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bug fix in loading of cubemap with mipmaps.
It's not clear why.
If you are used to editing cube map faces, youll find this script makes format changes a lot easier).So wherever the normal changes, the color changes; while the flat surface is purple.(05/24/2012 bug fix for mipster script that add unnecessary pixel.For MIP-mapped normal maps, the NormalMap Filter should be used for preview only, and then the grayscale map exported via the DDS plugin with Normal Map Settings enabled.The, nvidia Normal Map filter creates normal maps from grayscale height maps.Now plug this map into a VRayNormalMap and into your material bump slot.For each duplicate layer, apply the NormalMapFilter with a filter type of 33, 77 and 99 respectively.Just follow my steps: Create 3 duplicates of your bump map.Bug Fixes bug fix for using DDS plugin in Corel PaintShopPro.There is also the option of bump maps, but these are mostly obsolete nowadays.
Mipster, mipster is a mip-map generation script, for Photoshop CS2 and above, that leverages the power of Photoshops internal image filtering engine along with the (optional) nvidia DDS Plug-in and Normal Map Filter (for Windows).
Just open up your Bump map in Photoshop and apply this filter.
Now, by using the opacity setting for layers, blend all of these 3 maps.For MIP-mapped normal maps, the NormalMap Filter should be used for preview only, and then the grayscale map exported via the DDS plugin with "Normal Map Settings." enabled.Nvidia plugin for Photoshop.The filter UI provides a powerful 3D preview and a variety of filtering options.You dont need to worry about all the settings to create put you on the game clean a simple normal map.This will create a normal map with maximal detail and fidelity for all texture levels, without undesirable filter aliasing.Updated installer for silent installs.Normal-maps look more realistic than bump because they carry the complete 3 dimensional data, and not just height alone.
Download and install.