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Nemetschek joins the Metaverse Standards Forum

Nemetschek announced 12 July 2022 that it has become a founding member of the Metaverse Standards Forum. This is a newly established governing body that aims to foster agreement on requirements and priorities for metaverse interoperability standards. Prior to joining the Metaverse Standards Forum, Nemetschek’s Maxon brand had already embraced exchange file formats and bridges to other software.

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Surface imperfections added to Maxon Capsules

Maxon’s new Surface Imperfections collection offers new textures, designed to bring photorealism to artists’ renderings by adding minor pseudorandom imperfections to the surfaces of 3D objects.

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AMD Releases AMD Software: PRO Edition

AMD Software: PRO Edition is the new name for its enterprise Radeon PRO driver software for all Radeon PRO GPU solutions. Gains key updates!

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Maxon’s Spring Product Updates—Details

Maxon announces product updates. These include a large collection of new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.

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Vectorworks releases Unity-powered 3D model viewing technology

Latest service pack update for Vectorworks 2022 brings Unity-powered 3D model viewing to mobile and web, plus other key features.

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Maxon’s Universe 5.1—Adds M1 Mac Support

Update to Universe 5.1 adds support for M1-powered Macs, fixes bugs and puts Universe software on future-proof foundation.

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Maxon Closes Pixologic Acquisition—Accelerates Growth

Academy Award-winning ZBrush software is now part of Maxon — growing the Nemetschek Group’s strength in animation, film and rendering tech.

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Maxon Announces Plans to Acquire Pixologic

ZBrush from Pixologic looks to join the growing Maxon family of 3D tools for artists in film, broadcast, games and animation.

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Maxon and OTOY Partner—Bring Redshift Support to OTOY’s Render Network

OTOY and its Render Network to offer Redshift Render in the first half of 2022 — Maxon partnership will add Cinema 4D as well.

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Maxon’s new Cinema 4D Release 24 (S24)—What’s New

Cinema 4D Release 24 (S24) offers numerous improvements designed to help streamline workflows for professional 3D artists.

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Maxon Announces Redshift for macOS — Native M1 Mac Support

Redshift supports Mac including M1-powered computers — extending compatibility provides powerful options for 3D content creators.

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Maxon First 2021 3D & Motion Show—Live Wednesday

Cinema 4D will be the main star in Maxon’s first 2021 3D and Motion Design show going live Wednesday. Virtual show is free for all.

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3D News: Maxon Grows in Japan — Acquisition and New Japan Office

Building stronger relationships and direct support will aid expansion for Maxon Japan as the company acquires its distributor headquartered in Tokyo.

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Maxon Receives $200,000 Epic MegaGrant by Epic Games

Maxon gains Epic MegaGrant to help fund ongoing improvements to the integration between Unreal Engine and Maxon’s award-winning 3D animation software, Cinema 4D.

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Maxon Announces Cinema 4D Release 23

Cinema 4D R23 is Maxon’s flagship produce — offers enhancements to animation, character and UV workflows, and Magic Bullet Looks integration.

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Maxon Announces 2020 Virtual Events Calendar

The company is to host a series of artist-focused digital experiences, starting June 18th until the rest of 2020.

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Maxon Introduces ‘Moves by Maxon’ AR App for Apple iOS Devices like iPhones

New AR app facilitates facial and body motion capture for Cinema 4D utilizing the Apple AR-Toolkit.

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SIG: Maxon Announces Next-Gen Cinema 4D Release 21

Maxon introduces next big release as part of ‘3D for the Whole World’ initiative as well as subscription pricing options.

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SIG: Siggraph 2019—Highlights from the Computer Graphics Show (Part 1)

This year in Los Angeles SIGGRAPH 2019 had an evolving twist in the format of the conference, with many more companies opting to host their wares in private rooms. Regardless, there was a slew of exciting announcements in software and hardware at the biggest computer graphics conference in the world.

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Toward a Billion Euro Company—Patrik Heider Discusses Nemetschek’s New Formulation

It looks like 2019 will be a pivotal year for the Nemetschek Group as it begins its march toward becoming a one billion euro a year company.

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MAXON Acquires Redshift Rendering Technologies

In Maxon gaining Redshift, the Germany subsidiary of the Nemetschek Group also gains another important M&E (media & entertainment) asset by which the whole of the group can theoretically benefit.

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Chaos Group Doubling Down on Rendering Solutions for Maxon Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D users will gain two new renderers from Chaos Group—adding V-Ray and Corona Renderer.

