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~~ ANNOUNCEMENTS - 3DS MAX ~~
Please read these first!
First Steps in Corona Renderer - 3ds Max
Corona for 3ds Max Helpdesk - Where to Start?
Corona for 3ds Max - Tutorials
Corona Renderer Helpdesk Log
Corona 1.4 features and FAQ
I am getting errors when starting 3ds Max with Corona 1.4!
Material editor is very slow / freezing in Corona 1.4
What is adaptivity?
What is denoising?
How to render VR content in Corona?
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FAQ - General
FAQ - Corona Render Engine
Known bugs and limitations
Is it CPU, GPU or hybrid?
How fast is Corona Renderer?
Why is it CPU-only renderer?
What light units does Corona use?
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FAQ - Performance problems
What are the best render settings?
Common user errors
Memory usage too high
Rays per second too low
Rays per sample too high
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FAQ - Licensing
Is there a free version?
Activating Corona on renderfarms and computers without 3ds Max GUI
Corona Licensing Server
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FAQ - Hardware & Software
Do you support Linux?
Which 3ds Max versions are supported by Corona Renderer?
Which operating systems are supported?
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FAQ - 3DS MAX
FAQ - How to...
How to use subsurface scattering? (volumetric absorption and scattering)
How to get rid of excessive noise?
How to set up realistic glass / metal materials
How to use Distributed Rendering?
How to use light portals in Corona?
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FAQ - What is / Where is / Does it ...?
What is GI vs. AA balance?
What is Albedo?
What is Light Samples Multiplier - LSM?
What is Max Sample Intensity - MSI?
What is RaySwitch material / map?
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FAQ - Problems with rendering
I can see bright pixels in grass!
My displacement has huge spikes or is invisible!
I can see noise in the corners of my scene!
I can't see caustics!
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FAQ - Installation & Installation Issues
I get error “Error code -1073741795 - (null)", MSVCD100.dll or similar error message!
Manually removing Corona Renderer
I've installed Corona Renderer but I can't see it in 3ds Max!
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Technical & PowerUser - 3ds Max
Corona Error Messages
System is running low on RAM. You may experience excessive parsing times and/or crashes. You will probably have to simplify the scene
Windows enabled 'Fault Tolerant Heap' for 3dsmax or dependent processes. This may have severe performance impact on Corona. Please follow the link to learn how to solve the problem. Affected executables are: xxxx (typically 3dsmax.exe)
A normal map appears to be using input image with incorrect gamma. This can cause shading artifacts.
You have 3ds Max bitmap paging enabled. This is known to drastically reduce performance of textures while rendering
Required asset file could not be located
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Distributed Rendering Troubleshooting
Missing maps/assets - DrServer is running with elevated UAC rights (as administrator)
My render nodes are not visible on the list after pressing "Search LAN"
Whole render or specific objects are white, washed out, semi-transparent, invisible, or textures are missing
I can see dark / bright strips in my rendering
Distributed Rendering does not work - "Unknown error while loading application"
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How to report issues?
Mantis - Corona Bug Tracker
Daily builds & Standalone
How to render using Corona Standalone?
Corona Renderer & Maxscript
Corona & Maxscript - List of Functions
Supported File Formats
Corona EXR format
Other - 3ds Max
Work in progress
Corona for 3ds Max Development Roadmap
I can see jagged edges in my rendering!
I can't see buttons (or other UI elements) when activating license!
1.0 issues - I cannot see Corona VFB!
1.0 issues - Sample slots in material editor not displayed properly
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