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Blender shuts down when rendering. [duplicate]

Gonna make it brief. Every time I try to render a specificscene, the software crashes (shuts down with no pop up or anything, it shuts down one second after I click render). As for others blend files, ...
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Blender crashes when selecting object and I can't leave object mode [duplicate]

Alright, so I have no clue what's going on here... The project was perfectly fine, I saved, closed Blender, reopened the project in Blender, and now I'm having all these problems with it. The file is ...
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The rendering process gets stuck, or sometimes I get a black screen [duplicate]

I'm just following a tutorial on youtube, but when it comes to the end I cannot render the file, it always stucks and makes the screen black sometimes just showing nothing. If anyone can help it ...
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Render Crash / CUDA error [duplicate]

Hey all, CUDA error: Out of memory in mem_alloc_result, line 850 I'm unable to render a model I quickly put together (Is it considered simple?) When I attempt to render the scene, my system will ...
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Blender closes when I right click [duplicate]

I was working on this project, and out of the blue, when I right click, Blender crashes. It only happens in this project, and I'll attach the project.I'm fairly new to Blender. This started occurring ...
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High subsurf crashing cycles render [duplicate]

I have a fairly simple scene - large ground plane, five uv spheres, Pro-Lighting envmap - that's consistently and almost instantaneously crashing Blender on render. From my tests, it seems to be a ...
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Why does my computer freeze when I add a subsurf modifier? [duplicate]

I have an object with over a million vertices. When I select subdivision surface, my Mac starts the rainbow circle and sits still. How do I fix this issue?
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First Complete Lockup Hard Reset of New PC [duplicate]

When I subdivided the pants mesh a few times to 160,000 or so faces and then attempted to return to object mode, my new computer became totally unresponsive, and I was forced to carry out my first ...
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why blender crash after tray subD complex shape? [duplicate]

i have decent pc ryzen 9 3900x 32 gb and gtx 1660 super. now i modeling turntable and have some problem not just now but often when i worked on complex shape blender start work very slow or even crash....
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When and when not to use subdivsion surfaces?

I am new to 3D modelling and wondering if someone could break down when and when not to use subdivision surface modelling. I am thinking more in terms of hard surface stuff. Why wouldn't you always ...
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Why is blender crashing when trying to render?

I am trying to make a room in blender, I finished making the beds that I now want to render so I can see how it looks when its rendered fully...except I can't seem to render it, I just finish my scene,...
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Landscape topography from grayscale image

Trying to do some golf course layouts in 2.73a. Would like to use topo elevation info. Currently have grayscale .jpg of site - top view. How do I get this into Blender as a "lumpy" plane?
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How can I create spherical topology from a 2D image?

I need to create a spherical object with an irregular 3D texture. Think of a globe of the Earth with actual raised topography for mountains, etc. The purpose is to 3D print the object, so the ...
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Why do I have a large black and white artifact on the rendered image? [duplicate]

Cant figure out why the rendered image has a large black and white artifact (on the bottle on the right)? This is the blender file. Appreciate any tips!
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How can I set sliders to values outside the limits allowed by their slider?

How can I allow value sliders to be set higher than certain values? For example, I can't slide the subsurf slider past 6. This might seem like a bit of a silly ...
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Help with “Cuda Error: Out of memory”

can anyone help me... I just wanted to do a quick clay render to see some shadow issues but I keep getting a "Cuda Error: Out of memory" message come up. I'm running the render off of my GPU which is ...
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Does a Subsurf modifier slow down renders?

First of all, this is all hypothetical; I'm not actually doing this in a project. For example, let's say I'm trying to make a shape that can either be made by modeling it by hand, or I can get the ...
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For realism should I use the maximum number of Subsurf levels?

