Ocean versions

Ocean 2017

Release 14 (5.8.4)

Windows® 7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R14 Installer

Release date : 05/03/2019

Bug fixes

  • Fixed BSDF capture instrument leaving empty sectors
  • Fixed GUI not asking to save the scene before render when a scene import has been modified
  • Fixed crash when previewing greyscale image

Release 13 (5.8.3)

Windows® 7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R13 Installer

Release date : 03/08/2018

Features

  • Moved Ocean License Server to its own installer feature

Bug fixes

  • Fixed GUI crash when editing mixed fixed/list child nodes
  • Fixed API mode not exiting at render stop
  • Renamed “quit” API mode command to “kill” as this is the expected behavior

Release 12 (5.8.2)

Windows® 7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R12 Installer

Release date : 16/07/2018

Exporters

  • Fixed Rhinoceros Plugin issues

Bug fixes

  • Fixed wrong results with mixed specular and refractive objects
  • Fixed broken state when dropping files with no scene open
  • Fixed wrongly scaled CIE XYZ gamut chart and panel flicker issues

Release 11 (5.8.1)

Windows® 7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R11 Installer

Release date : 05/06/2018

Exporters

  • Added support for SketchUp 2018
  • Added beta support for Rhinoceros 6 64-bit

Features

  • Moved Ocean License Server to its own installer feature

Bug fixes

  • Fixed a crash when loading SketchUp files
  • Fixed black renders with Spherical camera

Release 10 (5.6.8)

Windows® 7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R10 Installer

Release date : 28/05/2018

Exporters

  • Added support for SketchUp 2018
  • Added beta support for Rhinoceros 6 64-bit

Features

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an error with volumetric scattering in non refractive cases
  • Fixed a bug causing spheres to render incorrectly

Release 9 (5.6.7)

Windows® 7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R9 Installer

Release date : 12/04/2018

Improvements

  • Pop-up dialog when a referenced file changes does not appear any more above other applications
  • Automatic conversion from nanometers or micrometer when pasting Tabulated spectrum data
  • Removed the warning when switching to the alternate BVH builder
  • Added an “Edit in new Window” action in Files Toolbox context menu
  • Added Oren-Nayar properties to Glossy BSDF

Bug fixes

Release 8 (5.6.6)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R8 Installer

Release date : 29/03/2018

Bug fixes

  • Fixed prefixing of geometry materials in old geometry formats
  • Fixed a thread freeze and uncontrolled memory allocation in some uncommon scenes

Release 7 (5.6.5)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R7 Installer

Release date : 29/03/2018

Exporters

  • Added support for 3dsmax 2017 and 3dsmax 2018

Bug fixes

  • Fixed : Some objects in imports disappear in Files toolbox after saving
  • Fixed : Linked node targets pointing to libraries prefixed

Release 6 (5.6.3)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R6 Installer

Release date : 13/02/2018

Features

Bug fixes

  • Fixed emitter errors introduced in R5
  • Fixed bidirectional emitter errors mostly visible when adding dirac and continuous sources

Release 5 (5.6.2)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R5 Installer

Release date : 12/02/2018

Features

Exporters

  • Fixed various bugs when exporting a Rhino scene

Bug fixes

  • Fixed transmission only BSDF capture giving black results
  • Fixed corrupt inline images saved in OCXML format
  • Fixed remote port parameter not applied in command line mode
  • Fixed application crash after saving the scene
  • Fixed conditional parameters not updating when editing a node in GUI
  • Fixed conditional parameter values not preserved when changing node type in GUI

Release 4 (5.6.1)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R4 Installer

Release date : 22/12/2017

Exporters

  • Fixed various bugs when exporting a Rhino scene
  • Fixed 3dsmax to Ocean2017 format export

Bug fixes

Release 3 (5.6.0)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R3 Installer

Release date : 05/12/2017

Features

  • BSDF Capture fully rewritten and allows refractive interface BSDFs
  • Inline textures
  • Automatically asks for reloading referenced imports when the files change
  • Texture image preview
  • Layer set objects and linked layer sets
  • Percentage size option in Resize filter

