Chaos Group has announced the release of V-Ray Next for Modo, bringing the features found in the 3DS Max and Maya version such as the adaptive dome light, new physical hair material and improvements to the standard shader, improved GPU rendering speed and better denoising. Read more about this release on Chaos Group's blog.
We're pleased to announce that CGPress now features a free jobs listing service. Anyone can list relevant vacancies on the dedicated jobs page free for 30 days and reach tens of thousands of professionals in the 3D industry. You'll find the new jobs board from the menu at the top of the main page, and a list of the most recent jobs on the right-hand sidebar.
Foundry has released Modo 12.2 with Accelerated Rendering using the GPU thanks to NVIDIA's Optix technology. Also in this release is optimised topology when creating geometry with complex edges in MesgFusion, improvements to animation and rigging, A new Workbenches UI module that can be customised with your own tool presets, macros, buttons script and more. (more...)
AAA studio has announced that development will no longer continue for its GPU powered renderer. Furryball is still available, and now 'free' to all users but with no access to support or maintenance. In order to cover server costs AAA Studio will continue to charge a fee of 29 euros per year for access to the C4D, 3DS Max and Maya plugins. Read the statement on Facebook and find out more about Furryball on AAA Studio's website.
Richard Frangenberg has released a Prism, a new free pipeline management tool for animation and VFX that's compatible with Houdini, Maya, 3DS Max, Blender, and Nuke. In addition it can work with other popular tools including RV, DJV, and VLC for media playback; Deadline and Pandora for submitting to the farm; and Shotgun for project tracking. (more...)