Dimension 5 Techs launches D5 for Groups

Dimension 5 Techs has launched D5 for Teams, a brand new suite of collaboration options out there to customers of D5 Render, its GPU ray tracing renderer.

The toolset, geared toward groups of three or extra, contains simultaneous scene enhancing, with reside sync to all the DCC functions that D5 Render helps, a shared useful resource library, and a feedback system.

A quick GPU-based ray tracing render for architectural visualisation work
First launched in 2021, D5 Render is a quick, more and more highly effective architectural renderer with integrations for a spread of DCC and CAD instruments, together with 3ds Max, Blender, Cinema 4D, Revit, Rhino and SketchUp.

Though the Group version is free, paid Pro subscriptions present superior rendering options, the choice to merge tasks, and entry to a library of over 11,000 belongings.

D5 for Groups makes it doable for a number of customers to edit a venture in supported DCC functions
On high of that, D5 for Groups, which is geared toward teams of three or extra customers, supplies a collection of options supposed to streamline workflow on bigger collaborative tasks.

Key options embrace assist for simultaneous enhancing of a scene by a number of customers.

To forestall one person overwriting one other’s modifications, directors can divide the belongings in a venture into separate worksets, every of which might be edited in parallel, with the choice to make some worksets read-only.

Modifications to the central scene file are live-synced to customers’ host DCC functions.

In addition to with the ability to add or take away crew members and to assign entry permissions, directors and venture house owners get entry to a dashboard offering primary venture analytics.

Might be deployed domestically, however contains cloud-based options
Shared scenes are hosted domestically on a studio’s community, with the choice to create a shared drive or designate a NAS gadget to retailer tasks and belongings.

As well as, D5 Studio, the brand new cloud-based workspace launched with D5 Render 2.5, can be utilized to entry venture presets, together with brush presets and atmosphere results.

Tasks should even be certain to the cloud to make use of the feedback system, which permits collaborators or shoppers so as to add text-based feedback to tasks to flag up modifications obligatory.

Worth and system necessities
D5 Render is out there for Home windows 10. It requires a GPU capable of hardware-accelerated ray tracing: Dimension 5 recommends a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060+, an AMD Radeon Professional W6600+ or an Intel Arc A3+.

Integration plugins can be found for 3ds Max 2014-2016 and 2018+, ArchiCAD 21+, Blender 2.93+, Cinema 4D R20+, Revit 2018+, Rhino 6.1+ and SketchUp 2017+.

Professional subscriptions price $38/person/month or $360/person/yr; Groups subscriptions have a MSRP of $1,000/person/yr, for at least two customers, and embrace the options listed above.

The Community edition is free, and totally useful, however lacks entry to the complete asset library.

Read an overview of D5 for Teams on the product website

Read a full list of features in D5 for Teams in the online release notes

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