light linking

5 key features in Blender 3.6

Read our pick of the new features in the open-source 3D software: from Simulation Nodes and GPU ray tracing to neat hidden bonuses.

Tuesday, June 27th, 2023

Foundry ships Katana 5.0

Lighting and look dev software gets new Nuke Bridge for live linking to Nuke comps, updates to the Hydra Viewer and Foresight+ rendering.

Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Autodesk ships Arnold 7.0

Major update to the renderer adds Open Image Denoise and real-time colour correction, and extends Arnold GPU and USD workflows.

Tuesday, October 19th, 2021

Autodesk ships Arnold 6.2

VFX production renderer gets new V-Ray-style light mixer, improved GPU rendering and USD support, and support for OpenColorIO 2.0.

Saturday, January 30th, 2021

Autodesk ships Arnold 6.1

Renderer gets new post effects framework, physically correct nested dielectrics, improvements to USD support and Arnold GPU.

Thursday, October 29th, 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