September 9, 2022 Allison

Common errors and solutions for Maya users with iRender

Maya is a professional 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering toolset, designed for creating realistic characters and blockbuster-worthy effects. In this article, iRender will guide you to deal with some problems encountered when using Autodesk Maya – Some amazing solutions for Maya users.

Maya Color Management Issue

There is an error “Failed to apply color management settings on file open: Failed to finalize the color transform…” when launching Maya.


Set OpenGL to DirectX as shown below:

  1. Open Maya » Windows » Settings/Preferences » Preferences.
  1. On the Preferences box, select Display » locate to Viewport 2.0 » select DirectX 11 » OK.
  1. Restart Maya.

Watch the tutorial video here:

Maya software renders too slow


  • Render settings: select CPU for Render Device.
  • Arnold for Maya software may not be interactive when it switches to another machine. Or the GPU on the remote server is disabled.


  1. Render settings: select GPU for Render Device.

2. You need to check graphics cards/GPUs and then update the latest version of the NVIDIA driver.

iRender - The Best Cloud Rendering Solution for Maya

iRender is proud to be a professional GPU Accelerated Cloud Rendering Service provider in HPC optimization for Render, CGI, and VFX tasks with more than 25,000 clients. We are appreciated in many global rankings (e.g. CGDirector,  Lumion Official,  Radarrender,  InspirationTuts CAD All3DPBlenderBaseCampVFX Rendering.)

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