Arnold 5

Autodesk ships Maya 2018

Viewport 2.0 becomes the primary viewport; new features added to the MASH motion graphics and Bifröst fluid simulation toolsets.

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Solid Angle ships Arnold 5

Release improves speed and quality, adds new physically based shaders. Updated: new Houdini plugin HtoA 2.0 now available.

Friday, April 21st, 2017

Autodesk ships 3ds Max 2018

Update replaces the mental ray renderer with Arnold 5, adds new options for customising the interface and editing motion paths.

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Sneak peek: Arnold 5

See new features due in the next release of the renderer, including a physically based hair shader, better volumetrics, and support for OSL.

Friday, March 31st, 2017