Maxwell Render

Maxwell Render is a rendering engine based on the mathematical equations governing light transport. Maxwell Render is unbiased. Maxwell Render can fully capture all light interactions between all elements in a scene, and all lighting calculations are performed using spectral information and high dynamic range data.

License: Maxwell Render Student v3 (annual, Node Locked licenses), non-commercial use only.

Operating System: Windows, Mac OS, Linux

System requirements: see vendor's site

Version: last one

How to get the software and the license:

  1. Fill in the Software service request form and ask for the ‘Student License Retrivial Code’

  2. Fill in the Maxwell request form by inserting:
    • the ‘Student License Retrivial Code’ 
    • the Politecnico institutional email address (e.g.

  3. two email will be received containing:
    • the instructions to download the software
    • the 'Node Locked license activation key'

Documents and resources

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