Version 2.62 of Blender

Release Notes: The Cycles rendering engine now supports render passes, and booleans now use the carve library. New UV editing tools and a new remesh modifier were added. Object camera tracking support was added. Collada support is now Second Life compatible. Over 180 bugs were fixed.

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  •  20 Mar 2014 21:42

Release Notes: Volumetric rendering support has been added to Cycles, motion tracking now supports weighted tracks, and many user interface improvements have been made. New threaded dependency graph evaluation has been added, as well as a laplacian deform modifier, a wireframe modifier, and many improvements to the existing toolset. This release also includes over 560 bugfixes.

  •  07 Nov 2013 12:57

Release Notes: A new Mesh Bisect tool that cuts meshes in half was added. The Bridge, Edgenet fill, Grid fill, and Symmetrize tools were improved. Hair rendering was improved with a new Hair shader. Subsurface scattering uses a new sampling algorithm and now supports bump mapping and texture blurring. Sky rendering now uses a more accurate sky model. New blackbody, vector transform, and HSV nodes were added. The Motion tracker now supports plane tracking. FBX import was added. Over 270 bugs were fixed.

  •  28 Jul 2013 13:34

Release Notes: Fixes for some regressions since 2.68 (14 bugs fixed).

  •  19 Jul 2013 22:33

Release Notes: Many different mesh modeling tools have been added and improved. Cycle rendering performance has been improved on Windows and on GPUs. The motion tracker can now automate placement and choice of markers more with new tools. Smoke rendering quality has been improved to reduce blockiness. This release also includes over 280 fixes for bugs which were in the previous release.

  •  09 May 2013 11:32

    Release Notes: This release includes FreeStyle for NPR rendering. The paint system has been improved. Subsurface scattering support for the cycles rendering engine was added. Motion tracking speed and accuracy was improved. The compositor can now preview smaller regions of the image. Python defined node support has been added. An improved modelling tool, better Unicode support in the text editor and console, and a 3D printing toolset are now included. Over 260 bugs were fixed.

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