Nvidia discontinues Mental Ray

Sales of the standalone renderer and the 3ds Max and Maya plugins stop today. Work on Iray continues via Nvidia's development partners.

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Nvidia releases Iray for Cinema 4D

Latest plugin version of Iray provides fast, GPU-based, physically accurate render previews inside Cinema 4D.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Review: Iray for 3ds Max

Jason Lewis benchmarks the new, more powerful plugin version of Nvidia's GPU-based renderer with a range of real-world graphics cards.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

AXYZ design ships Anima 2

Major update rewrites 3ds Max and Cinema 4D crowd animation tool 'from scratch'; adds new WYSIWG editor and greater range of controls.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Autodesk ships 3ds Max 2017

Videos: See the new ART renderer, revamped UI, and updates to the UV and modelling tools in action here.

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Autodesk buys Solid Angle

Acquisition of Arnold renderer will help drive a 'more aggressive' move to the cloud, firm tells CG Channel.

Monday, April 18th, 2016