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Enscape for Mac SketchUp came out this year. We put the rendering plugin software through its paces on an Apple Silicon-based Mac and are very pleased with the results.
Autodesk launches its new Maya Creative, designed to make content creation more affordable for artists working in smaller studios.
PowerCADD gets a future with new partner AutoDesSys the developer of 3D software stalwart and innovator formZ.
Rhino 7 is now available for Apple Silicon Macs, plus adds a new powerful modeling command called MultiPipe.
The Blender Development Foundation gains another major tech company’s support in Unity Technologies, adding to development funding.
Apple is poised to make the move to custom design processors for its Macs and will tap its elite experience in ARM-based chip design to empower Mac computers to go places it deems it cannot get to by sticking with Intel.
Apple has a new warhorse to go battle in the 3D market with, but SIGGRAPH discontent for the machine was squarely aimed at the lack of NVIDIA GPUs. Despite this, new job posts at Apple clearly indicate renewed commitment and interest in the media & entertainment software market for which the new Mac Pro should make an ideal entrant.
New Collection Brings 15 Original Ready-to-Use Materials, Including Two Free to Download; Substance Source Library Now Contains Nearly 1850 Assets.
Maya 2019 boasts new tools for enhanced and faster performance, improved working environment and high-quality previews for an improved artists pipeline.
The 3D community has a new CPU, GPU and CUDA benchmark suite to play with. Time to test your machine on the Blender Benchmark.
The 2018 Student Reel Contests by E-On Software offers students the opportunity to showcase their talents in 3D natural environmental graphics.
The Unreal Game Engine gains hundreds of improvements including enterprise features that allow users to bring CAD data into the engine studio tools to bring immersive features to enterprise users.
Abvent releases new Artlantis 7 with a new integrated third app called Twinlinker, designed to share your renderings with your clients and stakeholders faster and everywhere on any device.
Shaderlight Limited introduces new Shaderlight 2018—rendering plugin for SketchUp 2018.
Advances in V-Ray to double the speed of GPU production rendering. Chaos Group makes big announcements at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference.
Substance Painter’s new UI aims to simplify the 3D digital painting experience for its users and the program offers 15 major improvements.
New Apple Pencil patent could dramatically add value to Apple devices in the CAD and 3D software industries.
Cheetah3D now incorporates Apple’s AVFramework for superior time-media handling like the export of animations.
Apple touts the iMac Pro’s amazing performance benchmarks—and features Twinmotion 2018 as VR workflow for 3D pros.
Bentley’s e-on Software establishes a new partnership with the MIT of Visual Effects—Gnomon School in Hollywood.
New V-Ray 3.6 for SketchUp brings hybrid rendering technology and streamlined UI to the latest rendering plugin for the Mac from the Chaos Group.
There are numerous excellent sales on Mac and Windows CAD and 3D software due to Black Friday in the United States, marking an excellent time to save some money.
Allegorithmic’s fall software update to Substance Designer gains 16 new features and improvements—first chance to author in AxF format.
Visual artists can win thousands of dollars worth of prizes from contest sponsors like Nvidia, X-Rite, HP and ArtStation.
Five years in the making, the new Cheetah3D 7.0 is officially out. New Mac-only 3D software tool boasts new unbiased renderer and many new features.
Unity Technologies and Autodesk collaborate around FBX technology to streamline game development and asset creation using 3ds Max and Maya with Unity.
Simple export to Project Felix enhances 3D material workflow for artists and graphic designers—plus five additional tools and updates now available.
Mac CAD and 3D News: Today we have several tidbits of news on many of the biggest names in CAD and 3D—including Strata, Cobalt, Twinmotion, IrisVR and more…check it out!
Twinmotion 2018 garners award in the area of innovation. The new interactive renderer is one of the latest innovations from Abvent of France.
Latest version of Cinema 4D includes fundamental new OpenGL engine technology and more technology for the creation of virtual reality assets.
Chaos Group acquires fast-moving Corona Renderer company out of Prague.
E-on Software’s latest Release 3 for VUE 2016 and PlantFactory 2016 now available.
Chaos Group announces new benchmarking app to test GPU and CPU strength—new benchmark will join tools like Maxon’s Cinebench.
Abvent group is at SIGGRAPH this week and have announced the release of Twinmotion 2018 in seven languages for immediate release and upcoming webinars to learn more.
Luxion intros the new KeyShot 7 in Los Angeles this week at SIGGRAPH 2017. There are five major top new features including Studios.
SPIR-V support added to OpenGL in version 4.6—update to industry standard graphics API specification will liberate shader-language development for content creators and 3D developers, among other updates.
On the of the 2017 SIGGRAPH show in Los Angeles, Germany’s Maxon Computer has announced the latest version of their flagship professional 3D software package—Cinema 4D R19.
Maxon has a full schedule of interesting presentations on tap for SIGGRAPH 2017—here’s their schedule.
A great 3D industry training and learning event takes place in Hollywood next week, a few days ahead of SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles.
Bentley’s subsidiary E-on Software is releasing Carbon Scatter and CloudFactory Ozone plugins one last time in 2017 as they consolidate their product lines and focus on VUE and PlantFactory.
Twinmotion 2018 will be globally available and announced at SIGGRAPH 2017.
Allegorithmic integrates Substance Source directly into Substance Designer in latest point-dot release, increasing ease and use and workflow for 3D artists.
Axalta Customer Experience Center gains new technology for color powered by Luxion’s rendering technology, famously found in the award-winning KeyShot app.
Strata’s introduction of VR17 update for its flagship legendary application, Strata 3D, signals the deepest push into virtual reality workflows yet.
With VR and AR getting even bigger, expect these types of events to raise even more awareness, urgency, and excitement!
Always a popular hit at NAB, Maxon will be in attendance and has announced its show line-up speakers.
150 new textile options for clothing, sportswear and home furnishings allow for complex customization with photorealistic results.
The all new V-Ray 3 for SketchUp has been redesigned for architects who want to focus on design without all the technical settings.
The Mies van der Rohe Foundation and CL3VER seal an agreement to offer virtual visits to the Mies van der Rohe pavilion in Barcelona, Spain.
Unity Technologies announces the release date for Unity 5.6, which will mark the final installment of Unity 5. The company also provides an early look at Unity 2017 Beta, the next generation of Unity.
SideFX’s Houdini 16 has massive new updates in features and capabilities. Architosh takes a look at some of the bigger ones in procedural oceans technology and its all new shader builder module.
Substance Designer 6 comes with new filters dedicated to scan processing to help 3D artists build a complete workflow of ready-to-use, clean tiling materials adaptable to photogrammetry.
Abvent releases new Artlantis 6.5 with unlimited render nodes for free and Twinmotion support.
Does Strata 3D still have a place in the highly competitive 3D software market? In this product review we take a look at Strata’s current shipping version and all the technology it packs in an under $1000 USD punch—including the stunning visual results one can achieve with this stalwart 3d package.
Autodesk in 2017 will shut down its Autodesk 123D.com domain and apps along with it—users encouraged to look into other products. Autodesk Circuits remains in its own domain.
Substance Designer 5.6 offers new sets of filters useful for working with image scans in particular as well as existing image textures.
Khronos Group aims to establish VR industry standard to help create greater end-user options, portability between solutions and accelerate adoption of virtual reality.
Engineers and industrial designers gain great new features in latest releases of solidThinking Inspire 2017 and solidThinking Evolve 2017.
Luxion continues to expand support for the widest array of 3D product development software packages serving MCAD industries.
The industry-standard animation software for fluid simulation has reached version 10 and now includes new pricing in addition to new technologies.