Not that soon, is the short answer. Rhino 5 was released in late 2012 and there has been some anticipation that a Rhino 6 release would follow in 2014. Some of the speculation is due to a post by Brian Gillespie, Rhino Product Manager, where he sets out a potential goal of 1-2 years for … Read more Rhino 6 – When will Rhino 3D v6 be Released?
Tuesday, February 25th, 10:00AM – 11:00AM PST (Level: Intermediate) How do your create that unique material or maybe a simple, accurate plastic material? Get an in-depth look at the material creation process in the special webinar with guest presenter Dries Vervoort. You’ll go through the process and even get a sneak peek at the new KeyShot … Read more Webinar: Creating, Managing and Sharing Beautiful Materials in KeyShot
Progressive Rendering V-Ray 3.0 introduces a new Progressive Image Sampler. Fast to set up and easy to control, the Progressive Image Sampler generates fast feedback even with complex features such as Environment Fog, Depth of Field, and Motion Blur. The Progressive Image Sampler uses a path traced rendering engine compatible with multiple GI solutions including Brute … Read more V-Ray 3.0 for 3DS Max Features
Maxwell Render team have announced the launch of the Maxwell Public Beta Area. This means that Maxwell users get access to the most recent builds, and won’t need to wait for official releases to get the latest fixes. It will also help to reduce development cycles, meaning that users get better versions of Maxwell, faster! In … Read more Even More Advantages for Maxwell Render Users
New Licenses LICENSE TYPE KEY POINTS RECOMMENDED FOR Maxwell Render Suite V3 Node-locked £495 Full features (unlimited resolution, all plugins, Maxwell Studio, Materials Editor) but limited in the following ways: Node-locked (can be installed on only 2 machines – desktop and laptop for example) No networking tools (no networking tools, doesn’t work with network rendering/rendernodes) … Read more Maxwell Render 3 License Types
Custom Sun Radius Procedurals Fast ML preview Improved FIRE Voxelization Render Booleans Custom alphas New lenses Material Assistants Pixar Open SubDiv Blockable emitters Image projectors Maxwell Sea Maxwell Scatter Improved Motionblur Alembic Double-sided materials Deep Compositing Volumetrics CUSTOM SUN RADIUS The sun in Maxwell’s physical sky system is now customisable in size and colour … Read more Maxwell Render 3.0, New Features!
Interface To take advantage of a wider screen, the Artlantis 5 interface has been completely redesigned, optimising the project’s display and offering an even larger preview. The Artlantis 5 interface is based on a single clear window, standardised on both Mac OS and Windows, making it easier and more comfortable than ever to work on … Read more New Features in Artlantis 5
The new Vectorworks 2014 release provides many significant improvements, designed to boost both base-level performance as well as improve functionality within specific versions. Major areas of improvement in the core Vectorworks package cover interface and display and file interoperability. Changes to the 3D working environment provide more Sketchup-like modelling behaviour whilst working in perspective views. … Read more Vectorworks 2014 New Features
As most of you already know V-Ray for SketchUp 2.0 has recently been released (see our blog post “V-Ray for SketchUp 2.0 Release” for a list of all the new features). The new version is now licensed with a USB dongle to ensure optimum security and reliability meaning you can take your license with you … Read more How to Upgrade V-Ray for SketchUp
V-Ray for SketchUp 2.0 is available to buy now! New to Version 2.0 GEOMETRY V-Ray Proxy – an indispensable tool for managing scene memory and efficiently rendering massive amounts of geometry. V-Ray Proxy objects are dynamically loaded and unloaded at render-time, saving vital RAM resources. Use V-Ray Proxy to render millions of polygons at … Read more V-Ray for SketchUp 2.0 Release