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Questions related to instancing. Instancing is used to duplicate many objects that are the same. Uses such as particles, Dupliverts.
an open source language designed for creating materials, lights, etc. The ability to add custom OSL scripts for rendering with Cycles was added to blender in 2.65
the distance between the nearest and farthest objects in a scene that appear acceptably sharp when using a lens based camera, although the term is commonly used to simply refer…
Questions considering the process of reduction of noise in final renders and/or texture baking.
Questions related to memory consumption. This refers to both RAM (Random Access Memory) usage and hard drive space.
a modifier and physics system introduced in Blender 2.6x that can turn objects into paint canvases and brushes, creating vertex colors, image sequences or displacement.
Questions about converting different types of data to other types of data. Anything from file types to objects and values.
For use on questions asking how to optimize specific things. i.e. game logic, rigid body simulations, viewport performance.
Questions pertaining to measurements in Blender. Real measurements as well as Blender units are acceptable.
Use for questions relating to Blender's performance and usage of computer hardware.
questions relating to the usage of 360 degree HDRI lighting setups.
questions about importing, exporting, or modifying files with the Scaleable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format
for questions about managing or linking to blocks of data within a .blend file. The base unit for any Blender project is the data-block. Examples of data-blocks include: meshes, objects, …
generally used to read and write files. You can also use it to manage the entire file system and it also allows the internal structure of a .blend file to be browsed.
a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of central processing units (CPUs), graphics processing units (GPUs), digita…
Questions pertaining to the Blender GUI theme. Blender themes can be customized and exported in the User Preferences.
a tool for interactive 3D visualization on the Internet. It is a framework for publishing interactive 3D content to the web that does not require browser plug-ins and is authored using Bl…
Questions about Blenders built in Ocean Simulation modifier. The Ocean Modifier is used to generate a series of images which are used to deform a mesh to emulate moving water.
Questions relating to Blenders node editor. The node editor is used for non-destructive texture and material editing and for post-processing/compositing.
a mathematical model representing a surface. Use this tag for any questions pertaining to the "Surface" Object type in blender.
radial menus that display the menu's options around the mouse cursor.
a new sculpting mode that subdivides the mesh as needed, whereas regular sculpting only affects the shape of a mesh. This makes it possible to sculpt complex shapes out of a simple…
questions involving motion blur; an effect that you can get on cameras when you use long shutter speeds on moving objects.