As some of you might already know, Maxon – the developer of Cinema 4D – acquired the 3D sculpting software ZBrush late last year. Now we’ve got some great news: ZBrush is now included in the affordable software bundle Maxon One. And the price of the bundle is the same as before, just with added value!
Additionally, Maxon unveiled their spring 2022 product upgrades that include an incredible set of new features and enhancements. Read what’s new below.
What’s new in Maxon One?
Maxon One now includes Cinema 4D, Redshift, Red Giant, Universe, Forger and ZBrush, acquired in December of last year, are all included in Maxon One! Maxon One subscribers can immediately download all product updates and ZBrush via Maxon App.
What’s new in Cinema 4D S26?
Significant emphasis has been put on unifying workflows with the best technology from around the Maxon family. The initial release of Redshift CPU demonstrates Maxon’s goal to offer Redshift everywhere, no matter what hardware an artist uses.
ZBrush’s powerful automatic retopology tools have been brought to C4D to create beautiful, optimized meshes. Cinema 4D Subscription Release 26 also includes great enhancements across the entire 3D workflow: modeling, animation, simulation and rendering.
What’s new in Redshift?
With the initial release of Redshift CPU, users can make use of Redshift’s powerful materials and rendering on any system and a growing number of creative tools including Houdini, Maya, 3ds Max, Blender, Katana, Vectorworks and Archicad.
The new Redshift Standard material is easy to use and offers diverse shading models for improved photorealism.
What’s new in Red Giant?
VFX Suite 3 introduces Real Lens Flares based on simulated optical models and ray traced light. This technology preview will evolve with the participation of our artistic community.
Magic Bullet Suite 16 adds new Halation and Optical Diffusion tools for Looks, along with OpenColorIO support.
Trapcode Suite 18 now offers M1 support for all Trapcode tools, and layer maps support in Particular.
What’s new in Universe?
Universe adds exciting new tools providing many new options to be creative and enhance an artist’s workflow. Sketchify adds sketch and toon like effects to footage, ChromaTown creates chromatic streaks and blurs for warpy looks and transitions, Box Bokeh provides square or diamond shaped lens bokeh effects, and Stretch Transition adds a stretchy crossfade between clips for a warp like transition.
Combined with over 70 new presets, Universe 6 helps artists to get impressive results quickly in a fun and intuitive way.
What’s new in Forger?
Forger reveals the first stage in Maxon’s plan to provide powerful hard surface modeling capabilities to 3D artists.
Built with Cinema 4D’s polygonal foundation, Forger now offers a selection of polygonal primitives: planes, cubes, spheres, cylinders, torus, pyramids, capsules, oil tanks, etc. These primitives can be shaped and crafted into complex creations with Forger’s award winning set of sculpting tools using the powerful yet ingenious Apple Pencil.
This is the first step in Maxon’s plan bringing to iPad the most powerful modeling and sculpting tools available on any mobile platform.