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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

The second image looks like blurred. Wouldn't you have selected a Depth of field lens rather than the default one?

Sorry, but the new one does NOT include the features of the advanced renderer.
Note also that you can get more control on the renderer using special properties explained here with some tests here.

I'm going back to the old version.
It's up to you. But if you encounter a bug in an old version or miss a feature, please check whether it was fixed or added before reporting it.
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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

I selected the Depth Of Field setting.

The new problem is, when I went back to the old version (3.7) the advanced renderer no longer shows up, even though the files are intact. Either way, all of my work is lost, and I don't have another app that can render my models. (I've tried many, before you start suggesting.)
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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

Comparing with the latest version 1.6 of the Advanced rendering plug-in, I really wonder what feature you miss. Please list them here, and I'll tell you how to do.

The new problem is, when I went back to the old version (3.7) the advanced renderer no longer shows up, even though the files are intact.
The last version that fully supported the advanced rendering was the version 2.6.
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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

I miss being able to render a clear image with realistic lights, no a fuzzy one with blown out lights. How do I get my old version back?
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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

Use Default lens not Depth of field one, and learn how to set the light power in the new version. Did you prefer silk or glossy rendering?
With a little patience, I'm sure you can get even better result that with the plug-in.
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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

Just tell me how to get the old version that uses the advanced renderer. That's the one I was able to get good results with.
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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

As said before, use version Sweet Home 3D 2.6. Maybe it could work with more recent versions, but it will be up to you to try.
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Re: Sweet Home 3D 4.5

For your information, I just tried successfully the Advanced rendering plug-in 1.6 with Sweet Home 3D 3.7. Maybe you didn't increase the max memory used by the program?
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