FAQ - Corona Render Engine

Frequently asked questions regarding Corona Render Engine

Known bugs and limitations
Known bugs and limitations This article lists bugs and limitations in Corona Renderer which we are aware of, and which we are planning to fix...
Thu, 21 Jun, 2018 at 4:03 PM
What is GI vs. AA balance?
What is GI vs. AA balance? Number of GI samples per each anti-aliasing sample. Higher values will make global illumination and light noise clean up fast...
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018 at 12:55 PM
What is the Corona Image Editor?
What is the Corona Image Editor? When using the universal installer of Corona Renderer, the Corona Image Editor (CIE) is by default installed into ...
Thu, 7 Jun, 2018 at 8:47 AM
Is it CPU, GPU, or hybrid?
Is it CPU, GPU, or hybrid? We are proudly CPU-based and we do not have any intention of making GPU or hybrid version in the foreseeable future. The ...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 12:06 PM
What is Albedo?
What is Albedo? Simply put, albedo is the overall brightness of an object. Albedo is the reflecting power of a material. In Corona, it is the su...
Wed, 9 Aug, 2017 at 4:44 PM
How fast is Corona Renderer?
How fast is Corona Renderer? We try to stay away from any speed comparisons with competition as we believe it is far too easy to create favorable ...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 12:06 PM
What is adaptivity?
What is adaptivity? The purpose of adaptivity (adaptive image sampling) is to make noise level uniform across the whole image. By focusing ...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 12:23 PM
How do light portals work in Corona Renderer?
How do light portals work in Corona Renderer? In most cases, light portals greatly speed up the rendering. Adding them is essential when rendering inter...
Thu, 3 Aug, 2017 at 12:03 PM
What light units does Corona use?
What light units does Corona use? Corona supports Candela (cd), Lumen (lm) and Lux (lx) units. If it's not specified (for example in standard...
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016 at 3:42 PM
Can I bake textures in Corona?
Can I bake textures in Corona? Texture baking has been implemented in Corona Renderer 1.4 for 3ds Max. See: How to use Texture Baking? (3ds Max)
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017 at 5:11 PM