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Maxon announces acquisition of Py4D

Maxon Computer acquires Python solutions maker Py4D from Tuningchannel. Key programmer Sebastian Rath to continue to manage Python connection to CINEMA 4D.


Maxon Computer has announced that it has acquired all the rights to Py4D from Tuningchannel. Py4D programmer Sebastian Rath will manage the Python connection to CINEMA 4D under the Maxon brand.

Python is a powerful programming language with a comparatively simple learning curve. Python’s unique blend of simplicity and power excels in a wide range of software development tasks. The numerous Python scripts and libraries can be utilized in any pipeline. Python also enables integration between software apps for the exchange of data and assets. Leading production and engineering firms rely on Python every day.

Harald Schneider, CTO and co-founder of Maxon Computer states, “With the Python connection for our products we want to offer an easy and flexible option for adding custom functionlity for both users and developers alike. Python is the easiest and most flexible solution.”

Until the Py4D technologies have been integrated into CINEMA 4D the current beta version, including documentation, is available free of charge at, along with other resources.

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