New features in Genarts' Sapphire plugin suite for major compositing and editing software include new and updated effects (Lightleak, Grunge, Digitaldamage, etc.), an enhanced preset browser and the ability to create your own effects. Watch a new features video and find out more on Genarts' website.
Pixologic announced that the release of ZBrush 4R7, which was expected before the end of the year, has been delayed until January 2015 due to the amount of work involved in creating the first 64-bit versions of ZBrush for Windows and Mac. More on the ZBrushCentral.
Blend4Web is an open source software framework for creating browser-based 3D visualizations, presentations, online-shops, games and other interactive internet applications. It is closely integrated with Blender and is composed of a library for web pages, a Blender add-on and tools for debugging and optimization. Check out some sample scenes and find out more on Blend4Web's website.
Originally developed as an in-house engine at OKAM Studio, Godot has a track-record of more than a decade of published games. Its code was open sourced in February 2014. Godot contains a fully-featured editor designed for artists that runs in Windows, OSX and Linux, and can deploy games to PC, mobile and web platforms. Version 1.0 has been released, and the developers invite artists to check out the 2D/3D game engine's capabilities. Read the list of features and find out more on Godot's website. (more...)