Performance Tips
Here are some tips you can use to speed up your render times with Helios.

Write your files to an SSD
If your main computer has a Solid State Drive installed, make sure to use it as the target of your Working Folder in Helios.
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Use Maximize on Play
In the Unity Player window, check the option to “Maximize on Play”. This will cause Unity to disable editor rendering at the same time as game play rendering.

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Disable VSync
In the unity Quality settings, there is an option for “V Sync Count”. When recording with Helios, you can get a higher output frame recording rate by setting this to “Don’t Sync”.
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Use Uncompressed JPEG format

Another great performance tip is to us the JPED option on the Helios inspector in Unity. Using this option will reduct the amount of time it takes to save your temporary files to disk because they will not need to be compressed.

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Use a 2nd Computer to render

The license for Helios allows you to run a copy on a 2nd computer so you can have your main development machine free to work, and as you are ready to make your videos, do the actual rendering on the 2nd machine.