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GPU based realtime engine for the viewport implemented for Blender version 2.8, using Industry standard PBR (Physically Based Rendering).

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EEVEE and Cycles render lighting differences

I get different lightning render with the same scene camera setup. Cycles render (both experimental and supported feature set) gets weaker lightning and needs more energy. How can I get the same ...
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How to make mesh lights work in Blender Eevee?

The closest I can get to making mesh lights affect their environment in Blender Eevee is giving them an Emission material and turning on "Bloom". But this isn't emitting proper light, it just looks ...
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Why doesn't Volumetric follow the shape of Mesh in Eevee?

So I was in the middle of making a ball-shaped smoke, but the volumetric effect didn't work following the basic shape. It remains cube in Eevee Blender 2.8; while in Cycle it works, but in Cycle it ...
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How does EEVEE work?

We all know what Cycles is, at least to a first approximation: Cycles is a path tracing engine [...] Specifically, cycles is a "backwards" path tracer, which means that it traces light rays by ...
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Objects, shadows and reflections not rendering in EEVEE

I started to work with EEVEE short time ago and I was amazed by the capabilities of this engine. However, I noticed something strange when I was rendering some tests. Some objects/reflections/shadows ...
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What is LookDev mode for in 2.8?

I am struggling to understand what is LookDev mode for and how do I render an image which I see in this mode into a picture or video. I tweaked my material to look how I want in LookDev mode 1, but ...
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Using “Material Preview” HDRI in Renders - Blender 2.81

I know that I can use default HDRI maps in Rendered mode in Blender right now, but the problem is when I wan to render the image by F12 (or render movie), my settings are changed to use "scene world". ...
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Does transparency work in eevee

I have been trying to create a transparent lens using the eevee rendering engine in 2.8 but the transparency slider has no effect. Has this feature not been implemented yet? I've looked all over the ...
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What's the purpose of the EEVEE rendering engine?

Is it an alternative to Cycles, or just for the 3D viewport?
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Will EEVEE eliminate the need for cycles and rendering? [closed]

So I have been seeing a lot lately about EEVEE, and even though it is in early development it still seems really powerful. What I'm interested in is will it just eliminate the need for having cycles ...
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Eevee shadow problem

Recently I downloaded blender 2.8 for the new real-time render engine, but then I found out that the shadow in the eevee is really unexpected. Just like shown above, the quality of the shadow is bad ...
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Alpha Channel in Eevee?

Apologies in advance for the Eevee question... but!...now that the releases are getting more stable, I'm messing around with it and wondering if anyone has gotten an alpha channel/transparency mix ...
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How do the new light probes in Eevee work?

I've been experimenting with Blender's new Eevee engine over the past couple of days and, so far, have failed to get the realistic results I'm aiming for. I've seen some online tutorials and articles ...
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Screen Space Reflections in EEVEE

I am struggling with understanding screen space reflections in EEVEE. I am aware of the excellent answer to this question, however, this only talks about when an object is off screen entirely. Maybe ...
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How to render from Eevee in Blender 2.8?

I have the Blender 2.8 version from the 21st Sep 2018 I was looking forward to render a test sequence but cannot find a render button anywhere? Does anyone know where to find it?
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How can i render the reflections i see in the Look Dev viewport in Blender 2.8

i'm finding blender 2.8 confusing and i'm relatively new to blender in general anyway. While looking at my model in the Look Dev view port i can see reflections. However, when i render my scene in ...
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How to hide object but keep shadow in EEVEE?

This is very easy to do in Cycles, just have to click on the camera checkbox. I cant figure out how to do this in EEVEE. Any help would be appreciated.
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EEVEE seem not to benefit from multiple GPUs for rendering

Recently I have built a new workstation PC with dual GTX 1080 Ti. I know that in Cycles, each GPU renders 1 tile but I'm not sure about EEVEE. I tested it and it seems that even if I have checked both ...
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Can you render using the CPU with Eevee

Is there a way to render things in eevee using the CPU or is it just a GPU render engine?
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EEVEE ignores light-emission outside of the camera frame

Screen Space Refraction = on Motion Blur = on Refraction = off (when I turned it on, the raytraced light dissapeared completely) All Materials are based on Principled BDSF All Materials are set to ...
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Can't see a glass object through another glass object in eevee

I was just testing eevee and found that you can not view a glass object through another glass. Is there any workaround ? It works fine only If I rotate the glass window or put my camera to the back ...
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Blender 2.8 - AWS EC2 command line EEVEE render

I have been trying to get this to work for a couple days now. I have an EC2 P2 instance with NVIDIA CUDA configured by default, its a Deep learning Ubuntu AMI. This OS does not have a GUI so ...
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How can I fix this jagged Shadows?

I already subdividied the surface, but still getting this raw shadows in between of the spheres. What can I do?
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Why Eevee doesn't illuminate more than 128 lights in a scene in real-time?

I don't know if it is a bug or a limitation of Eevee, but the bigger scenes actually needs more than 128 lights. Also, Eevee doesn't bake more than 64 irradiance volumes. If it is not a bug, is there ...
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Will it soon be possible to render an Eevee animation in realtime (2.8 Beta)?

What I tried: Most available tutorials Some render / file format settings The result: A 2 minutes long animation that plays fine in realtime takes a day or two to render on a GTX 1080. There's no ...
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Portal effect in EEVEE?

