Blender 2.79 has been released.
Features include updates to:
- Denoise to get rid of render noise while preserving visual detail
- Filmic Color Management for more photorealistic results and better handling of HDR
- PBR Shader as a new surface shader node based on the Disney model
- Faster OpenCL with improved performance and support for subsurface scaterring, volumetrics, and optimized transparent shadows
- Shadow Catcher to combine CGI elements with real-life footage
- More Cycles Improvements for improved multithreading performance
- New Surface Deform modifier and improvements to existing modifiers
- and more
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