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~~ ANNOUNCEMENTS - 3DS MAX ~~
Read these first - 3ds Max
First Steps in Corona Renderer for 3ds Max
Corona Renderer for 3ds Max Helpdesk - Where to Start?
Corona Renderer for 3ds Max - Tutorials
FAQ - 3DS MAX
FAQ - How to...
How to use interactive LightMix?
How to set up realistic glass / metal materials
How to use bloom and glare?
How to use Distributed Rendering?
How to use denoising?
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FAQ - What is / Where is / Does it ...?
What is Corona Distance map?
What is Max Sample Intensity - MSI?
Where are supersampling / antialiasing controls in Corona?
What is RaySwitch material and map?
Does Corona support network / distributed rendering?
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FAQ - Problems with rendering
I can see jagged edges in my 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!
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FAQ - Licensing
Activating Corona Renderer for 3ds Max
Activating Corona Renderer on renderfarms and computers without 3ds Max GUI
Does the Licensing Server require 3ds Max or Backburner installed?
FAQ - General
FAQ - Corona Render Engine
Known bugs and limitations
What is GI vs. AA balance?
What is the Corona Image Editor?
Is it CPU, GPU, or hybrid?
What is Albedo?
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FAQ - Performance problems
What are the best render settings?
How to get rid of excessive noise?
Common user errors
Rays per second too low
Rays per sample too high
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FAQ - Installation & Installation Issues
I get error “Error code -1073741795 - (null)", MSVCD100.dll or similar error message!
How to install the material library in offline mode?
The Corona Official Toolbar is not working correctly!
Corona Renderer for 3ds Max Installation Process
Corona Material Library is not installed correctly
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FAQ - Licensing
Is there a free version?
Corona Licensing Server
Are there some render nodes which come for free with the main licence?
Can I use my FairSaaS License on multiple computers?
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FAQ - Hardware & Software
Do you support Linux?
Which operating systems are supported?
What host applications are supported?
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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.
Required asset file could not be located
You have 3ds Max bitmap paging enabled. This is known to drastically reduce performance of textures while rendering
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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"
I can see dark / bright strips in my rendering
Distributed Rendering does not work - "Unknown error while loading application"
Distributed Rendering stopped working after the installation of newer version
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How to report issues - 3ds Max
Mantis - Corona Bug Tracker
Daily builds & Standalone
How to render using Corona Standalone?
Corona Renderer for 3ds Max Daily Builds
Corona Renderer & Maxscript
Supported File Formats
Other - 3ds Max
Work in progress
Corona for 3ds Max Development Roadmap
How to use subsurface scattering? (pre-1.7 guide)
I can't see buttons (or other UI elements) when activating license!
I am getting errors when starting 3ds Max with Corona 1.4!
1.0 issues - I cannot see Corona VFB!
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