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Blender 2.83 is here with first-ever LTS release

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Blender releases its latest major version 2.83 as a first-ever long term support release. That means you get the stability and consistency in your graphics project for a long two years.
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  • Blender 2.83 Released With OpenVDB Support, Initial OpenXR Integration

    Blender 2.83 is out today as the project's first long-term support release (LTS) while still introducing many new features and improvements for existing functionality.

    Blender 2.83 LTS has more than 1,250 bug fixes, initial VR support via OpenXR, OpenVDB import capabilities, OptiX viewport denoising, and a new physics-based cloth brush.

    OpenVDB is the file format developed by DreamWorks Animation for volumetric applications and also used by Maxwell Render, RenderMan, Houdini, Cinema4D, and many other applications. The new OpenVDB import works with the new volume object support.

Blender 2.83 is out as the first ever LTS

  • Blender 2.83 is out as the first ever LTS, gains initial VR support

    Long-term support has come to Blender with the release of 2.83, meaning teams can stick to it for two years without major breakage worries or changes to their flow. This LTS system had been in discussion for some time now, part of Blender's aim to really become the go-to free and open source application for all kinds of 3D creation from games to films.

    One of the massive new features is the inclusion of initial VR support, powered by OpenXR. This is what Collabora has been tinkering with while making their Monado Linux OpenXR runtime, which they showed it running Blender VR.

Blender 2.83 Released as First Long Term Support [Ubuntu PPA]

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