Real IES 3.1

The updated version of Real IES 3 with bug fixes, UX improvements, Mobile extension, and user-requested features.

  • Login window has been moved to the main UI
  • new Options window
  • 64-bit support
  • retina and HiDPI resolution
  • .ies parser extension and improved compatibility with a wider set of .ies variants
  • millicandela support (mcd) and manual input up to 3 float digits
  • 0° sync on both 0-180 and 90-270 C-Planes
  • new Real IES Mobile application for Android [open beta]
  • proprietary .rim file parser and importer on Real IES 3.1
  • fixed regkey on PC
  • removed excessive previews on mouse-over
  • better usability and consistency
  • updated user manual
  • minor bugs corrections
Real IES 3.1 User Interface
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Real IES Mobile – public beta

A first public beta of Real IES Mobile, a simple companion app utility for light designers, game developers, 3D, and VFX artists. With Real IES you can edit a super-imposed light, composited on your phone’s camera image.
Edit the light as you prefer then save the file. Real HDR Mobile will create a .rim file to be processed in Real IES desktop (both on PC and Mac). Fine tune your light settings and export a beautifully custom photometric file for your creations.

  • consistent UI with Real IES 3
  • real-time light compositing
  • proprietary .rim file format
  • attach .png preview to .rim
  • folder scan and local library
  • mobile save path
  • surprise me function
Real IES Mobile beta
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Real IES 3

Third main release of Real IES. This version is a total rewrite of every single feature and a massive change on the core of the software plus new features.

  • entirely rewritten core
  • new user interface
  • improved precision and performances
  • better usability and consistency
  • portable license
  • non symmetrical light support
  • extended parser
  • automated rebuild of symmetrical lights
  • LightGraph curve module
  • optional sharp light rays
  • granular values up to 1°
  • LightList inspector
  • optional entitlement of .ies
  • keyboard shortcuts
  • new user manual
  • OpenEXR 32-bit rasterizer
  • enhanced update check
  • more reliable intensity values
  • minor bugs corrections
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Real IES 2

Second release of Real IES introducing a snapshot and parsing feature to import .ies files.

Real IES 1

First release of Real IES featuring 10 angles and a basic interpolation.

Real IES Beta

PlaySys’ internal tool used to quickly produce custom .ies files for b2b rendering projects.