MAXON Announces CINEMA 4D R15 for Professional 3D Content Creation

Continued Innovation Shifts 3D Workflow into Overdrive with New Beveling and Kerning Tools and Numerous Rendering Enhancements

Friedrichsdorf, July 23, 2013 – MAXON today introduced CINEMA 4D Release 15 (R15) which redefines the 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting and rendering software workflow. The next-generation release of the widely-used 3D software package reinforces MAXON's 25-year industry leadership reputation and is marked by powerful enhancements to modeling, text creation, rendering and sculpting.

[Note: MAXON will debut CINEMA 4D R15 at the SIGGRAPH 2013 convention, July 23-25, 2013, Booth #315]

Key Highlights of CINEMA 4D Release 15

Rendering Enhancements – The new Team Render brings control over all surplus processing power in a network, a new irradiance caching algorithm has been added for faster approximation of Global Illumination, as well as improved ambient occlusion.

Modeling Enhancements – An all-new interactive beveling tool for improved manipulation and control over object edges and curves results in clean, efficient meshes.

Improved Typographic Tools – Enhanced typographic, text editing and control capabilities via MoText and Text Splines are now available directly in the 3D view.

Dynamic Sculpting – Improved dynamic sculpting tools include advanced masking, mirroring and duplication options, as well as the new Amplify brush to interactively inflate and use new draw modes to sculpt lines and areas defined by lasso, polygonal drawing or a rectangle.

Miscellaneous Workflow, Modeling and Animation Improvements include a powerful texture management tool to control texture links, new grass material, Camera Crane rig to simulate reallife Jib crane shots, and more.

System Requirements

Available for both Mac OS X and Windows. Recommended system requirements here.

Pricing, Availability / Upgrade Path

CINEMA 4D Release 15 is scheduled to ship September, 2013. Additional pricing and distribution information: www.maxon.net.