Hi, When rendering in Ae 2020 on my Windows 10 PC (Nvidia RTX 2060, I7-9750, 32gb) the GPU is not being used and the render times are super slow. I've updated my GPU Studio Driver from Nvidia's site and added my GPU to the retracer.txt file. Still no change. Any suggestions to get GPU rendering to work here in Ae?
Error or problem, Import and export, Performance, Preview
I did this. There were 2 choices 1) Use global settings (RTX 2060) which is the default and 2) Use these GPUs (RTX 2060). I changed it #2 but still no change, just using the GPU 2-3%. Is that normal for 2D animation project?
You don't need to add your GPU to a text file, that was related to a part of AE that doesn't even exist anymore called the Ray-traced 3D Renderer. The fact is, After Effects doesn't use the GPU as much as you would like it to, but it gets faster with every release are more functions are rewritten to use the GPU. There are a number of ways to improve playback or to be efficient with 2D animation and that includes not previewing at full resolution in your Comp panel, skipping frames during preview (expand the entire Preview panel to see all the options you have available), disabling certain effects until final render, turning off motion blur (although in certain circumstances Motion Blur is now rendered on the GPU), and many other things.
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