Media Technology News

Mucoder updates Hypercyclic Arpeggiator to v1.5.544 and Tonespace Chord Generator to v2.5.544 - Both add 64-bit support

Audio Freeware - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 04:02
Mucoder has released updates for the freeware Hypercyclic Arpeggiator and Tonespace Chord Generator Audio Unit and VST plugins for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux, both adding 64-bit support. Hypercyclic [Read More]

Klevgränd Produktion releases Svep and SquashIt as VST Plugins for Mac & Win

Audio Freeware - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 02:58
Klevgränd Produktion has announce that its modulation effect processor Svep - chorus, flanger, phaser for iOS is now available as an AudioUnit and VST plugin for both Mac OS X and Windows. It's [Read More]

How to Create a Realistic Tree in Blender

Blender 3D News - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 00:30
Ben Amend has published a tutorial on tree creation in Blender on his site, Blender Smoothie. It is based on the Sapling addon and consists of three parts that each look into different aspects of the process. Part One In this first part of the tree creation tutorial series, learn how to use the sapling [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Noisebud releases Evouyn - Low End Measuring VST Plugin for Windows aimed at Mix & Mastering

Audio Freeware - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 17:55
Noisebud has released Evouyn, a "low end measuring VST plugin for Windows with the aim to make essential low end mix and mastering decisions easier". Evouyn measure the percentage of the spectrum [Read More]

Blender Developer Notes: March 15, 2015

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 14:15
Ton shares the notes of the developers meeting in, #blendercoders. Hi all, Here are the notes from today's meeting in #blendercoders. 1) Release review Last week the first 2.74 RC was released. Proposal is to do an RC2 mid this week. Bug tracker had a big cleanup! Less than 120 open issues now. [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender Hub - 3D Blender Tutorials Hub

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 12:48
Blender Hub is a very interesting new resource for the community that collects all kinds of Blender tutorials. Dipendra Thapa writes: Afters months of work, Blender Hub is finally Live. Blender Hub is a online tutorials website for 3D Blender that lets anyone learn Blender and share tutorials. It also allows users to embed video tutorials [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

What Happened On KVR Last Week? (W/E Mar 15)

Audio Freeware - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 12:35
What interesting news appeared on KVR last week? We launched our latest giveaway, and this is a big one: Sample Logic will be giving away all past, present, and future products for life to one [Read More]

SM Drums launches website offering Free Deeply Sampled Classic Acoustic Drum Kit

Audio Freeware - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 07:58
SM Drums has launched a new website offering a free deeply sampled classic acoustic drum kit in multiple formats. Here's what they say: The aim of this website and project is to provide an immaculately [Read More]

Crumbs - animated short

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 05:30
'Crumbs' was made in only ten days with a combination of Blender and Lightwave. James Campbell writes: Crumbs is the result of a 10 day film festival competition. Animated in Blender and exported using the "mdd" format to Lightwave. All the backgrounds were going to be 3D but running short on time I decide to [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Quick Noodle Physics in Blender Tutorial

Blender 3D News - Sun, 03/15/2015 - 02:02
Jonathan Lampel writes: Find out how to simulate ropes, noodles, and strings in this quick tutorial! The other video tutorial I referenced can be found here:
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Happy Birthday, Blender Cloud!

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 06:07
The Gooseberry team celebrates the first anniversary of the Blender Cloud with a new Happy video :) The Gooseberry open movie pilot project is now halfway through its journey! Amazing stuff is being produced by the team every day – in terms of both Blender software development and creative content. All this has been made [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Tutorial: UFO Robot Cat - Camera Tracking in Blender

Blender 3D News - Sat, 03/14/2015 - 02:40
Woohoo! Sottozen has started to document their awesome animations :) Stefano Milani writes: Ciao, this is our very first tutorial about how we made some camera tracking in Blender in our short video "UFO robot cat". I apologize for my basic english and i hope you will like it. Cheers to all BlenderNation supporters :) [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Blender used for VFX in high profile country music video

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 06:50
Michael Eng writes about his work on Eric Paslay's new music video. Michael Eng writes: I was recently tasked with providing the visual effects for EMI Records country music artist Eric Paslay's music video "She Don't Love You." The video was shot in an abandoned 1850s opera house in a small town, about an hour [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Knights Of Pen And Paper ll Trailer + BREAKDOWN

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 03:40
I like the way this breakdown was edited! Henrik Svilling writes: Paradox asked us at Istudios Visulas to work on their announcement trailer for their new game "Knights of pen and paper ll": The whole set is built inside blender and rendered with cycles then comped in After Effects. We used the Blenders sapling tree generator [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

How to Create a Saturn Infographic With Blender and Inkscape

Blender 3D News - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 00:22
Learn how to create this infographic in a very detailed tutorial by Kelvin Song. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create this “photo-realistic” cutaway Saturn illustration in pure SVG. We will use the open source 3D graphics software Blender to produce a physically shaded render of the planet, which we will use [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

HOFA-Plugins updates 4U Meter, Fader, & M/S-Pan to V2.0.0

Audio Freeware - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 00:11
HOFA Plugins has updated its free 4U Meter, Fader & M/S-Pan plugin to version 2.0. Besides a revised user interface the update includes the following improvements and changes: Phase flip [Read More]

Mastrcode Music updates "DB-Force The Amen" to v1.22 for Windows

Audio Freeware - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 17:58
Mastrcode Music has updated DB-Force The Amen to version 1.22. What's new: Fixed the timeout error after re-loading a saved song project in FL Studio. Now you can save your presets/banks in VST [Read More]

Rock On + Breakdown

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 03:10
Reynantes latest work. My tribute to the scorching hot season in my country. Can you find the Easter egg in this image?
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation

Alan ViSTa releases Thai Gongs - Free Chromatic Gongs Plug-in for Mac and Windows

Audio Freeware - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 01:15
Alan ViSTa has released Thai Gongs, a free Audio Unit / VST plug-in featuring a sampled traditional gong set from Thailand. It contains 39 stereo 24-bit samples from the University of Iowa Electronic [Read More]

Stopping an Emitter Particle System with Damp - a galaxy

Blender 3D News - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 00:30
Francesco Milanese uses a dampening field to create a spiral galary using particle systems. In this tutorial we will see a way to "freeze" an Emitter particle system in a Blender 3D scene when the particles reach a certain configuration, stopping them and avoiding their disappearance in the virtual universe... … and, speaking of virtual [...]
Categories: 2D & 3D Animation