Using the Picture Viewer in Cinema 4D Tutorial

Monday, January 10, 2011
Total Running Time: 3:10
Cinema 4D Picture Viewer
In this video tutorial, you’ll learn about using the picture viewer to compare your render settings. Using the A/B option in the picture viewer in Cinema 4D, you’ll be able to decide quickly and easily which settings you want to use for your render.

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13 Responses to “Using the Picture Viewer in Cinema 4D Tutorial”
  1. Crispin says:

    Really appreciated. Just love these bit size insights delivered to my mail box.
    Great way to start my day.

  2. charlie says:

    very handy, thanks.

  3. Alexis Martínez says:

    Gracias por el tutorial… Gracias por compartir tus conocimientos que me permiten dar un paso más en la animación 3D ….

    desde Venezuela

    Mil Gracias

  4. Ryan Pohanic says:

    super helpful site, appreciate the large playback windows, C4D interface can be a bit daunting at times, helps to see exactly what you guys are doing during the tutes.

  5. Chris says:

    Strange question but i’ve been looking all over for this. I’ve used cinema 12 for a long time and have only just noticed now (don’t laugh) that I can set picture viewer to render at full resolution.. Until now I have always thought picture viewer for preview and full render for full render.

    I was just wondering if I was using full resolution and rendered to picture viewer, would all my render settings still be kept? And would the outcome be exactly the same as if I rendered properly.
    in short: is picture viewer just rendering the same thing but visually not just in background?
    A reply or email would be much appreciated and would stop my searching.
    Thanks

  6. chase says:

    I can’t see/view any of your tutorials, do you have an alternative method for viewing?

    Thanx,
    - chase -

  7. Tim Shetz says:

    You can purchase the first 25 tutorials for download here: tutorials

  8. Tim Shetz says:

    When you want to render to a file, you select Render to Picture Viewer. Only then will all of the settings you set in the Render Setting dialog will be used. If you want to do a quick preview to make sure your animation and such are correct prior to committing to a long render, then you would use Make Preview. If you use CMD/Ctrl R it just renders your view but doesn’t save a file. Does that answer your question?

  9. Tobias says:

    When I made an animation and want to render it, not all of the pictures are rendered. Its lake a snake : 1picture (not rendered) 2picture (rendered) 3picture (rendered) 4picture (not rendered)

  10. Mario says:

    Hello all,
    When I open a image or AI file form illustrator, ALWYAS opens up the Window View and Because of that I am not able to work on the logo.

    Please does anybody know how to open AI file without the Window View Opens up.
    I just want to drop the image in the working area without open the window view, to start working in my logo, that is All.

    I am really grateful if you can give me a clue.
    Thanks

  11. Tim Shetz says:

    I’m not sure what you mean by opening the Window View. When you merge an illustrator file, it should have a dialog box, but after hitting ok, it should bring the vector into Cinema.

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