Luxion ships KeyShot 2023.3 | CG Channel

KeyShot 2023 was launched in March 2023. Scroll down for the KeyShot 2023.3 update.

Luxion has begun its KeyShot 2023 releases, its newest annual sequence of updates to the intuitive CPU and GPU renderer.

New options in KeyShot 2023.1 embrace the choice to create scene templates, assist for the Coloro color library, and the choice to render multi-layer EXR information.

The discharge is a change from Luxion’s earlier model numbering: underneath the previous numbering scheme, it will have been KeyShot 12.

KeyShot 2023.1: assist for scene templates, Coloro colours, and multi-layer EXRs
Adjustments in KeyShot 2023.1, the primary of the KeyShot 2023 releases, embrace the choice to create scene templates to reuse or share preset environments, digital camera set-ups and render types.

KeyShot additionally now helps the Coloro color library, on high of its present assist for the Pantone library.

Different adjustments embrace a brand new Curve Fade node for materials animations, the choice to render multi-layer EXR information, and to export color swatches in Adobe’s ASE format.

KeyShot Web, for sharing KeyShot scenes with purchasers who don’t have the renderer put in, will get a brand new picture gallery for hero renders, and a brand new AR mannequin for iOS units.

Up to date 22 August 2023: Luxion has launched KeyShot 2023.2.

The replace extends the 3D Paint texture portray system added in KeyShot 11, including assist for strain sensitivity when utilizing a graphics pill, and projecting the comb indicator onto the article being painted.

The replace additionally improves visible parity between the CPU and GPU render engines.

The KeyShot Net viewer now helps 360-degree product views.

Up to date 19 November 2023: Luxion has launched KeyShot 2023.3.

The replace overhauls colour workflow, making particular person colours situations inside KeyShot. When an occasion is up to date, all the materials of that colour in a challenge replace routinely.

Coloration situations may be grouped into ‘multi-colors’, analogous to multi-materials.

Different associated adjustments embrace a brand new Color Mode, which hides many of the UI to give attention to colour libraries and multi-colors; and assist for the perception-based Natural Color System (NCS).

New Efficiency Mode for GPU rendering, plus ACES picture rework
Exterior colour workflow, KeyShot 2023.3 provides a brand new Efficiency Mode possibility for GPU rendering, in some circumstances accelerating GPU renders “over 2x”.

There may be additionally a brand new Gentle Solo Mode, which preserves lighting when soloing a part of a mannequin, and a brand new ACES image transform for including film-like appears to renders.

Pricing and availability
KeyShot 2023.3 is accessible for Home windows 10+ and macOS 11.7+. Integration plugins can be found for a spread of DCC and CAD instruments, together with 3ds Max, Blender, Cinema 4D and Maya.

The software program is now out there rental-only. KeyShot Professional subscriptions price $1,188/yr. KeyShot Net and community rendering can be found through separate subscriptions.

The previous net web page for the lower-cost KeyShot Personal Edition now redirects to the primary on-line retailer.

Read an overview of new features in KeyShot 2023.3 on Luxion’s blog

Read a full list of new features in KeyShot 2023.3 in the online release notes