So I'm trying to make a portal effect for an animation, and unfortunately the only way i know of for doing this effect is by using layers and the compositor in 2.79, which were replaced with the ...
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Do nodes in EEVEE work the same as in Cycles?

I played a bit with nodes that I have a basic idea how they work but not much more than that, so I have to learn much more about it. I know Blender Render uses different nodes than Cycles. As of now ...
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Blender 2.8 - Object index pass in Eevee

I need to isolate filters on some objects in the compositor and Blender 2.8 does not have the options to setup object/material passes in the View Layers. Is there anyway to achieve this in Blender 2.8 ...
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Blender EEVEE not rendering smoke simulation

For some reason the EEVEE viewport is actually rendering the smoke simulation, however, on the actual render, it does not seem to render it at all as if it's excluding it. I have checked Volumetrics ...
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Plane-object displayed in background while beeing in front (Eevee Viewport)

Some plane-objects are beeing displayed in the background while beeing in front. Is this a bug or am i missing somehting Eevee-specific? All the plane objects were joined while uv-projecting from ...
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Pixelated light cone near source with Eevee

In my renders with Eevee, I'm getting pixelation of the light cone near the light source. What settings do I need to adjust to fix this please?
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How can I use shadow from environment world (HDRI)?

I make an animation in Blender 2.79 and render it using EEVEE in Blender 2.8 as it's very fast. One problem is that if I use HDRI whenever I do this for background, shadow of mesh doesn't appear on ...
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EEVEE Volumetrics disappears when I plug in a noise texture to density node

Been trying to get this to work. Am I doing something wrong or is this a bug? The volumetrics disappears when I plug in any noise to the volume scatter node. I've also tried other textures. Thanks ...
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Eevee renders reflected lights with wrong z-buffer

I have noticed that Eevee reflected lights (in my case are visible areas) appear ahead other objects which are closer to the reflecting surface. This is one example is this a bug or there is ...
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Does the blender Eevee rendering engine really have indirect lighting?

I heard that it does, and there is also a panel in the render settings that says "Indirect Lighting" but I never see any indirect lighting while I'm using Eevee, that's for sure.
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In Blender 2.8, how do I light an EEVEE scene with an HDR?

Blender 2.8 supports the same world node setup that Cycles does. This correctly puts the HDR image in the world background. But EEVEE doesn't light the scene properly. Everything looks flat and ...
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Make an object not cast a shadow in eevee

Is there a way to make a single object not cast shadows in Eevee?
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shadow clipped when zoom out ( eevee )

I like the shadow here but when the camera zoomed out, the shadow gone. Is this normal? how to fix this?
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My glass material isn't transparent in Eevee

When using Eevee, an object with a glass material (in this case: Principled BSDF, trasmission set to 1.0) doesn't seem like it can be looked through: it's completely opaque. See for instance the ...
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How do I fade in/out an object in Blender 2.8 Eevee?

I'm kinda new to using Blender Eevee. I used to use Cycles, but that took too long to render. I'm doing a text animation with a video in the background, and I want the text to fade in and fade out. ...
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How to check if EEVEE or cycles is used?

Is there a way for a shader/material to check if it is being render in EEVEE or cycles? I want to activate different nodes that immitate or indicate some effects that don't work so well in EEVEE, for ...
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What are the minimum spec requirements for 2.8?

I have tried using Eevee on my computer, but it kept crashing. It was a version that was downloaded a couple of weeks ago. Also, I attempted to use Substance Designer and it failed to work as well. My ...
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Why does EEVEE take More time when it is rendered from the button than viewing in the actual viewport?

Why does EEVEE take More time when it is rendered from the button than viewing in the actual viewport? I mean when you pan around in the rendered mode in EEVEE it takes no time to render it to the ...
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Blender 2.8 Eevee transparent BSDF leaving extruded text unfaced

I'm trying an animation in Blender 2.8 (most current release as of 20 Jun 19, although the last couple of releases also do this) which fades up pre-extruded text part way through; I'm running ...
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Shine Through Texture [duplicate]

In Blender, I was wondering how to make an effect that is usually seen when the light shines through a material giving it a glow effect. Examples are: • When you hold an empty plastic bottle to the ...
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Eevee Smoke invisible on objects

Smoke looks too thin when it is on the small square plane. Here is upside-down view and Flow object (small square) settings: And this is side view and Domain object settings: Why is it so, and how ...
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Python 2.8 - how to assign a material in shading versus layout workspace

In Blender/python 2.8, I have code that creates and assigns a material correctly in the Layout workspace (Workbench engine), but when I switch to Eevee or Cycles engine the material does not exist. ...
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Viewport output on videocard

we are currently looking into the possibility of adding monitoring of a fullscreen viewport on SDI videocards, like the Blackmagic Decklink or Blackmagic Ultrastudio. Blackmagic Design has a SDK, with ...
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In 2.8, Blender crashes while rendering trees

I'm trying to render a scene and in both render engines it crashes right before it would start making the image. I thought trees were the issue so i tested the render without them, but it crashed ...
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EEVEE 2.8 : the light goes through the egdes of a simple cube?

The scene : a simple cube with the front face deleted, and a simple light behind the cube. The light could be seen inside the cube. It comes through the edges ! How to prevent this ? Thanks a lot ! ...