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MAXON Reconfigures Leadership for Worldwide Growth of Cinema 4D

The new executive team members bring a deep 3D media and entertainment industry background and experience to this Nemetschek Group software company. The goal is a more global and agile company to drive worldwide market growth for the acclaimed 3d software package.

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MAXON’s Next Generation Cinema 4D Release 20 Available Immediately

In one of the biggest releases in its history, the next-generation Cinema 4D R20 delivers powerful new volume-based modeling, easier import of CAD files, and transformative motion graphics toolsets.

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Maxon Releases New CINEMA 4D Release 20

New features in Maxon’s popular 3D professional tool for modeling, rendering, and animation include importation of manufacturing CAD data assets.

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3D/CAD Tidbits: Bluebeam Extreme and Maxon Women in Motion Graphics News

An interesting discussion about gender in motion graphics unfolds in our post in the video included below from a panel sponsored by Maxon the makers of CINEMA 4D. We also have a story about the very popular Bluebeam Extreme Conference in the AEC industry.

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Nemetschek Group Y17 Financial Results—Superb Growth and Targeting US AEC Market

The Nemetschek Group of Germany, a holding company of 15 leading software brands in AEC and Media & Entertainment, has posted record revenues for their 2017 financial year. The firm is targeting the US AEC market for top-line growth in coming years.

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MAXON Unveils Cineware for Illustrator—Adds Rendering Engine to Adobe App

New plugin allows artists to integrate 3D content directly in Adobe Illustrator CC—and empower them further with Cineware editing functionality.

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Mac 3D News: Cinema 4D Release 19 Is Now Shipping

Latest version of Cinema 4D includes fundamental new OpenGL engine technology and more technology for the creation of virtual reality assets.

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SIG: MAXON unveils Cinema 4D Release 19—Powerful 3D Graphics Suite for Mac and Windows

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.

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MAXON Will Be At SIGGRAPH 2017—Exhibitor Highlights

Maxon has a full schedule of interesting presentations on tap for SIGGRAPH 2017—here’s their schedule.

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Pre NAB News: CINEMA 4D Announces Line-Up of Presenters

Always a popular hit at NAB, Maxon will be in attendance and has announced its show line-up speakers.

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MAXON Ups Rendering Ante with Multi-Year Technical Collaboration Agreement with NVIDIA

New agreement brings NVIDIA’s scalable and physically-based rendering technologies to Cinema 4D users, including NVIDIA Iray for GPU rendering.

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MAXON Announces Immediate Availability of new CINEMA 4D R18

Company to showcase powerful new features like Voronoi Fracturing, Interactive Knife Tools and Substance Engine Connectivity at IBC 2016, Amsterdam.

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MAXON Turns 30 Tomorrow—Get 30 Percent Off Cinema 4D

Maxon of Germany turns 30 years old tomorrow and is celebrating by offering a big discount for 24 hours only on their products like Cinema 4D.

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NAB: Nvidia Iray and Cinema 4D for Architecture—Live Event

This year at NAB the Nvidia Iray plugin for Cinema 4D is being showcased at the Maxon booth…a live presentation is available to view as well.

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Maxon showcasing Cinema 4D at 2016 NAB Show in Las Vegas

Maxon will be showcasing Cinema 4D R17 at the NAB 2016 Show in Las Vegas next month.

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Maxon announces update to Cineware for Adobe After Effects CC

Maxon announces new Cineware 3.0 for Adobe After Effects CC, latest update features greater performance, time slider sync and a lot more.

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Webinar News: MAXON hosts Fluids Simulation with Cinema 4D and RealFlow

Maxon is hosting a free webinar on fluid simulation work inside of Cinema 4D with RealFlow.

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MAXON, Greyscalegorilla and X-Particles Team Up to Present Half Rez 2015

MAXON, in conjunction with Greyscalegorilla and X-Particles, is pleased to present Half Rez 2015, taking place September 9 2015, at Lincoln Hall, Chicago.

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MAXON announces immediate Availability of Cinema 4D Release 17

Cinema 4D R17 delivers powerful new features to dramatically increase production pipeline performance and positively impact the creative experience including the new Take System that offers functions above and beyond those of any conventional render layer system.

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Nemetschek Group presents strong half-year figures: Revenue growth in the second quarter continues to accelerate

The Nemetschek Group maintained its dynamic development from the first quarter of 2015 and accelerated revenue growth in the second quarter.

