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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.
Allegorithmic had a key presence at SIGGRAPH 2017 this year at Los Angeles. The French software company is the worldwide leader in material (texture) creation for the gaming industry. But the company has a wider audience of users in mind.
Scott DeWoody of Gensler explains the firm’s adoption and use of Allegorithmic’s Substance software product line and how they work with it for all their digital material’s creation across their pipeline.
At this year’s SIGGRAPH show returned to Los Angeles, the show gained momentum in the midst of the burgeoning VR/AR explosion happening across various 3D industries as well as foundational shifts happening at the developer level as game engines grow more important and low-level graphics APIs bloom further. Lurking in the background of this year’s SIGGRAPH is AMD’s resurgence as well as Apple’s promised return to pro markets at the workstation level.
A great 3D industry training and learning event takes place in Hollywood next week, a few days ahead of SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles.
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.
Substance Designer 5.6 offers new sets of filters useful for working with image scans in particular as well as existing image textures.
Material Definition Language (MDL) authoring is now possible and Linux support increases compatibility with VFX pipelines.
Photorealistic rendering is coming to Substance Designer with the integration of NVIDIA DesignWorks tools, a library of graphics technologies and enhancements that can be easily integrated by software application developers.
Allegorithmic solves subscribe versus own software debate with solution that meets the user half-way and provides more flexibility for the financial bottom lines of artists and studios.
The next-generation 3D texture and compositing tool adds node processing and transfer bake among other major features as it advances the state of the art in dedicated professional texture tools.
Allegorithmic brings its popular Substance Designer 2 product line to the Mac