Media Technology News

Blender 2.72 Overview of New features

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:13
Gottfried Hofmann takes a detailed look at the new features of Blender 2.72 on Blender Cookie. Blender 2.72 has been released and with it, brought a whole host of new features, improvements and bug fixes! New Features From the release notes, Cycles is now capable of rendering volume and subsurface scattering on GPU, has improved [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

[non-Blender] RealFlow 2014 Showreel

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 09:15
Impressive fluids by Next Limit Technologies. Hmm, maybe we should do a weekend contest on Fluids? :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to make a quick and simple low poly animated scene

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 07:15
The YouTube Channel of Alimayo Arango has managed to stay under my radar for a long time, and I was amazed at the amount and quality of his content. Today, he presents his first tutorial here on how to make a quick low poly terrain, then how to add a quick low poly city-scape to the [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

CodeFN42 releases free "Kontakt LibOrganizer" for Windows

Audio Freeware - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 06:14
CodeFN42 has released Kontakt LibOrganizer, a free utility for Windows that will let you easily change the order of all your libraries on the Libraries tab in Kontakt. With many libraries installed [Read More]

Drupal 7.32 released

Drupal - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 05:47

Drupal 7.32, a maintenance release which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, is now available for download. See the Drupal 7.32 release notes for further information.

Download Drupal 7.32

Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 is strongly recommended. There are no new features or non-security-related bug fixes in this release. For more information about the Drupal 7.x release series, consult the Drupal 7.0 release announcement.

Security information

We have a security announcement mailing list and a history of all security advisories, as well as an RSS feed with the most recent security advisories. We strongly advise Drupal administrators to sign up for the list.

Drupal 7 and 6 include the built-in Update Status module (renamed to Update Manager in Drupal 7), which informs you about important updates to your modules and themes.

Bug reports

Both Drupal 7.x and 6.x are being maintained, so given enough bug fixes (not just bug reports) more maintenance releases will be made available, according to our monthly release cycle.


Drupal 7.32 is a security release only. For more details, see the 7.32 release notes. A complete list of all bug fixes in the stable 7.x branch can be found in the git commit log.

Security vulnerabilities

Drupal 7.32 was released in response to the discovery of critical security vulnerabilities. Details can be found in the official security advisory:

To fix the security problem, please upgrade to Drupal 7.32.

Known issues


Front page news: Planet DrupalDrupal version: Drupal 7.x

Fixation snowboard

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 04:43
By Christophe Chaplin. This is an old project than I began 1 year ago. The purpose is to render this object in a complete environment (a ski shop that I have already created ). But in first I wanted to create a studio like render. For this image I used only open source softwares: OS Linux, [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Separation Anxiety

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 02:50
New work by Reynante M. Martinez. Hello, everyone! Here's my latest artwork; inspired by that feeling of longing, and by nature itself. More info and high-res version on my website. You can also check out my Facebook page. Have you had that feeling as well? :)
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Childrens Animation pilot

Blender 3D News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 01:15
David McDermott presents a pilot for a television program for kids, with a very distinctive 2D/cardboard style. I wanted to share the last project I worked on, a children's t.v. pilot/teaser. The client created a storyboard and concept art for all the characters, my challenge was to translate their lovely natural media 2D artwork into [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Conference 2014 Schedule

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:50
The schedule for the Blender Conference 2014 is now complete.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Audio-Assault and Bedroom Producer Blog release Free FilterCrusher for Mac & Win VST & AU

Audio Freeware - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:43
Audio-Assault and Bedroom Producers Blog have released FilterCrusher, a free dual filter effect built around a tube simulation circuit, for Mac OS X and Windows in VST and AU plug-in formats. [Read More]

Model Download: Orange Juice

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 23:00
A very believable glass or orange juice by AUP3D. I've tried to create a photo realistic orange juice .. I think I nailed it. What do you think?(Cycles Render) You have to use your own textures and maybe tweak the lights.. if you like. There is another scene with Blender-Intern Materials. Remember to play with [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation


Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:00
Relax for a few minutes with this video by Pheema.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Weekend Contest Winner: Taxi Driver

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:53
Wow, just wow! The artwork this weekend was awesome, clearly the topic 'movie posters' was an excellent inspiration for everyone. I looked a bit harder at the votes for each entry and discarded the 'anonymous' votes. After that, the clear winner was Klamauk's 'Taxi Driver. He writes: here is my contribution for this weeks contest. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

By the Window

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 08:45
By JoKiAr Gu. 2014 blender 2.71 cycles render corel photopaint post pro
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

BlenderPDX MeetUp, Saturday October 18

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 07:40
Blenderheads in Portlang, Oregon, are meeting this Saturday! A. PoorBUG writes: The Portland, Oregon Blender User Group (BlenderPDX) is holding a meeting on Saturday, the 18th of October at the Art Institute of Portland, room 204 (a PC lab) from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. Seating is limited, but everyone is welcome to come, explore, and [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Ardour updated to v3.5.403

Audio Freeware - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 05:08
Ardour has been updated to v3.5.403. This is a critical bug fix release. All users are recommended to upgrade. As with 3.5.380, this release includes several more absolutely vital fixes for bugs [Read More]

Blenderart Mag Issue #45: "Cycles Circus"

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 04:15
The latest release of Blenderart Magazine focuses on Cycles features and art. Sandra Gilbert writes: Come jump on the Cycles Circus merry-go-round with us as we not only explore some fun features of cycles, but play on a comet and meet the geniuses of Ray and Clovis So grab your copy today. Also be sure [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

The small won't eat the big

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 02:48
Fantastic character design and animation by pieriko. Here it is after weeks of work, the final render to illustrate my future animation reel (rendered but not composed yet). I will also make the tutorial on muscle deformation from driven bone based on this caracter ASAP. I hope you'll like it.
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender FAQ

Blender 3D News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 01:30
Light BWK and Lee Posey have launched a new Blender FAQ in an effort to make it easier for new users to pick up Blender. Light BWK writes: Recent events have created a surge in interest to Blender. New Blender users are at an all time high. Lee Posey and myself both experienced the amount [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Old Alley

Blender 3D News - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 23:00
A beautiful old street scene by ForgottenWorld (don't forget to enlarge it!) A dark old alley way lead to a world beyond... Cycles Blender 2.72 Photoshop
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation