Allegorithmic has released Substance Painter 2018.3 with viewport upgrades, new UI helpers, an enhanced symmetry tool, proper 2D view export and a boost in performance.
Artlantis 2019 - software for rendering architectural visualizations - was released recently.
Luxion has released KeyShot 8.1, a free update for 8.0 users - following the release of KeyShot 8.0 in October.
Render Legion has presented Corona Renderer for Archicad that is now officially available for Windows users as public alpha (Alpha 2).
ACT-3D has released Lumion 9, real-time rendering software for arch-viz. The developers promise "photorealistic environments faster than ever before" with the photorealistic sky, rain, grass and improved UX features.
The winners of the animago AWARD – an internationally renowned competition for 3D animation and still, visual effects, visualization and VR/AR/360° – were awarded their trophies on October 25th in Munich. The show was attended by 500 guests and took place for the third time at the Gasteig Centre.
Developers of Quixel Megascans have released Quixel Bridge 2018.4 that allows browsing, batch download and batch export assets to 3d and rendering software.
Luxion released KeyShot 8 with new updates focused on materials and volume, lighting and optics, advanced geometry, image and output, and collaboration.
Real IES 3, software to create photometric lights, is released with some new features added, a slight redesign of UI and general usability improvements.
Autodesk has recently released 3dsMax 2019.2 update with Arnold 5.2, fluids loader, alembic UV exporter and other cool stuff.
The nominees for the 2018 animago AWARDS are in! An independent jury of experts sifted through nearly 900 submissions from 61 countries to find the final 36 nominees for the animago’s twelve categories.
Developers released a 1.11 update of SiNi Software plugins for 3ds Max. All plugins are now available in 3ds Max 2019. This release features bug fixes for all plugins plus the addition of new features and update.