18 Aug 2014

MAXON Unveils Robust Cinema 4D Release 16 (R16)

3D Software Innovation Delivers Modeling, Animation and Rendering Enhancements for ‘Real-World’ Workflow

MAXON has unveiled Cinema 4D Release 16 (R16), the next generation release of the company’s industry-leading 3D software.

In addition to countless workflow enhancements, Cinema 4D R16 delivers powerful new features including a modeling PolyPen ‘super-tool’, a Motion Tracker for easily integrating 3D content within live footage and a Reflectance material channel for multi-layered reflections and specularity.


Release 16 reinforces MAXON’s commitment to provide creative professionals with stability, performance, unmatched integration, and a straightforward interface to optimise any workflow.

Key Highlights of Release 16 include:



Motion Tracker
Seamless integration of 3D elements into real-world footage.

Interaction Tag
Control over 3D objects and works with Tweak mode to provide information on object movement and highlighting.


Paint polygons and move, clone, cut and weld points or edges of 3D models.

Bevel Deformer
Non-destructive and animatable bevels.

Numerous improvements and dynamic features for precision.

Other Features
All-new Cogwheel spline primitive; Mesh Check tool; Deformer Falloff options, and cap enhancements.


Reflectance Channel
Added control over reflections and specularity within a single new channel, with multiple layers for creating complex surfaces.

New Render Engine for Hair and Sketch
A new unified effects render engine to seamlessly raytrace Hair and Sketch lines.

Team Render Server
Enhancements including a new client-server architecture.

Performance and Workflow Features:

Cinema 4D Release 16 performance and workflow features, including a revised Content Library, support for the current versions of FBX and Alembic, a new Solo button, Annotations, a new UV Peeler and more.

Pricing and Availability
Shipping September, 2014. Cinema 4D R16 will be available in Australia and New Zealand from Adimex Cinema 4D Resellers on shipment. Customers with current Maxon Service Agreements (MSA) will receive R16 automatically during September.

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