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IRAY Renders with Transparency
DAZ Studio 4.8


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Get PDF guide to this quick tip on rendering your scenes with transparency using the Iray engine in DAZ Studio 4.8     View this quick tip on rendering your scenes with transparency using the Iray engine in DAZ Studio 4.8

When you create or load a scene to be rendered using the Iray engine, the default settings do not give you a transparent background regardless of whether or not you have include any environment props like skies or ground cover.  In our example scene, we have loaded the Genesis 2 Female character with some 3D text to describe which figure we are displaying.

EXAMPLE SCENE
The Iray rendering engine contains two Environment settings that can be used to quickly render your scene with transparency:  Dome and Ground.  The four images below demonstrate how our example scene rendered with the various combinations of these two settings followed by instructions on how to find and change these settings for your own scene renders.
Default Settings: Dome ON, Ground ON
DEFAULT SETTINGS:  Dome ON, Ground ON

NO TRANSPARENCY:  Dome ON, Ground OFF

PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:  Dome OFF, Ground ON
Dome OFF, Ground OFF
FULL TRANSPARENCY: Dome OFF, Ground OFF
You can find these two settings in the Render Settings pane/tab when you have selected the Iray engine. You may already have this pane open in one of your panels.

Render Settings Tab
If you need to open this tab, you can do it from the main menu.

Windows / Panes (Tabs)
Select the Environment and scroll until you find the Draw Dome and Draw Ground segments with the On/Off buttons.  You can also expand the Environment section (as shown below) to directly access the Dome and Ground settings.

Environment Options:  Draw Dome and Draw Ground
By setting both buttons to OFF, you can get a fully transparent rendered image.
Dome OFF, Ground OFF
Colored Background added to demonstrate transparency
Be sure to save your final rendered image in PNG format to preserve/maintain transparency.

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