Render may refer to any of the following:
1. Render refers to the process of taking a computer image or file and converting it into another format or applying a modification such as shading or shadows.
2. When referring to 3D animation, render refers to the process of make an image appear as a 3D image or taking a series of images and making them animated. In the image to the right, is an example of a 3D render of a laptop computer.