global illumination

NewTek ships LightWave 2020

3D animation and rendering app gets new GI system, improved SSS and hair shading, and support for Disney's Partio particles library.

Friday, April 24th, 2020

Xenko team ships Xenko 3.1

C#-based open-source 2D and 3D game engine gets its first major update since being made available under an MIT licence last year.

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

LuxCoreRender 2.2 ships

Open-source renderer gets new GI cache system, Disney BRDF material and Open Image Denoise. Now compatible with Blender 2.80.

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Blender 2.80 ships

Major update to the open-source 3D software ships after four years of planning and development. Discover its key features here.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Realsoft ships Realsoft 3D 8

One of the oldest 3D applications gets updated for current Hi-DPI displays and multicore CPUs, and gains a photon mapping system.

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Crytek ships CryEngine 5.5

Long-awaited update to game engine updates GI system and Sandbox editor; introduces new 5%-of-royalties licensing model.

Monday, September 24th, 2018