Corona Renderer Helpdesk for 3ds Max plugin
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~~ ANNOUNCEMENTS - 3DS MAX ~~
Please read these first! - 3ds Max
First Steps in Corona Renderer - 3ds Max
Corona for 3ds Max Helpdesk - Where to Start?
Corona for 3ds Max - Tutorials
Corona for 3ds Max Helpdesk Log
Corona 1.5 features and FAQ
How to use interactive LightMix?
Corona Renderer 1.5 - what's new?
How to use bloom and glare?
What might change if I open an older scene in Corona 1.5?
How to use LUTs?
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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 adaptivity?
What is Max Sample Intensity - MSI?
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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)
The currently selected file output format cannot store VR Warp metadata. To embed Warp data in the output image, select Corona JPEG Image Format from the drop-down list in the Save dialog.
A normal map appears to be using input image with incorrect gamma. This can cause shading artifacts.
The scene should be rendered from a camera named 'xyz', but there is more than one camera with that name in the scene. Slaves might render different view resulting in incorrect image because of this.
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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!
I am getting errors when starting 3ds Max with Corona 1.4!
1.0 issues - I cannot see Corona VFB!
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