Maxon to Demo New Cinema4D R16 Release at SIGGRAPH 2014

Maxon Updates Cinema4D with R16 Release

Press Release

MAXON Unveils Robust Cinema 4D Release 16 (R16)

 

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

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany – August 5, 2014 – 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 2014in 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