Release Notes: Many speed improvements were made. Multi-layer support was added to the OpenEXR display driver. The Side Effects "Houdini" plugin was added. A new RIB parser was added, supporting inline comments and better error reporting. Matte "alpha" support was added for directly rendering shadows on otherwise transparent surfaces. The advanced framebuffer (Piqsl) was refactored. Texturing improvements were made. "Smooth" shading interpolation is enabled by default.
Release Notes: This release has an OS X universal binary.Some memory leaks, TIFF handling issues, and various other bugs have been fixed.
Release Notes: This stable release features major feature enhancements, numerous bugfixes and much improved support for OS X.
Release Notes: This release brings a great many feature enhancements, along with a large number of bugfixes and some performance improvements, as well as improved cross-platform support.
Release Notes: Many enhancements and bugfixes were made since the earlier release. This release marks the first officially stable branch of aqsis. Bugfixing will continue on the stable 1.0 branch, while the main branch goes on to focus on optimization and wider features.
Release Notes: The display system was completely rewritten, and is compatible with Prman, RenderDotC, and other Renderman renderers. Lots of performance improvements were made. Support for 16-bit texture maps was added. Changes were made to the configuration system, most standard installations no longer rely on environment variables.
Release Notes: This release includes a large number of bugfixes. New features include RiObjectInstance support, 'facevarying' support in Subdivision surfaces, and RIB validation. It also includes major optimisation of the RiSubdivisionMesh primitive.
Release Notes: This is a major stable release. Work is now underway on improving performance and stabilizing current features before releasing 1.0.
Release Notes: Lots of updates were made in this release, including fixes in the shader compiler, improvements to the core micropolygon code, support for RiProcedural, Delayed Read Archive, improvements to the display driver system, RiCurves support, and much more.
Release Notes: This release adds enhancements to subd support, motion blurring, better out-of-the-box MacOS-X support, improvements to the Windows and POSIX build systems, fixes to the shader compiler, dso support, and non-closed sds patches.