View Full Version : no baking IL physical render?

03 March 2012, 10:48 AM
I'm trying to bake indirect lighting in the physical renderer.
Doesn't seem to work here. Standard render does work in R13.

Has anyone else tried this with good results?



04 April 2012, 08:57 AM
Having the same problem...

04 April 2012, 12:57 PM
Manual only mentions how to get there with GI settings for the standard renderer. So I guess it is not meant to be.

Had a hard time to come up with a way to get acceptable results with the standard renderer btw. Did some testing on a simple scene, a cube in a cube and one luminous polygon on the outside cube. Render times are through the roof if you want to bake good quality textures for GI and still needed to do some clean up afterwards. So I've given up on that route for now.

04 April 2012, 02:18 PM
I cant even get acceptable results. No matter how much I improve the GI samples the baked result always looks the same. This is with Bake Object and Bake Texture. Also, nothing shows up with QMC, only IR.

First attachment is a normal render. Second is baked.

04 April 2012, 08:33 AM
that's modern art you have on your walls there….;)

I tried IR, custom amount of stochastic samples set to 400, record density set to Delaunay high. That's about what the manual tells me.

For reasonable results I might have set the amount of samples maybe even to 800 I believe..
I then baked the textures to 4k. I've separated the floor, since there was a shadows there that needed more detail.. You might need that too depending on the size you're rendering.
With theses settings the time in takes to bake will be pretty high...

04 April 2012, 12:13 AM
...or it's a bug ;)

04 April 2012, 02:21 PM
You're probably right, reported to support...

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