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blender cache on several computers

I have multiple low-performance computers, and I was wondering: could blender cache the same animation on all of them? Now notice, I want to cache, not render. I know there are lots of answers out ...
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Reload smoke cache from file

If I bake a smoke simulation, then then save-as the file as a new name, I lose the smoke cache. Is there any way to reload it?
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Render of Smoke/Fire shows nothing

I am doing the Blenderguru tutorial on Making Fire. After the initial setup he does a render and so did I .... Probably I did something silly but I cannot find it. I already did delete the circle ...
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Clear Blender BVH Cache

A lot of times when I'm rendering in Cycles, I enable BVH caching to speed up my render time. The only downside to doing this is that in scenes with high geometry my hard drive fills up quickly. Is ...
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Cache to Stop and Start Movement in an Animation?

So I am working on an animation that is about 4 minutes long and various elements that use physics in the scene come in and out of shot, namely fire and moving cloth. I am wondering if there is an ...
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Particle cache step of less than 1?

I have a particle system, and an emitter. Sometimes the emitter moves extremely fast, and leaves gaps between particles. I'd like to lower the Cache Step below 1, is there any way I can have blender ...
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Clear the sequencer memory cache?

I'm doing some motion tracking, and to quickly edit things I preload the frames into the memory. However, this fills up my ram, and sometimes (e.g when I'm not working with the footage) I want to ...
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Cache slow animation?

Let's say I have an animation that my computer can only process at an incredibly slow rate (A forest, for example). Is it possible to cache the animation so I can work with it (and only have to ...
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Hair simulation cache

I am trying to cache a heavy hair simulation (picture and blend file below). I have two problems: I tried to cache "in file" by disabling the "disk cache" box. The file seems to be getting bigger and ...
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Wind Field freeze at frame 250. Where can it be changed?

I have setup a project of 250 frames with a flag and a wind force field. It works fine until I change the length of the project to 520 frames, then the flag is frozen after frame 250. There must be a ...
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How to pack cache files?

Is it possible to pack the smoke cache files into the blend file, like can be done with images? How can I do that? I only need the cache of one single frame.
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specify cache output folder?

Can I set my cache output folder? I'm using Cycles Rendering, with GPU mode, my computer sometimes show a message that I have little space left. This happens while I work, sometimes without even ...
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What are the advantages of turning on “cache BVH”?

What are the advantages of turning on cache BVH for a cycles render? Not sure how to elaborate. I'm not necessarily looking for a technical description, just a better idea for when to use it, and ...
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How to delete rigid body cache?

I can't delete rigid body cache from scene. When I delete old objects and add new ones they are acting like the old objects. I tried all options under rigid body cache panel in scene properties, Free ...
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Is it safe to delete the cache?

Does deleting the cache files in the USER directory hurt anything? The user directory where the cache in question is: ...
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Can I save the baking cache?

Is it possible at all to save a physics cache with a .blend file, so that when I open it back up, I won't need to cache it again? P.S. I do understand the implications, that the .blend size can be ...