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The action of turning a scene into an end product such as an image or movie. If your question is specific to one render engine, please use its respective tag (cycles, eevee, blender-internal, etc).

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Trouble with .FBX importing/rendering

I've been trying to open up this FBX package and get a render like the below preview, but Blender is really messed up when I try to open it. I've tried in 3 different version of Blender and tried ...
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How to count the number of pixels for every visible object?

I used to do this on blender2.78c+ubuntu20.04(cuda11.8+4090), but it will error after process around 700+ images. ...
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Object colour gradient not working

So basically I've been following a tutorial on youtube, and one of the steps is to use to 'color ramp' (below) to make a gradient on the object. My problem is that when rendered, or in the rendered ...
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How to render with the Workbench settings as if it were a screenshot

I'd like to use some cameras to render images with the same settings as the workbench, effectively just using them to take a screenshot. Is there a way to do this? I'm completely new to rendering so I ...
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How to create realistic grass displacement or grass areas

I am trying to recreate the scene shown in this video: https://youtu.be/LsdpKXD_2hM?t=99 (with timecode). You can see, there are pathways and grass areas. I already have recreate the main scene, but I ...
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Blender crashes after variable amount of frames, or after scene edit [closed]

I have a problem with animation render. The render starts, but after a variable number of frames (usually around 500), blender crashes. My scene is pretty big, over 20M tris, filled with vegetation. I ...
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My character is incomplete when I render with the gpu in cycles

I'm trying to render my animation, but when I do, the character appears incomplete. For some reason, if I render with the CPU this doesn't happen.
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Blender rendered videos not able to import to other editing software

I have rendered an multiple kinds of animations with Blender and cant import the file in other programs how Sony Vegas, Adobe Premiere or DaVinci Resolve. What ever i tried it was impossible. Tried ...
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Child object does not render - even after setting duplication to none

I'm having the same problem as this user was (Object doesn't show in render), but I have Object Duplication set to none and I have cleared restricted render on my object. But it still does not ...
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Light Path: Is Shadow Ray Not working

The way I usually approach it isn't working. I've followed numerous tutorials and read forums and the way I have it set up should work. How to resolve this issue?
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Set up Flamenco to support multiple Blender versions?

I have some older workstations that are not supported by the latest versions of Blender, but I still use interactively. I want to send jobs from these workstations to my Flamenco/Blender "farm&...
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How to render fluids?

I want to make a candle burning animation and i add a cube with smoke and fire and another domain cube, when i bake the animation it shows fine in solid mode after baking it. But when i try to render ...
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Time stretching a movie clip not working in render

I have a movie clip in my scene as images on planes. My video is at 60 fps. As this will render twice as many frames, I would like to decrease the frame rate to 30. I have managed to do this in the ...
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Any reliable and comprehensive GPU/CPU cycles rendering study

OK, I'm a 10 year+ user and about to upgrade GPU. Having tested my previous builds I know the following: the CPU can bottleneck the GPU rendering at some point If I Overclock my CPU my gtx970s gets a ...
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How do I render a motion tracked scene?

I just tried my first motion tracking scene in Blender. When I went to "render animation" it came out gray. Any idea what I'm doing wrong? Here is the node setup if needed.
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How do I make cracks in this picture?

Do you think I can add simple cracks to the ground? It's kinda boring or not very detailed, besides the texture. I will be glad if I can add cracks which don't take much time to add. I would like ...
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Wrong particle spawning position

I have a topping on donuts which are made using particles Viewport mode. If I change some parameters in the particle system, they are spawning correctly. Render mode they all spawn on some exact ...
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Basic particles freeze after few frames [closed]

Render result: Frame 21 Frame 50: Viewport frame 50: The particles just freeze in render after few frames and stay constant. I tried pasting everything in new blender project but issue persists - ...
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To save render image [closed]

I am using blender v2.8, I prepare nanoparticles. I cannot save the rendered image. Before it worked, but now not save the image file. Here I attached screenshot of the nanoparticle and output render ...
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Rendered frame doesn't match what is shown in rendered viewport

There is 1 single frame out of a 1500 frame animation where the rendered image doesnt match whats happening in the scene. every other frame looks fine and is working as expected. As a result there is ...
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Alpha Volume Scatter Weirdness

I have a volume scatter box (which is fog) which has a principled volume shader on it. I then have this barrel with a png image in front of it, i enabled the alpha... however the volume scatter box is ...
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Problems with Geometry Node Set up - collection instances rotate randomly in Blender Render Buffer VS Viewport Render

I have a fully finished tracked VFX shot (please see attached play blast video) and it has instances that rotate and scale up according to the position of two empties. The geometry nodes look perfect ...
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Compositor file output node disregards its color transform setting

When I render out an image sequence in Multilayer EXR using the compositor file output node, with AGX logarithmic transform set in the node's properties, the file comes out in Linear Rec.709 transform ...
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Array Modifier Constant Offset (x) changes when I render

I've created an array of 7 planes with a constant offset of 1.5 inches. When I render with the F12 button, the offset changes so that objects are in the wrong position. Is there a workaround? Edit: ...
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color issue when save my render

When I render Image in Blender 2.8, the final result in the viewport are really beautiful with good color, contrast, etc... When I save the render in JPEG, TIFF, PNG, etc... the result are not the ...
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Is there a way to smooth a mesh without it flattening?

When sculpting a mesh in Blender, the mesh looks all lumpy. I try to use the smoothing tool to smooth out the lumps but it flattens that part of the mesh. Is there a way to smooth a mesh out yet keep ...
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Why is the GPU not rendering normal map correctly?

I'm encountering this strange problem where if I render out my image in Cycles with a gpu the normal map is messed up. Perhaps inverted. It renders fine with the cpu (top image is rendered with CPU, ...
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Blender Randomly Reboots My Computer When Processing or Rendering

So I've recently started picking up blender as a new skill, but early in the gate I've run into a pretty major issue. Despite having a pretty beefy computer (will post specs below), Blender will ...
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Blender 2.8 EEVEE render out viewport like old openGL render

In the older versions of blender 2.8 it used to be possible (I did it once and I saw videos of people doing it) to render out the viewport (I think it was with an OpenGL render option), in rendered ...
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How do I bake my texture for animation?

I am working on my first ever animation, and I have realised if I turn off the material for my "ship" it drops the render time per frame by 50% for me, which is huge as they are around 1hr10min per ...
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How to render interlaced video (2.8)

How can I render my scene to interlaced video, I don't want progressive. I use latest blender version 2.8. In 2.7 there was a "Fields" option somewhere but I cant find it in 2.8
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Render Surface Normals in Camera Space

I have some automated code below that I have written to set up render nodes for full output, depth, object index (segmentation) and surface normal maps. I notice the output of the normal map is in ...
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Blender 2.8 crashes while compiling scene

enter link description hereI have a new Mac Book Pro - with 32 gig of ram plenty of disk space. Every time I try to render a scene using cycles I get through 5-30 frames and blender crashes. Any ...
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Running rendering script on remote computer: Exception_Access_Violation (Win32 Error 127)

for each request getting, I am calling blender with a blend-script by the python call subprocess.run, in order to render an image of a stl-file. This works normally very well. Unfortunately, I am ...
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Mantaflow Sim Not Showing up in Final Render [2.83 Alpha]

I've spent a few hours on google/stack exchange/reddit and somehow can't figure out how to get my mantaflow sim to show up in my final render. I've baked the data and mesh, set the sim to replay, and ...
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Weird squared reflection on metal material

I want to make a good render of this tube and i use an STL file for the model. As you can see the reflections on the metal material look weird and very squared. Currently i use the EdgeSplit and ...
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How do I render the implicit function z^2 + (x-y-1)(z) + y = 0 in Blender?

Is it possible to render the following equation in Blender to make a 3d visual? $$z^2 + (x-y-1)(z) + y = 0$$
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Export a Video with Transparency (Video Editor)

I'm trying to render a video with transparency in the video editor. The video renders with transparency using my output settings, but the video is super choppy. It almost appears like its playing at ...
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Where is the volume step size option in Blender 2.83?

Here is a picture of what I see in the volumes dropdown: I tried going through all of the dropdowns in the render settings but still, no such luck.
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Need help removing black line on clothing

I added my sims to Blender 3.6 and noticed there was a black line shadow around her dress. How do I fix this problem?? I tried going to change the shader materials but that was not the problem at all. ...
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Motion blur does not work on right eye for stereoscopic render [closed]

I would like to render a 360 equirectangular stereoscopic scene with motion blur on some objects. Motion blur works on left eye render but does not work on right eye. Did it happen to anyone and do ...
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How to align the camera precisely to an image plane

I have an image plane and a camera of the exact same dimensions. I would like to precisely align the edges of the camera view to the edges of the plane. How do I do this?
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Rendering in Black and white

I'm doing some basic renders in version 2.9 and they are appearing in black and white after render, but in the render view while editing, they look fine.
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Environment map affecting only one object in blender

I have three objects in a scene, and I would like only one of them to be affected by an environment map. Is this possible in Blender?
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Prevent File Output to be used when F12 rendering

When rendering a single frame with F12, the compositing node File Output will always save the render on disk. Is there any way of disabling that, e.g. only save the render to file when rendering with ...
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Blender Glossy Direct render pass

I was thinking that I know very well Cycles Render passes, but not. Can someone explain Me (I was searching on web, but with no success), why Glossy direct pass is taking texture into consideration? ...
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Rendering animation not working

I have made a simple fluid simulation in Blender 2.8 and whenever I render it it doesn't work. First I tried rendering it as a png but that just produced 4 images and no video or animation. Then I ...
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How do I get the position of an object from a previous frame? Not the current frame

empty's are ignored when rendering in eevee (but not in sound engine) I made a some drivers with empties to determine the speed and acceleration of the object, but when rendering, the behavior of the ...
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Why is Cycles causing this distortion in displacement of a cco node?

This is a very simple two object seen. I'm using CCO textures setup per there instruction. In eevee, it looks normal. In cycles it looks normal in preview view, but in rendered view it looks ...
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Cloud rendering issue, Car is blurry and I can't figure out why

I am rendering this animation on garage farm as my m1 Mac is too slow. The animation renders fine on my computer but every time I upload it to a cloud render the car seems to disappear in a blur. I ...

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