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Does Corona support network / distributed rendering?
Does Corona support network rendering? Yes it does. You can network-render using Autodesk Backburner and Thinkbox Deadline, or use Corona's integr...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 2:11 PM
What is "Autosave" feature?
What is "Autosave" feature? This feature automatically saves the content of VFB in Corona EXR format during rendering based on given inter...
Thu, 3 Aug, 2017 at 12:08 PM
What is path tracing?
What is path tracing?   Path tracing is a rendering algorithm that computes the final image by tracing independent light paths from the camera as opposed ...
Mon, 10 Jun, 2019 at 6:25 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 -...
Tue, 4 Jun, 2019 at 10:33 AM
What is the Adaptive light solver (New light solver) option?
What is the Adaptive light solver (New light solver) option? What is it? The Adaptive light solver option (formerly known as New light solver) foun...
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019 at 10:44 AM
Where can I find out what each Corona button/setting does?
Where can I find out what each Corona setting does? To read a short description about each of Corona Renderer's settings or buttons, just hold you...
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018 at 1:27 PM
Where do I set number of light bounces in Corona?
Where do I set number of light bounces in Corona? The total number of light bounces is governed by the "Max Ray Depth" parameter in Render...
Tue, 24 Feb, 2015 at 4:38 PM
Where are the system settings?
Where are the system settings? Since Corona 1.5, advanced system settings, such as number of threads override, autosave options, VFB settings, and...
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 at 11:35 AM
What is the new improved sampler?
What is the new improved sampler? The "new improved" sampler introduced in Corona Renderer 1.7 is the DMC sampler well known from V-Ray. ...
Fri, 9 Mar, 2018 at 10:08 AM
Does ISO setting in photographic exposure controls introduce noise?
Does ISO setting in photographic exposure controls introduce noise? No. In Corona, ISO setting only increases image exposure value. For general in...
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014 at 4:44 PM