Rendering

Try the ‘Easy Mode’ wizard to create renderings with SOLIDWORKS Visualize

If you’ve opened SOLIDWORKS Visualize before, you may have been lost in the plethora of tabs and toolbars which are present in the default view. The great news is that by simply hitting the ‘space bar’, you can quickly learn how to use Visualize, and…

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Bunkspeed Rendering now part of the SOLIDWORKS product line from Javelin

I am excited to share the news that Bunkspeed rendering and animation product are being offered by Javelin Technologies.  This is in alignment with our belief in Bunkspeed as a recommended high ended rendering solution for SolidWorks designs.  One of the coolest things about the technology is…

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Including the PNG Image Background in a PhotoView 360 Rendering [VIDEO]

In a previous article we explained how you can save a PNG file from Photoview 360 with a transparent background, but what if you want the PNG image background included with the higher image quality of the PNG file?  No problem.  It’s actually a very…

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Add more realism to your SolidWorks view with Ambient Occlusion

Ambient Occlusion

Perhaps you need to grab a quick screenshot or show someone your model in SolidWorks and you want to add a bit of wow factor.  Of course to truly impress with a photo-realistic rendering, you should use PhotoView 360.  But maybe you don’t have the…

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Network Rendering Client – VIDEO

The PhotoView 360 rendering tool in SolidWorks can produce some astounding photo realistic renders.  However large, high quality renders don’t happen instantaneously. In fact a large render of a highly complex model could take hours to complete, even on a very powerful system.  PhotoView 360…

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How to render transparent backgrounds in PhotoView 360 [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS PhotoView 360 does a really great job of creating amazingly realistic renderings. We’ve discussed before how to add your own background image in SOLIDWORKS to use in a render, but what if you want a PhotoView 360 Transparent Background Rendering? The approach to get…

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Accessing Additional PhotoView Appearances [VIDEO]

A great new feature in SolidWorks 2013 is the ability to use Luxology native appearances for PhotoView 360 renders. This opens up to SolidWorks users the ability to make use of the huge selection of additional appearances in Luxology’s online library. But even better, for customers with an…

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3DVIA Composer: Creating Fast and Easy Renderings

For this blog post I am going to show you how to take existing CAD data and render it using 3DVIA Composer. For this example I am going to use a model that already has texture on it. The first thing I am going to…

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