New: Maxon Cinema 4D R23 & Maxon One are Now Available
Maxon has released Cinema 4D R23 with lots of new features including Magic Bullet Looks integration. Maxon has also released a new subscription bundle, Maxon One, that includes Cinema 4D, Red Giant Complete and Redshift. Plus, MSA holders have one last chance to save 25%! Details and press releases for both launches are below.
Maxon Announces Cinema 4D R23
Enhancements to Animation, Character and UV Workflows, Magic Bullet Looks Integration and New Scene Nodes System Among the Many New Features
Friedrichsdorf, Germany – September 8, 2020 – In conjunction with their own live, virtual 3D Motion and Design Show and the IBC 2020 conference, Maxon today announced the availability of Cinema 4D Release 23 (R23). The next generation of Maxon’s professional 3D software delivers powerful enhancements to its animation and UV workflows, character animation toolset, and the inclusion of Magic Bullet Looks technology. The introduction of the new Scene Nodes system provides a preview of the performance customers can expect in future developments of Cinema 4D. Plugin developers will appreciate the update to Python 3, and creative pipelines will benefit from the inclusion of USD import/export and updates to FBX and OBJ handling. R23 is available immediately for subscription holders and is available as an upgrade for perpetual license holders.
See Cinema 4D R23 in Action at IBC 2020
Maxon will debut the feature performance in Cinema 4D R23 at this year’s virtual IBC Showcase. Tune in online at 3DMotionShow.com from September 8 – 11, for exclusive presentations from world-leading 3D and animation artists.
“Cinema 4D R23 delivers robust advancements to the animation workflows and core technologies that empower 3D artists to create content intuitively and to the highest production standards,” said Dave McGavran, Maxon CEO. “We look forward to debuting all that is creatively possible with R23 alongside innovations from our sister companies Red Giant, Redshift, and partners.”
R23 Feature Highlights
- New Character Animation Tools: Includes new Character Solver and Delta Mush workflows as well as a new Pose Manager and Toon/Face Rigs.
- Animation Workflow: Better Keyframing, Filters for the Timeline and Attributes Manager, and more.
- UV Workflows: All the powerful UV editing capabilities introduced in Cinema 4D S22 (the subscription-only upgrade) plus new tools geared toward UV workflows for hard-surface models.
- Magic Bullet Looks Integration: Easily apply one of over 200 preset film looks, import LUTs, or work with individual tools for color correction, film grain, chromatic aberration and much more.
- Scene Nodes: Scene Nodes allows users to explore massive Distributions and Procedural Modeling in advance of the further Cinema 4D core engine development for optimal creativity and experimentation.
Maxon is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. In January, Maxon and Red Giant closed a merger of the two companies. The combined company’s award-winning Cinema 4D, Redshift 3D and Red Giant products have been used extensively to help create and render everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials, cutting-edge game cinematics for AAA games, as well as for medical illustration, architectural and industrial design applications. Maxon products are available directly from the website and its worldwide distribution network. Maxon is part of the Nemetschek Group.
Professional Editing, Mograph and VFX Tools in one Subscription
Every product from Maxon, Red Giant and Redshift conveniently bundled into one subscription, for one low price
Friedrichsdorf, Germany – September 8, 2020 – Today, Maxon, Red Giant and Redshift announced Maxon One: a new annual and monthly subscription for all products in one all-encompassing package. The subscription bundles Cinema 4D’s award-winning 3D animation tool; Red Giant Complete’s full collection of powerful tools for editing, VFX and motion design; and the ultra-fast, production-quality GPU renderer Redshift for Cinema 4D.
Starting September 9th, Maxon One will give editors, motion designers and VFX artists access to the most professional industry tools in one convenient bundle for a one low price. With Maxon One, annual subscribers will have the most up-to-date versions of all tools, saving thousands of dollars over traditional perpetual licenses, and numerous hours on organizing licenses and facilitating product updates.
“Maxon One gives creatives the power of 3D animation, professional-grade VFX, gorgeous motion graphics, finishing, and hyper-speed rendering in one easily accessible package,” said David McGavran, Maxon CEO. “The needs of our customers are always front and center in all of our company decisions and Maxon One is only the beginning of many updates that will greatly benefit our users across the globe.”
** Best Value for Current C4D Subscription Customers **
Upgrade From Cinema 4D Annual Subscription: $480
Upgrade From Cinema 4D Annual Subscription + Redshift: $216
The full product lineup for Maxon One includes:
Easy to learn and extremely powerful, Cinema 4D is the perfect package for all 3D artists who want to achieve breathtaking results fast and hassle-free. Beginners and seasoned professionals alike can take advantage of Cinema 4D’s wide range of tools and features to quickly achieve stunning results. Cinema 4D’s legendary reliability also makes it the perfect application for demanding, fast-paced 3D production.
Red Giant Complete
Get the complete set of Red Giant tools for editing, VFX and motion design. Red Giant complete includes Universe, Trapcode Suite, Magic Bullet Suite, and VFX Suite. Whether you are working with 3D particles systems and fluid dynamics, color correction and film looks, green screen and compositing, video effects and transitions, or even A/V sync, this set of industry-standard tools has what every artist needs for their post production workflow.
Redshift (for C4D)
Redshift is the world’s first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer built to meet the specific demands of contemporary high-end production rendering in C4D. Tailored to support creative individuals and studios of every size, Redshift offers a suite of powerful features and supports complex, advanced shading networks and texturing capabilities as required for production-quality rendering. Redshift has the features and uncompromising quality of a CPU renderer, but at GPU rendering speeds.
Maxon is a developer of professional 2D/3D digital content creation solutions. In January, Maxon and Red Giant closed a merger of the two companies. The combined company’s award-winning Cinema 4D, Redshift 3D and Red Giant products have been used extensively to help create and render everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials, cutting-edge game cinematics for AAA games, as well as for medical illustration, architectural and industrial design applications. Maxon products are available directly from the website and its worldwide distribution network. Maxon is part of the Nemetschek Group.
Posted by Kim Sternisha