Renderman Studio 1.01:
RenderMan Studio is a collection of tools that form an advanced render pipeline that is both easy to use and fully customizable. From Maya scene translation, to network rendering, to compositing . . . RenderMan Studio provides a powerful render pipeline for maximum efficiency. The RenderMan Studio includes:
RenderMan for Maya Pro
Integrates tightly with Maya to provide a bridge to Pixar's RenderMan.
RIB Out - With the ability to write 3D data, called RIB, RenderMan for Maya Pro offers new horizons for flexibility and programmability required for sophisticated render pipelines.
RIB Archives - The ability to read RIB archives opens up new workflows, for both efficiency and creativity.
RIF Filters - Use filters to modify RIB files to build custom pipeline.
RiProcedural Plugins - Extend the capabilities of the renderer or the modeler with custom DSO's and DSO Shade Ops, which can be used to create procedural geometry, feathers, and custom shaders ... for just a few examples.
RI for MEL - Another Pro feature is the ability to insert RIB into the Maya scene using MEL scripts, providing almost unlimited flexibility for custom solutions.
RSL Nodes in Hypershade - With the Pro version RSL templates make it much easier to author custom Maya Materials using the RenderMan Shading Language
The complete solution for shader management and creation. Build shaders visually and take full advantage of the RenderMan Shading Language.
The scriptable work distribution system. Perfectly suited for managing large render farms.
The image tool with powerful script based compositing.