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TIP: Easy installing Renderman on Windows

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After downloading and installing Renderman to its default location, the simplest solution is to put following lines into your Houdini.env as well the Rmantree as a seperate entry in your System variables and appending the path with the @Rmantree. But! in the path variables of your System use $ instead of @. Forward slashes are valid for all three targets.

RMANTREE="C:/Program Files/Pixar/RenderManProServer-21.2"
Path=$PATH;@RMANTREE/bin

Thats it.

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dear follyx

i tried installing renderman 21.3 but never succeed over it i tried with variable too but nothing worked  i am getting an error (CreateProcess failed for 'prman') pls help to solve this issue

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@arumugamb

Try adding these lines in your houdini.env

My houdini env looks like this:

RMANTREE="C:/Program Files/Pixar/RenderManProServer-21.3"
PATH=$PATH;$RMANTREE/bin
HOUDINI_DEFAULT_RIB_RENDERER=prman21.3
HOUDINI_VIEW_RMAN=prman

Then my windows system environment variables look like this

Variable:

RMANTREE

Value:

C:\Program Files\Pixar\RenderManProServer-21.3\

and make sure you edit the rendermn.ini file to recognise houdini:

/displaytype/framebuffer          houdini

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