[Sidefx-houdini-list] Batch render

Marcos Kotlhar kikohoudini at escritorioemcasa.net
Wed Mar 8 21:32:13 EST 2006


Perfect!

Thanks a lot.
Marcos K

On Mar 6, 2006, at 5:46 AM, Peter Bowmar wrote:

> If you want your script to work, turn off Render in Background in the
> Mantra ROP, that's why it is not waiting. However, Steven's suggestion
> is now the "correct" and easier way to do it.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Peter B
>
> On 06/03/06, steven ong <steve_nong at pointy.tv> wrote:
>> In Houdini 8.0, you can daisy chain ROPs together to do batch
>> rendering. Usually, the ROPs are in list mode. Switch to Network mode
>> (type "t") to have access to the input & output.
>>
>> Cheers!
>> steven
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm trying to use a few:
>>>
>>> %hscript "file name" < "render script"
>>>
>>> commands inside a .bat file to do a batch render of a bunch of  
>>> really
>>> huge images.
>>>
>>> This has always worked fine for batch rendering frame sequences but
>>> since these are single frames, hscript ends um launching several
>>> mantra processes at once and in no time I'm out of Ram and this get
>>> messy.
>>>
>>> I'm sure there is a better way to do batch renders of this kind and
>>> it would be great if this was in built into the GUI some how.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>>
>>> Thanks a lot.
>>> Marcos K.
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