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16 Apr 2024 06:19:24 EDT (-0400)
  Re: how to generate transparent image  
From: William
Date: 13 Sep 2019 17:50:00
Message: <web.5d7c0e3086bdcb9fc45d470@news.povray.org>
clipka <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> Am 21.02.2017 um 22:43 schrieb zhekai:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I want to render a image with transparent background. And I found online that
> > with command inline +UA will lead to transparent background. Here is my problem,
> > after using command inline "+UA", I do see the transparent checkboard background
> > that Pov-Ray is rendering at Pov-Ray window. However, the actual picture file
> > that is being generated is not transparent, and has white background. Any ideas
> > how to fix it? I have tried different picture format such as png, jpg, and none
> > of them shows the transparent background. I could post some mini example to show
> > my code if that is necessary. Thanks.
>
> Due to the content of your scene (the white plane people have already
> pointed out), your image background is _semi_-transparent.
>
> As for image file formats, you'll need to use either PNG or OpenEXR. The
> other output file formats don't support transparency.



Hi,

I am runnning through the same issue. I followed your advise and still there is
a black background. Can you please advise me?

Best,
William


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