Previewing and Playing Back Effects

To preview your effects, you will have to perform a quick render. Effects must be calculated before they can be viewed in real time.

To make your previews calculate faster, you may want to render them out at a smaller resolution. You can use the Preview Resolution command so you will not have to modify the resolution of your scene every time you make a check preview.

The Preview Resolution command allows you to quickly ask for a preview at either a quarter, half or three-quarter of the scene resolution. You can even customize the preview resolution size.