FAQ - Problems with rendering

Answers to typical questions regarding problems with rendering something

Depth of field does not affect reflection and refraction!
Depth of field does not affect reflections! Although it may seem counter-intuitive, this is not a bug, and this phenomenon is something that happens in real...
Mon, 21 Dec, 2015 at 1:21 PM
I am getting "Error creating file output" message!
I am getting "Error creating file output" message! This is not a Corona Renderer error. It is a 3ds Max error. It also appears when using an...
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019 at 9:51 AM
I can see squares/artefacts on object surface!
I can see squares/artefacts on object surface! This is probably caused by multiple faces or objects overlapping each other. The solution is to move or delet...
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015 at 12:34 PM
Framing came out different in rendering than in viewport!
Framing came out different in rendering than in viewport! To make sure that framing in your active viewport has the same proportions as your render ...
Mon, 2 Feb, 2015 at 10:49 AM
My SSS objects are faceted!
My SSS objects are faceted! 1. Why objects are faceted You may sometimes notice that certain objects with SSS (volumetr...
Thu, 7 Jul, 2016 at 5:35 PM
Displacement is not visible in reflections/refractions
Displacement is not visible in reflections/refractions Displacement in the default "Screen size (px)" mode may not be visible in reflections...
Wed, 30 May, 2018 at 10:37 AM
CPU usage is low during rendering
CPU usage is low during rendering This is a 3ds Max issue which sometimes happens when there is a native 3ds Max photometric light present in the scen...
Wed, 30 May, 2018 at 10:35 AM
Displacement is flickering in animation!
Displacement is flickering in animation! This usually happens when using displacement in the default "Screen size (px)" mode. In this...
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016 at 3:34 PM
Rendering stops by itself!
Rendering stops by itself! If your rendering seems to randomly stop by itself, or before the specified rendering limit is reached, make sure that so...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 2:02 PM
I am having a long freeze each time I stop interactive rendering!
I am having a long freeze each time I stop interactive rendering! This guide applies to the following situations: Generally the viewport performance a...
Mon, 18 Jun, 2018 at 4:15 PM