Maxon / Red Giant has a surprise June update with enhancements and optimized workflows for Maxon One. This is not just your average anticipated service pack release.
Maxon One artists can put these great new capabilities to work immediately
Cinema 4D 26.1
Volume Builder now features an improved performance thanks to OpenVDB 9 and Booleans can be smoothed based on a radius.
Explore and edit existing Capsules directly from the Object Manager with the new “Edit Asset as Group” command.
Advanced MoGraph artists can now use any object’s Curvature in Fields, to define the strength of falloffs, colors of clones, or alignment of field forces.
Cloth and Rope Simulations can now be influenced by Cinema 4D’s powerful Fields and Field Forces, plus improved performance and collision options.
New Capsules including Surface Imperfections, HDRIs and Redshift Materials.
The Node UI includes a big upgrade in appearance and interaction, making it easier than ever to create and explore Redshift materials and Node Capsules.
Graphs can be organized with dots for better readability.
Nodes can be added to an existing network by simply dropping them onto a wire.
Many visual upgrades to maximize the node editing workflow.
Numerous stability improvements and bug fixes.
‘Bokeh’ depth-of-field in Redshift RT.
Blackbody Temperature Controls for volume shading.
Improved CPU performance.
Round Corners included with CPU.
Trapcode Suite 18.1 introduces time-based mapping to complete the Layer Maps feature-set in Particular. Grow Bounds utility now runs natively on M1 machines, and this service pack includes several bug fixes for Particular, Form and 3D Stroke.
Magic Bullet 16.1 brings Halation and Diffusion to Cinema 4D – letting artists add film-like bloom and aberration to their renders in Cinema 4D.
PluralEyes 4.1.12 adds Vegas Pro 18 and 19 as well as RED Komodo compatibility and restores full compatibility with FCPX.
Universe 6.1 provides improved support for AMD graphics cards and a number of bug fixes across various Universe tools.
VFX Suite 3.1 improves the performance of Real Lens Flares and includes several bug fixes.
All updates are immediately available to subscribers via Maxon App and the Maxon website.
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