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MAXON Announces Milestone Cinema 4D Release 17

Cinema 4D Release 17 (R17), a milestone release of its cornerstone 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software.

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Nemetschek Group yields strongest growth with record year in 2014

The Nemetschek Group has announced its fiscal 2014 financial earnings, showing record setting improvements in margins and revenue growth. The Group, with divisional revenues comparable to 25 percent world number one rival Autodesk, sees accelerated growth in 2015. Vectorworks and Graphisoft as brands are driving international momentum.

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MAXON Heads to SXSW 2015 Trade Show and Gaming Expo

The maker of the acclaimed Mac and Windows 3D software CINEMA 4D, heads to Austin, Texas for SXSW 2015—will be showcasing its professional 3D software technology and applications suitable for the gaming expo crowd and for all forms of designers and makers.

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Maxon intros Cineware 2.0 and CINEMA 4D Lite R16 included in Adobe After Effects CC

Maxon has announced the new Cineware 2.0 and CINEMA 4D Lite R16 now included in the latest version of Adobe After Effects CC

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MAXON participating in Adobe MAX this week

Presentations from Creative Professionals Rick Barrett and Chris Meyer to Illustrate Techniques in MAXON Cinema 4D and Adobe After Effects CC to Maximize 3D Creativity

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Event: Architectural Visualization Meets Hollywood Standards — Come See ArchiCAD and CINEMA 4D in Action

Graphisoft is hosting a global live event on the new photorealistic rendering workflow from within ArchiCAD 18 and utilizing Maxon’s Cinema 4D further in the process.

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Mac 3D News: Maxon announces Exhibitor Presence at IBC 2014

Maxon Computer is at IBC 2014 this week and will be demoing CINEMA 4D R16

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Maxon’s CINEMA 4D R16 now shipping, plus SIGGRAPH presentations now available at Cineversity.com

Maxon CINEMA 4D R16 is now shipping and SIGGRAPH 2014 presentations are now at Cineversity.com

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Maxon Unveils New CINEMA 4D Release 16 ahead of SIGGRAPH 2014

Germany’s Maxon has updated CINEMA 4D to version R16 — offering numerous advanced new features for digital 3D artists working across a range of design and film and TV industries

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SIG: In Brief: Maxon news at SIGGRAPH 2014

We have some details on Maxon’s participation at SIGGRAPH 2014 this year

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Mac CAD/3D News: Maxon, Graphisoft and Solibri announcements

Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have exciting news from Solibr regarding COBie, plus news from Maxon on a new animation contest and news about Graphisoft’s BEST of SHOW honors

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GRAPHISOFT introduces new ArchiCAD 18 for Architecture Industry

Budapest-based Graphisoft has introduced the latest version of its flagship BIM software product, ArchiCAD 18. The tool offers new Integrated Revision Management workflow and integration of CINEMA 4D rendering engine.

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Mac 3D News: Maxon forms partnership with Side Effects – Developing Cinema 4D plugin for Houdini engine

CINEMA 4D users will have future access to the new Houdine Engine from Side Effects Software, enhancing the artistic process for users of Maxon’s software on both Mac and Windows platforms

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NAB: MAXON and Vizrt announce new integration between CINEMA 4D and Viz Artist

Maxon’s CINEWARE allows a streamlined 3D design workflow via Native CINEMA 4D File Import into Viz Artist — Demos will be held at 2014 NAB

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MAXON 3D Software Solutions and Creativity Take Center Stage

Where? The 2014 NAB Show, Las Vegas, April 7 – 10, 2014 (Booth# SL 8620)

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Firm Profile: Archiform 3D — Challenging China with Integral Design

We continue our Firm Profile series with Archiform 3D founder and president, Steve Bell. Archiform 3D is a leading global provider of advanced architectural visualization and design services operating globally. The company does amazing work and they do it all with a spartan pipeline consisting of ArchiCAD and CINEMA 4D. This is a big interview but chalk full of interesting business craft and insightful details–the kind of information Architosh is known for pulling out in stories like this. So sit back, grab a cup of your favorite beverage and enjoy the story.

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Maxon Computer sponsors Half Rez 2013 in Chicago Area for 3D/2D Artists

Half Rez event looks hot and will feature Greyscalegorilla peeps and Maxon folks with many others…

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SIG: Maxon announces CINEMA 4D R15 at SIGGRAPH

Maxon Computer delivers new CINEMA 4D R15 at SIGGRAPH 2013

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