The backplates are available als jpg and canon raw (CR2) files for greatest flexibility.
Format: .exr and .hdr
Projection: 360/180 full spherical panorama, Spherical Map Latitude-Longitude
Depth: 32 bit per channel
High Dynamic Range Image HDRI allows you to import a real lighting situation into your 3d scene. Wonderful shadows and reflections in the scene can achieve the highest level of realism in the rendering.
It helps you to dramatically speed up the lighting process and is especially usefull for automotive and product visualization.
HDRI is supported by many 3D-applications, such as 3dsmax 6, VizRender 2005, Viz 2005, Lightwave version 6.0 and higher, Softimage|XSI, Bryce 6, Maya & Mentalray, RenderMan, Autodesk VIZ4, messiah:render Arnold, InSight Integra, 3ds-max & VRay, 3ds-max & Brazil r/s Splutterfish, 3ds-max & finalRender Cebas, Cinema4D Version 8.1, Vue5, Lightwork Render System and many more.