Blender 2.78 Released: Works On VR Support, Adds Grease Pencil
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 30 September 2016 at 09:09 AM EDT. 8 Comments
Blender 2.78 is now officially released to end out September for this open-source, cross-platform 3D/animation program.

New to Blender 2.78 is spherical stereo rendering support for VR, a grease pencil for full 2D drawing and animations, viewport rendering improvements, freehand curves drawing over surfaces, bendy bones support, alembic support, new physics capabilities, and various new add-ons.

The Cycles Render Engine in Blender 2.78 has NVIDIA Pascal support, speedups, and other new capabilities.

Artists interested in the Blender 2.78 open-source release can find a complete rundown of the changes and screenshots via the announcement.
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