When 'Frame grouping' is selected in the interface, the system allocates a sequence of frames to a render node, instead of a single frame at a time. Activating this feature can significantly decrease the render time (and costs) for projects under certain circumstances. We recommend activating this option in two specific cases:
1. When the project has very short frames (under two minutes per frame).
2. When the project is very complex and has a very long load time (the stage before starting the render)
The number of frames in a group should be set depending on the render time per frame. For very fast frames (2-3 seconds per frame), the group size can be set up to 50 frames. For longer frames (up to 2 minutes per frame), we recommend a maximum of 10 frames per group. For longer projects (over 5 minutes per frame), we recommend a maximum of 3 frames per group. Setting a too large number of frames in a group can negatively impact the delivery time in case of errors or crashes at the 3D software level.
How baking works with Blender on RenderStreet
In Blender, you can apply multiple physics attributes to objects. Some of them need baking in order to work. Please read below for the specific instructions for each type of baking and don't forget to read the important notes at the end of the ...
RenderStreet One monthly plan FAQ
This FAQ refers exclusively to the RenderStreet ONE program. For questions related to our pay-per-use program, please see our general knowledge base. I've just signed up, why am I being charged $1? For each user that signs up for the RenderStreet ONE ...
Using the monthly plan RenderStreet ONE
RenderStreet ONE is our flat fee rendering program, which allows unlimited rendering for a single monthly fee. This article will explain how the RenderStreet ONE interface works and how you can use it to render your jobs. 1. Subscribing. ...
General tips for getting the best results with RenderStreet
This article is a collection of tips and recommendations that will help you get the best results with RenderStreet - from the very first time! 1. For all new projects, do a test run first. The test run can be a couple of frames from the scenes you ...
How to render a Modo file on RenderStreet
On RenderStreet, a render is called a 'job'. The name applies to both still images and animations, and this article will show you how you can create jobs on our farm. There are several ways to launch a job: - With the RenderStreet Modo plug-in - From ...