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The TressFX library implements AMD’s TressFX hair/fur rendering and simulation technology. The TressFX technology uses the GPU to simulate and render high-quality, realistic hair and fur. TressFX makes use of the processing power of high-performance GPUs to do realistic rendering and utilizes DirectCompute to physically simulate each individual str... read more
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The TressFX library implements AMD’s TressFX hair/fur rendering and simulation technology. The TressFX technology uses the GPU to simulate and render high-quality, realistic hair and fur. TressFX makes use of the processing power of high-performance GPUs to do realistic rendering and utilizes DirectCompute to physically simulate each individual strand of hair.

Highlights
GCN-optimized rendering and simulation
Hair and fur support, with high quality anti-aliasing
Animation/skinning support
Two options for order-independent transparency
Maya plugin provided for authoring
Full source code provided More Info »

New in TressFX 4

Hair is skinned directly, rather than through triangle stream-out.
Signed distance field (SDF) collision, including compute shaders to generate the SDF from a dynamic mesh.
New system for handling fast motion.
Refactored to be more engine / API agnostic.
Example code includes compute-based skinning and marching cubes generation.
DirectX 12 support, with an example for async compute

Prerequisites

AMD Radeon™ GCN-based GPU (HD 7000 series or newer)
Or other DirectX 11/12 compatible discrete GPU with Shader Model 5 support
64-bit Windows® 7 (SP1 with the Platform Update), Windows 8.1, or Windows 10
Visual Studio 2013 or Visual Studio 2015
Visual Studio 2015 and Windows 10 required for DirectX 12

https://gpuopen.com/gaming-product/tressfx/
https://gpuopen.com/tag/tressfx/

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