When sending a model to KeyShot using the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge
you may receive an error that says "Unable to Connect to External
There are several possible reasons why you may receive this warning:
IF YOU HAVE KEYSHOT 5 (the original KeyS...
The ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge is a special plugin that is pre-installed
with ZBrush 4R7 and above. It allows you to use any version of
KeyShot 5 or above as an external renderer.
Simply load a model in ZBrush and turn on Render >> External Renderer
There are currently three methods by which you can send models from
ZBrush to KeyShot without the material settings included. This will
let you export the color from PolyPaint or texture, but not have any
effects from the ZBrush materials such as MatCaps...
The ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge uses a new activation system that is
different from that of ZBrush itself. You may deactivate it at any
time, including after deactivating ZBrush.
Wherever possible, please deactivate the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge
The ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge is available in floating license form.
Here is the information that you need to know regarding this:
* The ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge can only use the same licensing system
as ZBrush itself. This means that if your ZBrush lic...
Under certain circumstances, your license for the ZBrush to KeyShot
Bridge can become corrupted. This will normally happen if you
reinstall ZBrush on a computer, or if you update that machine's
operating system (such as going from Windows 8 to Windows 10...
The ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge uses a new activation system which is
different from that of ZBrush.
When you purchase a license for the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge you
receive an email that contains your serial number and instructions for
how to download you...