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MAXON Unveils Robust Cinema 4D Release 16 (R16)

August 5, 2014

Legacy of 3D Software Innovation Delivers Modeling, Animation and Rendering Enhancements for ‘Real-World’ Workflow

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MAXON unveiled Cinema 4D Release 16 (R16), the next generation release of the company’s industry-leading 3D software. In addition to countless workflow enhancements, Cinema 4D R16 delivers powerful new features including a modeling PolyPen ‘super-tool’, a Motion Tracker for easily integrating 3D content within live footage and a Reflectance material channel for multi-layered reflections and specularity. Release 16 reinforces MAXON’s commitment to provide creative professionals with stability, performance, unmatched integration, and a straightforward interface to optimize any workflow.

See Cinema 4D R16 at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver, August 12 -14, 2014, Booth #1422

Key Highlights of Release 16 include:

Animation:

Motion Tracker – Seamless integration of 3D elements into real-world footage.

Interaction Tag – Control over 3D objects and works with Tweak mode to provide information on object movement and highlighting.

Modeling:

PolyPen – Paint polygons and move, clone, cut and weld points or edges of 3D models.

Bevel Deformer – Non-destructive and animatable bevels.

Sculpting – Numerous improvements and dynamic features for precision.

Other Features – All-new Cogwheel spline primitive; Mesh Check tool; Deformer Falloff options, and cap enhancements.

Rendering:

Reflectance Channel – Added control over reflections and specularity within a single new channel, with multiple layers for creating complex surfaces.

New Render Engine for Hair and Sketch – A new unified effects render engine to seamlessly raytrace Hair and Sketch lines.

Team Render Server – Enhancements including a new client-server architecture.

Performance and Workflow Features

Cinema 4D Release 16 performance and workflow features, including a revised Content Library, support for the current versions of FBX and Alembic, a new Solo button, Annotations, a new UV Peeler and more.

Complete list of features in Cinema 4D R16.

Pricing and Availability

Shipping September, 2014

Mac OS X / Windows

System requirements

About MAXON

Headquartered in Friedrichsdorf, Germany, MAXON Computer is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning Cinema 4D has been used extensively to help create everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials, cutting-edge game cinematics, medical illustration, architectural and industrial design applications. MAXON has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, France, Japan and Singapore. For additional information on MAXON visit www.maxon.net.

MAXON Cinema 4D R16

Imagery:

Packshots singles

Packshots range

UI screenshots

Feature screenshots

Artwork renderings

Landing Page: www.maxon.net/r16




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