Local DB


OctaneRender® includes a Local DB that houses MaterialsA set of attributes or parameters that describe surface characteristics. and Nodes, similar to the Live DB. You can save these assets on a local drive and organize them in folders with thumbnails for easy identification. To access the Local DB, click on Open LiveDB, then proceed to the LocalDB tab.

Figure 1: Local DB

Right-click and import to use a MaterialThe representation of the surface or volume properties of an object. or other Local DB asset.

Figure 2: Importing Materials from the Local DB into 3DS Max®