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Final Render Window

The Final Render window has been enhanced to allow for greater manipulation of the final rendered image.

You can adjust aspects such as color saturation, brightness, and bloom in the Final Render window. Using the compare functionality, you can perform a side-by-side or magnifying glass comparison between two renderings.

The Final Render window contains three tabs:

  • Image Processing
  • Compare and Options
  • Statistics

Image Processing

PhotoView 360 creates high dynamic range images. These high-quality images include extreme lights and darks, which allow for a greater degree of manipulation and editing.

On the image processing tab, you can monitor intensity, saturation, and color channels. You can also make adjustments to input white, gray, and black levels as well as bloom, tone mapping, saturation, and gamma. Use the Colorization option to add a color tint to your image. All adjustments are non-destructive, meaning that you can always go back to your original image.

Compare and Options

On the Compare and Options tab, you can compare two images using the following three methods:


The two images are overlaid and the top image is wiped away, revealing the other image.


The two images are overlaid and the cursor turns into a spotlight, which reveals the bottom image.

Side by Side

Displays the two full images side-by-side or vertically.


The Statistics panel provides statistical information related to rendering the scene.

Included in this information is the following:

  • The elapsed time and approximate remaining time for in-progress renders.
  • The total rendering time, memory usage, and number of polygons for finished renders.

See SolidWorks Help:Final Render Window.

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