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Simple Scatter for Unreal Engine 4

Army of One Games has released a new scattering plugin for Unreal Engine 4. Simple Scatter has been designed to bring scattering workflows familiar from the scattering plugins found in 3D DCC packages to Unreal. Features include the ability to scatter on…


ZBrush Composition

Pixologic has released ZBrush Compositor, a new plugin that allows you to send ZBrush render passes to Marmoset Toolbag 3 or Adobe’s Substance Painter. Learn how to use it on ZBrush Guides and find out more and download from Pixologic’s website.  


RenderStacks Preview Render for 3DS Max

New developer quasiKrysta has announced its first tool called rsPrvRender  (short for renderStacks Preview Render). The script offers a simplified interface from which users can reduce render settings temporarily for previews, without affecting the production render settings. It’s completely free for personal and commercial…


Deep FX updates

Since we last reported, Deep FX World has released several development videos showcasing the progress of its standalone physics and animation tool Deep FX Studio. Currently in beta, the tool is based on their fluid simulation plugin for Lightwave called Deep…


Pulze Render Manager beta

Pulze has released a beta version of its new render manager aimed at the architectural visualisation industry.The aim of the tool is to be artist friendly, with much of the workflow simplified and automated where possible. Features include node monitoring including the…


USD for Maya Overview

Autodesk has published a blog outlining an Overview of USD for Maya including future plans. According to Autodesk these include the desire to “make Maya an awesome place to create, assemble, and work with USD. We want to bring the strengths…


CityEngine 2019.1 released with a new Maya plugin

Esri has released the latest version of its parametric tool CityEngine. Version 2019.1 adds several sketching improvements in 2D and 3D including new tools for placing temporary guide lines, export to i3s 1.7 format which  supports PBR materials, a new Maya plugin called Serlio…


Skatter 2 for Sketchup crowdfunding campaign

Lindalë, a small two-person company that created Skatter for Sketchup, has set up a crowdfunding campaign to finance version 2 of the plugin. Skatter 2 is being rewritten from scratch and already includes new features such as clustering, randomised materials and new distribution methods….


Bella – a new spectral physically-based renderer

Barcelona-based Diffuse Logic has announced a new render engine called Bella, available as a standalone app and plugin for Maya with new implementations promised in the future. According to the developers, Bella is a spectral, physically-based renderer that features a node-based scene description graph,…