Renderer - Release Notes 2019.11.01

U-RENDER 2019.11 introduces real-time volumetric rendering which enables visual stunning effects like atmospheric haze, fog and participating media.

Overview

New Features

  • Volumetric Rendering with support for volume objects and volumetric noises
  • Shadows now interact with transparent objects (1399)

Changes & Improvements

  • Improved shadow cascade fitting (1549)
  • Improved performance and VRAM usage with single sided area lights (1421)
  • Showing used VRAM and peak VRAM use in the statusbar (1359)
  • Showing an warning icon in the status bar if there are OpenGL errors (1359)

Fixes

  • various improvements to hardware specific behavior for both AMD and NVIDIA (1519)
  • fixed crashes when loading large HDR images (1359)