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MAXON Announces Immediate Availability of Cinema 4D Release 18

1st September, 2016

Company to showcase powerful new features like Voronoi Fracturing, Interactive Knife Tools and Substance Engine connectivity at the IBC 2016 in Amsterdam

FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany – September 1, 2016 – MAXON today announced the immediate availability of Cinema 4D Release 18 (R18), the next generation of its industry-leading 3D animation, graphics, VFX, visualization, and rendering software application. Cinema 4D R18 has new, powerful and easily accessible tools that are tailored to the needs of creative professionals and help master the challenges of digital production for TV, film games, architecture, advertising and design.
Cinema 4D R18 Feature Highlights
New MoGraph features in R18 include the Voronoi Fracture object for procedural object fracturing and the ReEffector that works like a layer system for Effector setups. New interactive knife tools make precision cutting across multiple surfaces for modeling a breeze. The new 3D object tracking allows seamless integration of 3D assets into video. Additional shader and surface effects together with the Substance Engine integration ensure high-end texturing and rendering results.
A complete features list: Release 18 Landing Page
European Debut at the IBC 2016 in Amsterdam
MAXON Cinema 4D R18 will make its European debut at the MAXON booth in hall 7, K30 at IBC 2016, which will take place from September 9 – 13, 2016, at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam.
Renowned 3D artists Brett Morris, Sophia Kyriacou, or Nikita Diakur, along with creatives from international studios such as the Moving Pictures Company and ManvsMachine will share insights into and techniques used on projects created with Cinema 4D. Among them will be the impressive showpiece „Versus“, which was realized with the help of several new R18 features. Partners like Allegorithmic, Google, Next Limit, Ventuz, and NVIDIA will present important workflow integrations with Cinema 4D. Detailed information as well as the live streaming of all presentations will be available at http://www.maxon.net/ibc2016_en.

Cinema 4D R18 Pricing, Availability and Upgrade Path
Cinema 4D Release 18 is available from Megabits its authorised New Zealand distributor. MAXON Service Agreement customers whose MSA is active as of September 1, 2016 will be upgraded automatically. Cinema 4D R18 is available for Mac OS X and Windows; Linux nodes are also available for network rendering.
Contact Megabits for full local pricing and upgrade information.

Recommended system requirements are available at: https://www.maxon.net/en/products/system-requirements/