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What is Light Samples Multiplier - LSM?
What is Light Samples Multiplier - LSM? Number of direct lighting samples per each GI sample. Increase this value in scenes with visible noise in di...
Tue, 28 Feb, 2017 at 2:00 PM
What is Max Sample Intensity - MSI?
What is Max Sample Intensity - MSI? Maximum brightness of the secondary GI samples. This is the tradeoff between rendering performance and physical a...
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018 at 11:12 AM
What is RaySwitch material and map?
What is RaySwitch material and map? Tutorial: Using RaySwitchers Rayswitch Material RaySwitch material lets you assign different kinds of ...
Wed, 5 Jul, 2017 at 5:02 PM
Does it support network / distributed rendering?
Does it support network rendering? Yes it does. You can network-render using Autodesk Backburner and Thinkbox Deadline, or use Corona's integra...
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017 at 5:16 PM
What available render elements are there?
What available render elements are there? Tutorial: Setting up and compositing CESSENTIAL render elements   Two render elem...
Fri, 7 Aug, 2015 at 3:28 PM
What types of materials can I render?
What types of materials can I render? Corona Renderer does have its own advanced materials, but it can render native 3ds Max materials as well. Co...
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017 at 5:12 PM
What is CTexmap render element?
What is CTexmap render element? The CTexmap render element lets you render a pass with a chosen texture map applied to the whole scene (except excluded ...
Wed, 21 Feb, 2018 at 5:42 PM
What is highlight clamping?
What is highlight clamping? Highlight clamping has been introduced in post-1.3 versions of Corona. It clamps all samples before they are...
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016 at 3:06 PM
Commonly used abbreviations (LSM, MSI,...)
Commonly used abbreviations (LSM, MSI,...) AA - Anti-Aliasing BDPT - Bidirectional Path Tracing CIE - Corona Image Editor CXR - Corona EXR  GI -...
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018 at 1:18 PM
What are the two available SSS modes?
What are the two available SSS modes? Starting from Corona Renderer 1.7, there are two subsurface scattering modes that can be enabled for the CoronaMtl...
Fri, 9 Mar, 2018 at 10:03 AM