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Increase Pano2vr Performance?

Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:33 pm
by 1uv3

Is there a way to tweak Pano2VR's performance? I have a Lenovo w530, Quad core, 3.7Ghz peak, 32GB RAM, 2TB Crucial SSD, 630 read and 500 write speed. When I render an animation my cpu is only using 8GB RAM max.

Is there anything I can do to open up the throttle and let Pano2vr loose? I do not see any options within the settings.


Re: Increase Pano2vr Performance?

Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:55 pm
by Hopki
What file type are you using, we have found TIFF is far faster than JPEG, the default is pano.tiff and what you should use.
Rending the video is a CPU intensive process, each frame is rendered from the full resolution of the input image.
In 6.1 beta 2 deselect Rendering: Use oversampling this also helps.

Re: Increase Pano2vr Performance?

Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:21 am
by 1uv3
Hi Hopki,

I am indeed using tiff. Figured since it's uncompressed it would probably render faster as opposed to the rest that have to be compressed first. I also had oversampling unchecked because anything that says "over" in the name usually means more work to be done. :-)

That's too bad there's not a way to allow Pano2vr to use up more of the 24GB of RAM I have left over :-)

Thanks anyway Hopki!