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RealView Graphics

RealView Graphics is hardware (graphics card) support of advanced shading in real time, including self-shadowing and scene reflections.

When you apply an appearance, use RealView Graphics for a more realistic model display. RealView Graphics is available with supported graphics cards only.

For the latest information on graphics cards that support RealView Graphics display, go to www.solidworks.com/pages/services/videocardtesting.html.

Comparison of RealView and PhotoView 360:

RealView Graphics PhotoView 360 Rendering
hardware software
dynamic static images
retains rendering during motion must be rendered again after motion
displays scenes, environment reflections, and self-shadows from the first directional light provides customizable scene control; displays inter-reflections, shadows from all light sources, depth of field, and high dynamic range reflections


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