Powerful New Features Including PolyPen ‘Super-Tool’, Motion Tracker and Multi-Layered Reflectance to be Highlighted at IBC 2014
FRIEDRICHSDORF, Germany--( BUSINESS WIRE)-- September 2, 2014 – MAXON today announced the immediate availability of 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.
“Today’s 3D content creation professionals rely on efficient tools to optimize productivity,” Harald Egel, co-founder and CEO of MAXON Computer, states. “Cinema 4D R16 is a landmark release that underscores MAXON’s focus on delivering 3D designers the most uncompromising, robust and artist-friendly software solutions.”
Industry Acclaim for Cinema 4D Release 16
“Release 16 provides features and enhancements for users at every skill level and discipline,” Manuel Casasola Merkle, Partner and Creative Director at Aixsponza states. "Even as members of the beta testing team, we found R16 incredibly stable and utilized it on the new ‘Dreadnought’ game trailer. The new PolyPen tool especially speeds up modeling tremendously which allowed us to achieve higher quality results in less time. R16 is a must-have upgrade!”
Pricing, Availability and Upgrade Path
CINEMA 4D Release 16 is available through MAXON and its authorized dealers. Customers with an active MAXON Service Agreement (MSA) valid through September 2, 2014, will receive an automatic upgrade. Release 16 is available for both Mac OS X and Windows.
Headquartered in Friedrichsdorf, Germany, MAXON Computer is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning Cinema 4D has been used extensively to help create everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials, cutting-edge game cinematics, medical illustration, architectural and industrial design applications. MAXON has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, France, Japan and Singapore. For additional information on MAXON visit