Autodesk announces Extension 1 for Maya 2016 and 3ds Max 2016
At the SIGGRAPH 2015 conference, held August 11-13 in Los Angeles, Autodesk announced the latest extension releases for its Maya 2016 and 3ds Max 2016 3D modeling, animation, VFX and rendering software, available to Autodesk Subscription customers beginning August 11 for 3ds Max and September 9 for Maya. Concurrently, the company unveiled the new 3D marketplace on Creative Market - its online platform for purchasing and selling custom content developed by artists. Autodesk Maya 2016 Extension 1 adds SVG support, new procedural texture and image processing nodes in the Hypershade, brand new text tool, simplified game exporter workflows, and live linking between Maya and the Stingray game engine that can update geometry, characters, and camera positions dynamically. Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 Extension 1 introduces Geodesic Voxel and Heat Map solvers for faster skin weighting, new Game Exporter for Unity, Unreal and Autodesk Stingray, new Live Link between 3ds Max and Stingray, and a powerful 3D text tool to build engaging visualizations. [source]
V-Ray 3.1 for Maya
Chaos Group announced the immediate availability of V-Ray 3.
New Adobe Digital Publishing Solution
Adobe announced the general availability of Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS), the next generation of its Digital Publishing Suite, pioneering new ways for brands to deliver high-impact content to mobile apps.
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Topaz Labs ReMask 5 released
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LightWave 2015 Update 3
The LightWave 3D Group, a division of NewTek, Inc.
Shotgun Software: New review and pipeline features announced at SIGGRAPH 2015
At the SIGGRAPH 2015 conference, Shotgun Software announced a new set of features for the upcoming 6.
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