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Batch Rendering

“Batch rendering” is a term used to describe the process of rendering a series of tasks or jobs that have been assigned to a queue. Batch rendering is useful when you need to render images without supervision or when you want to render a number of test studies showing different day or night lighting, or for producing shadow studies of various sun angles. Batch rendering can also be used when you want to see how your project looks from different camera viewpoints.

Several methods for setting up batch rendering are available in 3ds Max. These methods entail using the Batch Render tool or network rendering with Backburner, or a combination of the two.

The three available methods for setting up batch rendering are as follows: