Blender 2.83 released
The Blender Foundation has announced the release of Blender 2.83, the last in the 2.8 series. According to the announcement, the release focuses on performance improvements such as faster undo, higher performance for the Grease Pencil toolset, and adaptive sampling in the Cycles render engines. In addition, it also adds some headline-grabbing features such as brand-new sculpting tools including an innovative physics-enabled Cloth Brush, sculpt face sets, RTX AI-accelerated denoising in the viewports, VR support for scene , the ability to import OpenVDB data, several Grease Pencil improvements plus many more features. to see a full list including video demonstrations, check the release notes at blender.org.
This version also marks the first LTS (Long Term Support) release. Intended to ensure that major projects can be completed using a stable version of Blender, LTS releases will continue to receive critical fixes for a two-year period.