Autodesk’s Arnold software is an advanced Monte Carlo ray-tracing renderer. It’s designed for artists and for the demands of modern animation and visual effects (VFX) production.
Built for the demands of feature-length animation and visual effects. Arnold was originally co-developed with Sony Pictures Imageworks and now uses Arnold as their main renderer, Arnold is used at over 300 studios worldwide including ILM, Framestore, MPC, The Mill and Digic Pictures.
Arnold has supported plug-ins available for Maya, Houdini, Cinema 4D, 3ds Max, Katana, Softimage and more to come in the near future.