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Element 3D v2 Features Revealed! Posted about 4 years ago by Simon Day - Posted in General

At long last Video Copilot have revealed what Element 3D v2 will be bringing to the table in November!

New Features in Element 3D v2

Here are some of the features mentioned in the video, we recommend you watch it as the functions are better explained with examples.

- Redesigned UI for more efficient workflow

- Faster rendering thanks to improved GPU acceleration

- New view options in preview window, orthographic views and grid options

- Gizmo added to allow you to move objects around freely and easily duplicate

- Ability to create basic primitives inside Element 3D

- Select materials in the preview window and edit settings, mesh can be used as individual objects allows independent transform

- Improved preview thumbnails to give a greater sense of what materials are

- Search bar in the model browser

- Real time physical based shaders, create more realistic shaders based on actual physical properties

- Toggle between standard shader and physical shader depending on your needs

- Added feature that allows creation of a mirrored reflection on a flat surface

- Spherical reflection mode

- Real-time shadow mapping inside Element 3D

- Setting for Particle size x, y and z

- Light influence feature, hides ambient inclusion in areas with direct sunlight to create a more realistic result

- Matte Shadow object setting, cast a shadow onto own video source or background

- Implemented ray traced shadows and ray traced ambient inclusion, GPU accelerated

- Auxiliary animation, allows you to create simple rigs and animate them together

- Sub-surface scattering

- Enhanced multi-sampling, similiar to super-sampling but faster.


We're excited for this one. Now to wait until November, remember discount pricing will be available for current Element 3D owners.

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