Cloud Rendering Sample

Note: This version is obsolete but is being retained for historical purposes. Please check out the latest version: Cloud Rendering Sample Updated

This new sample demonstrates high quality cloud rendering technique which uses Pixel Shader Ordering, a DirectX extension available on Intel HD graphics hardware. The sample continues the series of samples developing outdoor lighting technology. This release adds clouds to the clear sky model implemented in the previous sample The full sample source code is available on GitHub. It can also be downloaded using this direct link. This HPG paper describes the details of the technique (The definitive version is available at

The following screenshots show some images generated by the sample:

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