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How to use the new features in Phoenix FD 4 — Part 1

Phoenix FD 4 offers more control for realistic fluid simulations. Get to know Active Bodies, Standalone Previewer and the Particle Tuner in our features guide.

A superbike on fire© Hammer Chen. Model by Lien Ying-Te.
How to use the new features in Phoenix FD 4 — Part 2

With Voxel Tuner, TexUVW and thinkingParticles integration, you can take your Phoenix FD 4 simulations to the next level. Find out how in part 2 of our guide.

Arch-viz interior scene with Cryptomatte render elements layer rendered in V-Ray Next for SketchUp and composited in Photoshop
How to use Cryptomatte Render Elements in V-Ray for SketchUp

This step-by-step tutorial teaches how to use Cryptomatte Render Elements in V-Ray Next for SketchUp, plus how to composite and color-correct your render layers.

Light and render day and night scenes in V-Ray for Cinema 4D

Learn how to light and render daytime and nighttime arch-viz exteriors using V-Ray for Cinema 4D with these two helpful video tutorials by Fabio Palvelli.

A living room bookcase, coffee table and gray sofa© Pasquale Scionti
What you need to know about color correction in Chaos Cloud

Color-correction can add an all-important final touch and make good renders look great. Chaos Cloud makes it easy to tweak your settings and get fast feedback.

Setup and review Render Elements in Chaos Cloud

Chaos Cloud’s Render Elements support gives you complete control over your final images and animations. Watch our tutorial to find out how to make the most of it.

How to light and render interiors with V-Ray for Cinema 4D

Learn 3 lighting and rendering techniques for arch-viz interiors to create rich and realistic renders using V-Ray for Cinema 4D. Watch the 2 video tutorials now.

How to set up your workflow for faster animation rendering

Chaos Cloud is fast and easy and you can speed up your workflow with scene preparation. See how you can optimize your animation scenes prior to cloud

Learn how to render faster for production with Chaos Cloud

Chaos Cloud is designed to save you time. Our video tutorial for production rendering will show you the best practices for optimizing scenes for cloud rendering.