Blender

Blender 2.78 released with spherical stereo images for VR rendering support

Blender 2.78 recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Blender 2.78 changelog Work to improve multithreading performance has continued, to scale better to many core CPUs The video stabilizer has been reworked to improve handling of more complicated movement and especially real-world footage with laterally travelling or panning camera Weight painting blur brush has been improved Improvements to the Eyedropper and Operator Search.

Blender 2.77a released with GPU support for Smoke/Fire

Blender 2.77a recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. This latest update Blender 2.77a comes with a number of important bug fixes. Blender 2.77a changelog Cycles: Better Subsurface Scattering, GPU support for Smoke/Fire and Point Density. Grease pencil stroke sculpting and improved workflow.

Blender 2.76b released as a quick bugfix

Blender 2.76b recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender 2.76b changelog: Fix T46626: Crash generating previews Fix T46622: crash with metas & particles Fix T46651: Select linked crash with wire seam edges Install Blender 2.

Blender 2.76 released with absolute grid snapping in the 3D view

Blender 2.76 recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender 2.76 highlights Initial support for Pixar’s OpenSubdiv geometry subdivision technology.

Blender 2.75a released now supports Stereo 3D pipeline

Blender 2.75a recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender 2.75a changelog Blender now supports a fully integrated Multi-View and Stereo 3D pipeline Cycles has much awaited initial support for AMD GPUs, and a new Light Portals feature.

Blender 2.74 released with opengl viewport rendering improvement

Blender 2.74 recently released, is a free and open source 3D animation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. Advanced users employ Blender’s API for Python scripting to customize the application and write specialized tools; often these are included in Blender’s future releases. Blender 2.74 update Cycles got several precision, noise, speed, memory improvements, new Pointiness attribute.