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How can I convert Maya legacy shaders (Phong, Blinn etc.) to MtoA?

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lee_griggs
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How can I convert Maya legacy shaders (Phong, Blinn etc.) to MtoA?

As this is a frequently asked question we have provided both the question and answer in this thread.

Lee Griggs
Arnold rendering specialist
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lee_griggs
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A shader conversion script exists here. Once converted to a Standard shader, you will have the option to convert that shader into a Standard Surface shader in the attribute editor.

Lee Griggs
Arnold rendering specialist
AUTODESK
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Parmenides
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Link is broken

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Stephen.Blair
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Arnold > Utilities > Convert Deprecated Shaders

https://support.solidangle.com/x/qw1kAg



// Stephen Blair
// Arnold Renderer Support
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hitecom8172
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@Stephen Blair @Lee Griggs @Zeno Pelgrims

can you help me out when i convert every thing from blinn to ai standard coat seems to be on full intensity on every shader why is this happening any way to prevent this?? i need to convert a large number of assets and fixing every thing manually is gonna take time...... any suggestions are welcome 🙂

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Anonymous
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Stephen Blair

links are broken, it would better support if a step by step approach to this answer could be provided,

Most of us end users are not scientist nor engineers.

Thank in advance for your time

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Stephen.Blair
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This is an old old question, there are more recent ones.

You don't just need to select a menu option.

https://docs.arnoldrenderer.com/display/A5AFMUG/Convert+Shaders+to+Arnold



// Stephen Blair
// Arnold Renderer Support

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