Select a renderer

To find out more about Maya renderers, see the following:

When you select a renderer, Maya’s user interface is automatically configured to use the renderer. For example, if you render the current frame, Maya uses the renderer to process the image and display it in the Render View. Or, if you press the Display Render Settings window button, the Render Settings window appears, showing the Common tab and tab that corresponds to the selected renderer.

To choose the renderer

  1. Do one of the following:

To specify the default renderer

  1. Click Window > Settings/ Preferences > Preferences.
  2. Select the Rendering category, then set the Preferred Renderer option.