodesk Maya Editions & Modules

Edition
Monthly$205.001
  1. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

OctaneRender

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

OctaneRender Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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