Friday, February 17th, 2012 Posted by Jim Thacker

Blender 2.62 adds better Booleans, motion tracking

Blender 2.62 in action: a new features tour of the software from Blender Cookie.

The Blender Foundation has released Blender 2.62, its latest bimonthly update to the open-source 3D app.

Version 2.62 updates Blender’s Boolean operations, implementing the faster, more stable Carve library, and adds a new Remesh modifier for converting a mesh to uniform quads.

The motion tracking tools and Cycles render engine added in Blender 2.61 have also been updated, with the latter gaining support for render layers and passes, and multi-GPU rendering.

Collada export, the Python API and built-in game engine also receive updates.

Read a full list of new features in Blender 2.62

Download Blender 2.62