The future for AMDs Pro render looks very good indeed. Built using Open CL and Metal, it available for Windows, Linux and mac OS, and it also processor and GPU agnostic. One of Pro render selling points is that it can use both the CPU and the GPU, including multiples of either, at the same time rather than choosing either CPU or GPU.
As far as rendering features go, Pro render is keeping up with the competition with physically based cameras and materials, and incorporates ray tracing, path tracing, and global illumination. The Foundry Modo 3D animation software has included Pro render support since version 13, and it been steadily improving that integration to add support for more Pro render features such as AMD denoising filters. Earlier this year, Side FX released Houdini 18 which….