Presenting ZBrush 4R7
We are proud to announce ZBrush 4R7, which will be the final release in the ZBrush 4 series. More information about this version will be made available at a later date. We are currently deep in development of the 64-bit version of ZBrush and 4R7 will be the final 32-bit version.
We will be releasing a 64-bit public beta of ZBrush 4R7 on the same day that the 32-bit version is officially released for both Windows and Macintosh.
We are happy to announce a collaboration between Pixologic and Luxion, creating a Bridge for seamless interaction between ZBrush and KeyShot.
A ZBrush Bridge and KeyShot package will be offered at an MSRP of $349. However, we will offer an introductory pricing of $249. This offer will be available upon the release of ZBrush 4R7.
Take a peek at what we’ve been up to with these images created by Joseph Drust, Paul Gaboury and Thomas Roussel using the new ZBrush features as well as the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge:
Watch the Official Teaser:
Beyond the teaser above, we have also compiled recap videos from our recent ZBrush Summit. These videos include highlights from the presentations by Walt Disney Animation Studio, Elastic, 3D Systems & Gentle Giant, Hasbro, Legacy Effects, Passion, Red Storm, Ubisoft, Raphael Grassetti, Josh Herman, Vance Kovacs, Dominic Qwek, Maarten Verhoeven and Danny Williams.
Q: When will ZBrush 4R7 be released?
A: We currently anticipate that 4R7 will be released January of 2015. (See Here) Upgrade instructions and feature list will be posted at a later date.
All registered users - including those who will purchase ZBrush between now and the release of ZBrush 4R7 - will receive the 4R7 update free of charge!
Q: What is a ‘‘Public Beta’’?
A: It’s a special edition of ZBrush 4R7 64-BIT. The features are exactly the same as the 32-BIT 4R7 version but we have updated the core of ZBrush to take full advantage of 64-BIT processing power and memory (RAM) capabilities.
Q: Is the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge the KeyShot renderer?
A: No. The bridge only sends data from ZBrush to KeyShot. You still need to actually have KeyShot 5 or above installed on your computer in order for it to be able to render.
Q: What is “KeyShot for ZBrush”?
A: KeyShot for ZBrush will be the latest KeyShot HD version, with higher resolution capabilities and designed to work exclusively with the “ZBrush to KeyShot” bridge. Both will be available concurrently with the release of ZBrush 4R7 and available at an introduction price of USD 249.
Q: If I already have KeyShot, can I get the ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge by itself?
A: Yes. The price for the Bridge by itself will be announced at a later date.
Q: Is “KeyShot for ZBrush” a full version of KeyShot?
A: YES! This special edition has all of KeyShot’s features but is designed to work exclusively with the “ZBrush to KeyShot Bridge”. (“KeyShot for ZBrush” is equivalent to KeyShot HD without the importers and with a higher maximum resolution.)
Q: Will ZBrush 5 have a 32-BIT version?
A: No. ZBrush 4R7 will be the last 32-BIT version.
Q: Which features will ZBrush 5 contain?
A: We are not announcing the features for ZBrush 5 yet, except that it will be 64-bits for Windows and Macintosh systems.
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