Iray Programmer's Manual

Release overview

The Iray release contains the following parts:

  • Installation instructions

  • A platform-dependent shared library, also known as a DLL, named libneuray. This is the library used by the Iray API. Supported platforms are Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.

  • A set of platform-independent C++ include files.

  • A library of documents that describe:

    • The Iray API and how to use it

    • The Material Definition Language (MDL), which is the language used to create the materials used by the renderer

  • Collections of:

    • Example programs that illustrate key features of Iray and their implementation

    • Example materials created with MDL

    • Example textures

  • End user license agreement