creatING render job

Once your scene has finished uploading, you need to create a "Render Job". You can not use the ORC without creating this render job, but your scenes will stay on the system until you delete them. You will now see the scene you uploaded in the "Scenes" section. Click on the "scene section" and click on the "Creat Job" you see on the right. If you click on Creta Job, you will automatically go to the "Jobs" screen. You will set Orc settings for your scene there. Now let's look at those settings.




SETTING UP RENDER job

After creating a "render job", you can reconfigure the scene settings when you are in the jobs screen. This is your last chance to check everything or make new adjustments before starting Cloud render. Let's now explain the options on this screen assuming you created a "render job".

1. Configure Render Job

From here you can check or modify the general settings of your scene. Let's explain some options here.



render target

At first glance it can be seen as a strange name, but this is the same name of the file you exported from Cinema 4D. It is usually related to the "Render Target" Node in Standalone. If you have created scenes in Standalone and set different "Render Target" nodes, you can choose from here. If you made the adjustment in Cinema 4D, you do not have to worry about this.


resolutIon

You can specify the render resolution. Any settings you make in Cinema 4D "render settings" will appear here. Especially if you are going to test render in small resolution, you can change the resolution here. Do not forget to bring back the original resolution when you make the final render.


number of samples

In Cinema 4D, the sample count you made from Octane settings appears here. You can increase or decrease ıf you want.


select frames

The frame setting you make in the "render settings" in C4d will appear here. However, we recommend that you make 10-15 frames test render before going to final render. From here you can specify which frame range you want to test or final render. You can also specify and render different frames from a sequence. For example, if you enter "15-25-35" in a 50-frame render, you will have rendered 15, 30 and 35th frame, respectively. Or if you enter "25-50, 15" you will first render frames 25 to 50 and then only the 15th frame.


octane versIon

You can choose from which Octane version you are working on. There are no older versions than 3.06.


job name (optIonal)

You can enter any name here other than the name on the Render Target.


number of prevIews

Previews are updated based on the number of previews and the total frames your job has. Here you can designate how often it display your job's progress


prevIew scalING

This controls the resolution of your previews. By default the resolution is set to be the same as your job but it can be scaled down to save on storage.


FPS

Your project FPS (frame per second) will appear here.


shutter tIme

The Shutter Time field determines the duration of the shutter. Specifically it is the time percentage relative to the duration of a single frame. you can keep the default value if you set Motion Blur in Cinema 4D or if Motion blur is off.


alIgnment

Shutter Alignment specifies how the shutter interval is aligned to the current time. This determines when the camera shutter is triggered. Which can be set to Before, Symmetrical or After, and is applicable to each frame relative to the given frame rate. you can keep the default value if you set Motion Blur in Cinema 4D or if Motion blur is off.


subframe start & END

The Subframe Start and Subframe End fields allows you to reduce the rendered shutter interval to a sub-interval. This is useful if there is a need to increase the frame rate without having to re-compile the scene. you can keep the default value if you set Motion Blur in Cinema 4D or if Motion blur is off.



2. SELECT AN OUTPUT TYPE

From here you can specify the output format. Bit depth options vary according to the image format. For example, you can choose 8 and 16 bit depth in PNG, or 16 and 32 bit depth options in EXR. It also appears in other options depending on the image format. If you want to assign an alternate file name and image format, you can use the options immediately below. Do not forget to click on the green check mark icon when you are done.