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Using multiple computers to render scenes with external textures, HDRI's etc


Jamesy writes:

The whole point of this video is covering one of the most asked about issues people come across when they try using Crowdrender to create a render farm and render their project. This issue is pink bits :P, yes a cheeky term for what you might see when you try rendering a scene that uses image files, HDRI's, or linked/appended assets. You may have tried doing that and ended up with pink or missing parts of your scene. This video explains why, and offers one way to fix it.

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I'm a software engineer, I've worked on numerous technologies over the past 10 years. I started out working on full motion flight simulators and then worked with embedded systems. I now work on building an add-on to support rendering using multiple computers over internet/local networks. I started using blender in 2009 and have done small projects with it since then, however, crowd render, our network rendering add-on is by far the biggest adventure with Blender to date.

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