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Next Limit ships Maxwell 5.2

Physically based renderer gets GPU support for Multilight, including Nvidia's Ampere GPUs. Now loads Substance .sbsar files.

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Adobe ships After Effects 18.0

Compositing app gets new real-time draft preview mode for 3D work. Separate beta build adds support for multi-frame rendering.

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021

Adobe ships After Effects 17.5

Compositing app gets much-anticipated AI-driven Roto Brush 2.0 tool, plus motion-graphics-focused new 3D Design Space.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

Autodesk ships Arnold 6.0.4

Big update cuts render times on modern multi-core CPUs; adds new IPR window for 3ds Max users, and new Cinema 4D scattering system.

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

SideFX unveils Solaris

Check out the powerful look dev, lighting and shot layout system due in Houdini 18 later this year, and the accompanying Karma renderer.

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Maxon ships Cinema 4D R19

Now shipping. See videos of the new LoD system, motion graphics tools and media core; and the Radeon ProRender render engine.

Friday, September 1st, 2017