Maxon

What’s in a name? Maxon gets us thinking about 2023

(Source: Vladislav Solovjov) For those in the Northern Hemisphere, autumn is still a few weeks away, but Maxon is already stepping into the next year, branding most of its products receiving a fall 2022 update with the 2023 version moniker. “Probably the biggest buzz on the Internet [about the updates] will be that we are moving toward, or making our … Read more

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Maxon’s new interface is cleaner, provides more room, and is easier to use for beginners, says the C4D developers.   As they were building this updated version of Cinema 4D, Maxon says they were thinking about beginners as well as the program’s community of experts. The company claims this new interface is more intuitive, and tools are more accessible on … Read more

Maxon acquires Forger 3D sculpting tool

Maxon made me spit my coffee this morning. The company announced the acquisition of Forger, a digital 3D sculpting and texture painting application developed by Javier Edo Meseguer. Did not see that coming, at all. Maxon announced the acquisition of Forger, a 3D sculpting tool developed by Javier Edo Meseguer.    Forger was developed by Javier Edo. The Maxon people … Read more

Is it real or just realistic?

Chaos Group’s V-Ray for Cinema4D creates Pamporovo – There a ski resort in Bulgaria called Pamporovo. Some of the Chaos Group employees may have spent some time there. To celebrate the release of V-Ray 5 for Cinema 4D

Maxon rolls out C4D R23 and Maxon One

Maxon has been making the most of its pandemic. The company’s engineers have been hunkered down and developing. The company’s development teams for Redshift and Red Giant are putting out new releases and according to Maxon’s Head of Community and Customer Experience, Paul Babb, they are working together as a Maxon family. The end result is the Cinema 4D R24 … Read more

Maxon updates features and licensing for Cinema 4D

Maxon is modernizing on all fronts. At Siggraph 2019, the company outlined new features and tools for Cinema 4D R 21, Maxon’s flagship 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software. Maxon is consolidating all of the options available for Cinema 4D into one central version, and the company has announced a new subscription plan to replace Maxon’s comparatively high upfront purchase … Read more

Big year for graphics in the Academy’s Science and Technical Awards

The Academy Awards have been announced and now the jockeying for position has begun, but all the deciding has been done for Academy’s Science and Technical Awards and the usual suspects welcome a new entrant to the ranks. Maxon’s Cinema 4D has been recognized for the first time by the Academy. Per-Anders will be awarded an Academy of Motion Picture … Read more

Adobe acquires Allegorithmic

Allegorithmic, one of the most interesting companies in the graphics business, today has been acquired by Adobe. As a small company, Allegorithmic's revenues represent a drop in the bucket to Adobe, so there’s no financial information provided. Since the company's founding in 2002 in Auvergne, France, the company has captured the interest of graphics professionals and lately has been growing rapidly. For … Read more