Renderman for OS X

With the release of the PowerMac G5, Pixar appears to be getting on board with Renderman for the PowerMac.

A Pixar Press Release notes that they are evaluating a full release:

    We have benchmarked PhotoRealistic RenderMan on Apple's new Power Mac G5 and have found the performance of the G5 to be impressive. We are considering a full release of our software for the G5, depending on customer demand and other issues.

If interested in Renderman for the Power Mac G5, Pixar is requesting emails to with the Subject of "RenderMan for Mac", as well as to include your contact information.

If released, the Beta program will likely begin in August, and will be limited to active Pixar customers. Interest in Beta testing from current Pixar customers can be directed to with the Subject of "RenderMan for Mac Beta Program".

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