Exporters

  • Fixed various bugs when exporting a Rhino scene

Bug fixes

  • Server mode not selected automatically with node licenses
  • HDR Color space output in RGB image output
  • Gray scale EXR images not loaded properly
  • Random errors aborting render when loading multiple EXR images in the same scene
  • Default setup not selected automatically
  • -sl command line flag not working in GUI mode
  • Issues with Servers toolbox

Release 2 (5.4.0)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R2 Installer

Release date : 9/09/2017

Features

  • Blend BSDF accepts more than two child BSDFs
  • Added Switch BSDF to replace the Blend BSDF forcestep parameter
  • Network rendering settings are now saved in GUI mode

Licensing

Exporters

Bug fixes

  • Fiwed a crash when using a Light-map instrument with a Null material
  • Fixed IES Multiplier value which was not applied in Planar IES emitter
  • Fixed layer visibility settings not applied when rendering a scene from Ocean 2016
  • Fixed Halt Condition not applied when rendering using the Job queue toolbox
  • Fixed error : “file not found in import” when rendering a new unsaved scene
  • Fixed render threads getting stuck randomly in single precision mesh mode.
  • Fixed CSV output adding extra unwanted line headers at end of file
  • Fixed many problems with Render settings toolbox and Layers toolbox where changes were not applied to the next render
  • Fixed medium absorption error after interfaces with no refraction
  • Fixed Servers toolbox which refused dashes ‘-‘ in hostnames
  • Fixed distributed rendering getting stuck when an invalid hostname is used
  • Fixed various bugs

Release 1 (5.2.2)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 R1 Installer

Release date : 11/09/2017

Exporters

  • Rhinoceros plugin now allows creating and editing ocean materials

Bug fixes

  • Fixed table parameter edition
  • Fixed black results with additive BSDF
  • Fixed 1/pi factor when importing Sparse CSV BSDFs
  • Fixed wrong shape of captured BSDF with pure specular reflection
  • Fixed editing distribution table in Sparklify BSDF leading to corrupt table
  • Fixed wrong render settings / setup when importing an Ocean 2016 scene
  • Fixed editing an object directly modifies the scene object without requiring to Apply
  • Fixed a potential crash
  • Fixed ray-triangle collision accuracy on the exact triangle edge
  • Fixed conditional parameters not saved/written properly
  • Fixed various bugs in the Rhinoceros plugin

Beta 2 (5.1.1)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2017 beta2 Installer

Release date : 23/06/2017

Bug fixes

  • Fixed non-working library material dropping to layers
  • Fixed wrong results with Disc environment, large radius and light path depth > 1
  • Fixed crash when using BSDF Capture instrument with huge resolution and Extreme anisotropy
  • Added a material name parameter to BSDF output
  • Fixed object not visible in toolbox when imported after being deleted
  • Fixed a crash when rendering a linear blend emitter with no child
  • Fixed an error in refractive specular BSDF causing wrong results
  • Fixed Light-map instrument and Material irradiance instrument returning zero values
  • Enabled reverting objects that are saved inside the main scene file
  • Added default outputs to instruments
  • Renamed “denoise” filter to “noisekiller” in XML
  • Set default NoiseKiller strength to 4
  • Output tool widget remembers output settings when changing the output type multiple times
  • Fixed object not updating properly when unshadowed object changes
  • XML header and <oceanroot> removed from clipboard node copying
  • Fixed geometry override not working and causing a crash
  • Object editor can be opened in FilesToolWidget for non shadowed objects
  • Fixed shadowed objects not greyed out
  • Fixed a crash when setting a wrong parameter name in setup objects
  • Fixed active setup reset when saving scene
  • Fixed issues when loading a scene version <=2016 with globalsettings in includes
  • Removed Glare as a quantity
  • Fixed : cannot paste interface laws
  • Fixed : void nodes exported by writeToScene
  • Renamed “i0” and “i1” Advanced foil interface law children to “external” and “internal”
  • Added a help button to the import dialog
  • Fixed dropping ocean scene files into Objects and Files toolboxes
  • Added CIELab and CIELuv spaces and an intensity mode to CIE XYZ spectrum
  • Changed the CIE XYZ generator to D65-based and added coefficient spectrum generation mode
  • Fixed ImagePanel not updating when embedding an image file
  • Fixed a bug when setting/editing IsoTableRoughness table values
  • Added BSDFConverter toolbox to the File menu

Beta 1 (5.1.0)

Release date : 23/06/2017