- Once installed, load Arnold for Maya by going to the Plug-in Manager (Window > Settings/Preferences > Plug-in Manager).
MtoA plug-in loaded in Maya's Plug-in Manager
- You can see various items of information about the plug-in by clicking on the 'i' (information) icon:
- Select Arnold Renderer from the drop-down menu in the Render Settings to start rendering your scenes.
MTOA_STARTUP_LOG_VERBOSITY = 3
There are 4 levels for this logging:
1 Warnings and errors.
2 Warnings, errors and infos (how many extensions we register, how many shader nodes are created, what plugin is loaded).
Note that you must first run Maya through the command line or a batch file to view the log in Maya's Output Window (Windows) or in the console (Linux).