visual effects

Nekki unveils Cascadeur 2024.1

See the features due in the next update to the AI-assisted animation software, including an interesting system for 'unbaking' mocap data.

Wednesday, February 21st, 2024

Sneak peek: Chaos's new AI technologies

V-Ray and Enscape developer previews work-in-progress AI tech for tasks ranging from PBR material generation to 3D set extension.

Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

Chaos releases V-Ray 6 for Maya Update 2

Maya edition of the renderer gets support for MaterialX, initial support for LookdevX, and the option to scatter lights with Chaos Scatter.

Monday, February 19th, 2024

JangaFX releases LiquiGen 0.1

Much-anticipated real-time liquid simulator gets first public preview. See which features are in the initial alpha, and which are coming later.

Tuesday, February 13th, 2024

Adobe releases After Effects 24.2

Overhaul of the compositing app's 3D toolset continues, with the option to import 3D models in OBJ format and environment maps as EXR files.

Thursday, February 8th, 2024