Ocean versions

Ocean 2018

Release 5 (6.2.4)

Windows® Vista/7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 R5 Installer

Release date : 19/06/2019

  • Improvements :
    • Improved AxF Converter
      • AxF 1.6.1.1
      • Support for AxF volumetric model
      • Support for preview images (selectable in GUI)
    • Improved performance on multi-core systems
  • Fixes :
    • Fixed emitter “Energy Flux” mode ignored
    • Fixed emitters emitting on both sides of surfaces
    • Fixed unicode paths handling with AxF loader
    • Fixed Blaster filter crash with OpenCL

Release 4 (6.2.3)

Windows® Vista/7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 R4 Installer

Release date : 19/03/2019

  • Improvements :
    • BsdfCapture instrument always forces light path depth to 1
    • Updated demo logo and watermarks

Rhinoceros Plugin

  • Fixes :
    • Objects in hidden layers were not exported by default

Release 3 (6.2.2)

Windows® Vista/7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 R3 Installer

Release date : 27/02/2019

  • New features :
    • Support for rawhdr format when rendering in command line
    • Export library from console mode
  • Improvements :
    • Updated Ocean::SDK IBsdfPlugin to use stokes vectors
  • Fixes :
    • Fixed empty sectors appearing when using BSDF Capture
    • Fixed help button not triggered when in output edit mode
    • Fixed angular Spectrum not reading “interp” values
    • Fixed crash when using an envmap ground with preetham wilkie environment

Release 2 (6.2.1)

Windows® Vista/7/8/10 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 R2 Installer

Release date : 15/01/2019

  • New features :
    • Blaster postprocessing filter. See updated noisekiller filter documentation.
  • Improvements :
    • Added matpreview.ocbinz scene file and reorganized examples
    • UV Transform Parameter and UI for Texture filter, scalar, bump and normal shaders
    • Invalid <import> attributes now trigger an error
    • Revamped AngularSpectrum and added a corresponding GUI Panel
  • Fixes :
    • Fixed GUI not asking to save the scene before render when a scene import has been modified
    • Fixed Crash/Bad results with envmapground and environment embedded in setup
    • Fixed Ocean asking to save scene after reloading import
    • Fixed an important internal bug causing crashes in some cases
    • Fixed a bug preventing to open older scenes

Rhinoceros Plugin

  • Improvements :
    • Improved exporter dialog
    • Moved path selection out of exporter dialog
    • Updated Toolbar icons
  • Fixes :
    • Fixed CopyCurrentView command not pasting in ocean
    • Fixed objects not exported when hidden
    • Fixed inconsistent number notation

Beta 6 (6.1.5)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 beta6 Installer

Release date : 19/11/2018

  • Fixed useless postprocessing triggers
  • Smart conversion of node classes when dragging/pasting nodes in GUI
  • Set default Bump map shader multiplier to 0.3
  • Fixed Normal shader which cannot be pasted in GUI
  • Various bug fixes

Beta 5 (6.1.4)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 beta5 Installer

Release date : 19/11/2018

  • Fixed OpenCL.dll dependency issues

Beta 4 (6.1.3)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 beta4 Installer

Release date : 16/11/2018

  • OpenCL in Preferences : global enable and device choice

Beta 3 (6.1.2)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 beta3 Installer

Release date : 16/11/2018

Beta 2 (6.1.1)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 beta2 Installer

Release date : 12/11/2018

  • Node comments
  • UV transformations
  • New library with much more data
  • GUI tweaks
  • Various bug fixes

Beta 1 (6.1.0)

Windows® Vista/7/8 64-bit installer : Ocean 2018 beta1 Installer

Release date : 08/10/2018

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