Adobe Dimension: Feature Requests

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  1. Redner Completed Phone/Text Alerts

    It would be great if Dimension CC count notify my phone when a render is finished. with like a txt or an email or something....

    7 votes

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  2. Make each object a new layer in PSD, instead all on just 1 single layer.

    All objects on a canvas are rendered as one PSD layer only. This is not good, pardon me, but it can be annoying to work with the selection tool for each and every object and detail when wanting to change sth in Photoshop.

    (I noticed there was this topic already, yet closed for insuffucient support, I can hardly imagine that there are only two people requesting it.)

    7 votes

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    I think that one was closed because there was no description confirming that it was talking about layers in the PSD render. Your thoughts are much clearer! :)

    This is something we’ve heard frequently actually and we are investigating.

  3. Render Option to set bit (8, 16, 32)

    Option to set bit (8, 16, 32) would be good. Right now only option 32 bit is quite overkill. Rendering time is way too long.

    7 votes

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  4. Export environment image created from flat image

    Option to export background panorama created from flat image. It is visible now is Environment Light slot (see attachment).

    Based on documentation, Dimension uses Content Aware Tool known from Photoshop. It could be impemented in Photoshop as filter as well, as it is very useful feature for every designer working in 3D environment.

    6 votes

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  5. Render progression in taskbar

    I would like to see the render progression in the taskbar in Windows10.
    Kind of like in Premiere Pro.

    6 votes

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  6. Add Render Preview Settings

    Have render preview SETTINGS, the live render times are really bad, especially on heavier materials such as glass.

    If there could be like most 3D programs a setting for render previews like wireframes, or quarter and so on, this will speed up the updating proccess.

    Thanks you

    6 votes

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  7. Option for No Preview on Final Render

    When you're happy with your render but want to make a small alteration to the perspective (for example), you should be able to render straight to file, without a preview. To speed things up. This feature is common in 3D software.

    6 votes

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  8. Ability to choose a 3rd party renderer.

    Have the ability to choose a 3rd party tenderer such as Lux renderer.

    6 votes

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  9. Use 3rd Party Renderer in Dimension

    Good job Adobe for the GPU Render. My rendering went from 30 hours to 4 hours. Now, let's incorporate 3rd Party Plug-ins such as Octane and Redshift

    5 votes

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  10. Render Time Examples for Machine Types

    My 5 year old Mac has been rendering for two hours and has done only 4% of a 2000 x 1200 pixels image with no more than 4 objects. Maybe an overview would be nice, showing supported machines with examples of render time, based on a simple lay-out in comparising with a complex lay-out

    5 votes

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    This is a really interesting suggestion and something we’ve been considering. There are so many combinations of hardware that it’s hard to do a general overview. However, we are adding information about what types of things impact render times. The primary things are:

    Hardware (CPU)
    Resolution
    Render Quality
    Translucent Materials

    Also, effects like reflections or lots of objects bouncing light off each other, etc. There will definitely be more as we expand our features.

  11. Pinch-Zoom

    It would be really nice to be able to use a pinch-zoom feature on my mouse pad, much like I can in Illustrator and like-products.

    5 votes

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  12. stop render at a specific sample level

    I like to see a sample level indicator on the render & render preview so progress can be checked on. Also the ability to have the render stop at a specific sample level.

    5 votes

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  13. Scriptable rendering

    Would like to be able to script adding objects to a preset scene - maybe pass a file for the preset scene and a file for the item(s) to import then get a render out. Ideally this would work without launching the GUI so that batches of exports can be created automatically.

    The use case for this is users online designing a product (in this case a guitar) by choosing a bunch of options, then we'd like to produce a high quality render at some point after, from their design.

    5 votes

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  14. Turn workstation to the sleep mode after render is done

    This would be really nice to have the ability to turn the workstation to the sleep mode after the rendering process is done.

    4 votes

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  15. HDR Light Studio

    It might be interesting compatibility with HDR Light Studio to manage and generate a set of more professional lights.

    https://www.lightmap.co.uk

    4 votes

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  16. Decal/material changing scale

    OK so this is more than a bit subtle, but can you see a triangular area where the grain is larger and the decal is broken up?

    I'm sure this has something to do with exporting it from solidworks, but wondering if there's a way to fix it in dimensions?

    I'd also like to understand the issue more, to avoid it in future.

    3 votes

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  17. progress bar for render preview

    it would be great to have a progress bar for preview render for slow machines.

    3 votes

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  18. Edge Definition

    I would like there to be stroke options on edges where faces meet. Sometimes there isn't enough edge definition in renders, and an outline of every face would be a welcome addition. This could be a separate layer in the rendered .psd so we could control how strong the strokes would be.

    3 votes

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  19. Texture Baking in Dimension

    It would be greate, when Dimension got a Texture Baking rendering option for export to realtime 3D authoring-tools like Aero, or Apple Quick Look etc..

    3 votes

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  20. Don't allow file open to Interrupt render

    When many windows are open and rendering is happening to a file in the background it is too easy to interrupt the render by double clicking on a .dn file. Can you give an alert box to prevent interrupting the render in progress?

    3 votes

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    Thank you for this observation, and I’m sorry for the render progresses you might have lost due to clicking on a Dn file.
    We will try to make sure there is a warning to let you know whenever a render might be interrupted. Thanks for the great feedback and let me know if you have any other issues!

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