Greetings! Version 7.2 of the OptiX SDK has been posted.
Some of the highlights in this version are:
- Validation Mode
- AOV (layered) Denoising
- On-demand texture loading source library
- Automatic AABB computation of instances & motion blur!
We’ve added a little more detail in a blog post: https://news.developer.nvidia.com/the-nvidia-optix-sdk-release-7-2/
And a lot more detail in the GTC talk “What’s new in OptiX 7.2”. GTC attendees can view the replay here: https://www.nvidia.com/en-us/gtc/session-catalog/?search=A21134
OptiX 7.2 requires a driver numbered 455 or higher.
Download Link: https://developer.nvidia.com/designworks/optix/download
Release Notes: https://developer.nvidia.com/optix/downloads/7.2.0/releasenotes
Documentation: https://raytracing-docs.nvidia.com/ (Don’t forget that you will also find the OptiX 7.2 programming guide & API reference PDF files in the OptiX 7.2 SDK download.)
Keith’s getting started blog post: https://devblogs.nvidia.com/how-to-get-started-with-optix-7
Detlef’s OptiX 7 Advanced Samples: https://github.com/NVIDIA/OptiX_Apps
Ingo’s Siggraph 2019 course notes: https://gitlab.com/ingowald/optix7course
May your shaders shine!