Octane Render is the world's first GPU based, un-biased, physically based renderer. What does that mean? It uses the video card in your computer to render photorealistic results fast...really fast. This allows the user to create stunning works in a fraction of the time of traditional CPU based renderers.
Yet, to date no other software makes use of it in the way that Octane does. With a single, modern, GPU you can typically expect to see a 1000%-5000% (10X to 50X) speed increase over a typical un-biased, CPU based renderer. More Info »
Not only is Octane Render fast, but it is completely interactive which allows you to work with your scene in ways that were not possible in the past. Edit the lighting, materials, camera settings, depth of field, etc. in real time with instant feedback on the results. It allows you to work at the speed of your imagination. You will feel more like a photographer exploring your scene. It makes rendering fun again.
Octane Render is a standalone application that doesn't require a specific modeling package to function. If your application can export to one of the supported file formats, you can use Octane Render.