I was wondering if I always need to use the maximum value of the options from the elements of "Add Modifier". For example, do I need to use the view 6 in Subdivision surface? I know it depends of what ...
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Pauses for 2 minutes in between rendering animation frames

Blender will render 1 frame, then pause for two minutes, then do the same thing again with the next. Is there anyway to fix this? I posted a question thinking blender just stopped after frame one, but ...
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cycles isnt working when rendering

I'm used to rendering heavier files but cycles isn't rendering the one I'm currently working on for some reason, it renders just fine in the viewport even with the sampling increased exponentially and ...
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Can't undo subdivision surface modifier

After I was done modelling almost all the parts, I increased the view count in subdivision surface modifier and applied to all of the meshes. Now when I toggle to the edit mode, there are thousands of ...
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Cannot render, because of too many faces

i'm having a rookie issue. I'm trying to make a train station, which would include a train. Problem is that i can't render anything without blender crashing. This is: Blender 2.8 Eevee or Cycles (here ...
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I import too big OBJ. Now program is not responding

I work on my project. Then I added OBJ file. Blender barely imported it, after a long time of waiting. I was happy that file imported successfully, and I saved it. Next day I open blender it almost ...
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I need more subdivision levels to apply textures

I'm modeling a dinosaur with the multiresolution modifier but I already have 8 levels of subdivision. I needed more subdivisions in some places of the mesh to be able to apply the textures, but my pc ...
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How do I reduce mesh complexity?

I'm still new to blender and started modelling a star ship. its basic form is a sphere with a vertically cut torus around its equator. On that torus it has 24 plasma engine exhausts facing north, 24 ...
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Height-map low resolution displacement [duplicate]

Hi I am trying to import a height-map and create a 3d model of it, but when I import it the resolution of it is very low. I've seen it done in youtube videos and it seems I am doing the exact same, ...
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How to prevent Blender from crashing when running out of memory?

I'm waiting for like 5 minutes for a render to start, nothing happens (Blender 2.90.1) and Blender is crashing in the end. I already tried to render the project using Blender 2.83.8 but I'm getting ...
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How can I connect the armature to my mesh without blender crashing?

I am trying to make the armature the parent to the mesh with automatic weights but every time I try blender stops responding and has to be closed? Am I doing something wrong? I'm running Blender v2....
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Are there really so many triangles in this model?

I have uploaded a blend file here. It's the model of an RPG: Blender says that the model has 30940 triangles. From looking at the mesh in Edit mode, it doesn't look ilke 30k tris to me. Rather 4k ...
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Blender too slow for my new computer?

I just bought a new computer and I was following the donut lesson of Blender Guru. When I raise up the number of subdivision of the donut (Viewport) to 3, the problem starts. I can not smoothly move ...
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How can I avoid crash when adding subdivision modifier?

I am trying to add a Subdivision Surface modifier to a mesh in Blender but it crashes. It's really weird because it has only 117k tris so it shouldn't crash for 1 level of subdivision. Could the ...
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Optimising a displaced plane

New to blender and I've run into a problem where I ideally need to subdivide a mesh futher (see attached), but any increase in subdivisons results in running out of memory(I have 16GB) despite render ...
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Blender 2.81a is slow on Macbook pro when selecting items from the Properties window

I recently got a new MacBook Pro so I have more free space on my computer's memory than ever before and yet my properties window still makes blender run slowly. My Macbook pro is a new model so it's ...
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Blender Crashing

So, as I was going through some of my Blender files changing the render time Subsurface values from 4 to 3 and enabling the 'Use OpenSubdiv' to speed up viewport animations, Blender would just freeze ...
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Subdivision Surface Modifier freezes Blender. With each subsequent processing for seconds

I am on Blender 2.83. with 8GB RAM, I5 3470 3.2 GHz, GeForce GTX 1050Ti. I am trying to learn procedural modeling with a tutorial and I've got problems with subdivisions. If I increase the ...
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Error, too many subdivision?

I am trying to render a still image with a well known Render Farm service. When I upload my file it returns the error: 'Project uses to much memory while rendering. Please check for too many ...
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cycle crashing while rendering but no error pops up

What the title says, basically. I had issues with my pc, but I've just changed CPU, motherboard, and Hard Drive and I was able to render more complex scenes before with no issue at all. My drivers ...