New improvements in Blender 27.8

Blender foundation recently announced 27.8 RC release which has some new features and major improvements over the last release, the release notes are still in progress with refinement for final builds so far it has been great until then let’s have a look at that these changes.

Grease Pencil improved

Grease pencil has come a long way now and has a lot of improvements in this version, it now offers various kinds of brushes as seen in the below

GPU rendering with Cycles Renderer

Rendering is a time-consuming task as the system has to compute geometry, shading, environment, ray-tracing and other information and running this process on a CPU can take a lot of time.

GPU rendering can save a lot of time as it can compute 2D/3D much more efficiently, stay tuned to know how.

Encrypto – File/Folder encryption app

Encrypto Home Screen

Encrpyto is a free lightweight and minimal design AES-256 file/folder encryption app for Mac and Windows developed by MacPaw, the same people who created  Hider 2.

How to install Blender on Mac

Blender is a  free production ready open-source 2D/3D Animation software package that is used by studios and individuals to create stunning artwork, animated films, models, packshots, VFX, 3D printing and video game development.

It is also one of the few software that offers GPU rendering (Cycles Renderer). Currently, it only supports CUDA GPU and has initial support for AMD so the render time may vary depending on the Graphics Card itself or the software may only support CPU rendering depending on the hardware support.

Yosemite – initial impressions…

Apple has had us in for quite a few surprises, this year at WWDC. Their work in tightly integrating their iOS and Mac OS systems seem to be what the developers looked forward to. Like with Mavericks last year, we’re here to discuss our findings about Apple’s next Mac OS release – Yosemite.Yosemite

Like we have done many times earlier, again, we’re not really authorised to try out the Developer Preview of Yosemite. But we figured, there is always a chance that we’d not be lucky enough to see a tomorrow; better live dangerously. So, my partner in crime and brother, Darryl, found a way for us to experience it right now, before you lot get to try it in the beta program. Oh! Here’s a link to sign up for it.

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