Integrations

Thea for SketchUp

  • Open the Thea Tool panel by clicking on the Thea Toolbar and switch to the Rendering tab (Gear icon).
  • Expand "Network Rendering" and tick the checkbox to enable it.

Server Mode:

  • Render and Manage: The machine acting as the server will also contribute to the rendering of the image / animation along with the nodes.
  • Manage Nodes only: Only the Render Nodes will contribute to the rendering process while the Server will manage the render nodes. Use this option if you want to continue working on your machine without performance issues.

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Thea for Rhino

  • Open the Thea Render panel. From the Main menu select: Thea Render > Render Settings.
  • Expand the "Network / Performance" section.
  • To enable Network Rendering, click on the Network drop-down and select either "Server" or "Pure Server".

Network drop-down:

  • Server: The machine acting as the server will also contribute to the rendering of the image / animation along with the nodes.
  • Pure Server: Only the Render Nodes will contribute to the rendering process while the Server will manage the render nodes. Use this option if you want to continue working on your machine without performance issues.

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