Real IES is the new utility software for creating .ies photometric files. Using sliders one can increase or decrease intensity of a light cone at various angles.
Skatter is the new extension plugin for Sketchup that allows creating of photorealistic vegetation. The plugin is still under development in the beta stage and is promised to be available on the market this autumn.
On August 31st 2015 Unreal Engine developers brought to the market the release of huge update pack for the software. This updates include hundreds different features connected to collision, particle system, archi-viz applications and many many other.
Twilight Render team recently announced the new release of their plugin for photorealistic (biased and unbiased) rendering in Sketch Up.
At the very beginning of the development, Lumion dev-team introduced the software as an easy and affordable tool to do things traditionally seen as difficult, laborious or impossible.
Corona Renderer team recently presented it's version 1.1 for 3ds Max. The news was announced on the company website together with the information about the reinforcements in the development team and opening of the new offices.
Photoshop CC 2015 delivered new options to create bump and normal maps, and reduce the poly count of 3D models.
In this article I don't want to offer you a euphoric or pessimistic analysis, but a list of new features introduced in 3ds Max 2016, publicly released today, followed by some criticism and constructive comments.
New features in FaronStudio’s texturing software for creating seamless 3D maps from photos include: Seed Wizard to simplify seed...
Last Friday at the 3D Printshow in New York Adobe demonstrated three new features that will be available for 3D and 3D Printing in a future version of Photoshop CC.
On Monday March 23, 2015, Pixar Animation Studios published an official press-release about RenderMan software becoming free for non-commercial use.
Moleskine has presented a new notebook for sketching that is connected to Adobe Creative Cloud and a mobile companion app to capture the drawings.