When did Blender 2.79 come out?
These are the release notes for Blender 2.79. Released on 12 Sept, 2017.
Is Blender 2.8 still in beta?
We’ve now officially entered the Beta phase of development for Blender 2.8. That means all the major features are in place, and the Blender core developers start focusing on bug fixes and polishing features based on user feedback. For users this means there will be fewer disruptive changes.
Is Blender 2.8 safe to download?
Anyway, it’s software from Blender.org. It’s official and it’s safe, but it’s not 100% stable in that it may crash to desktop. Or it might even freeze your computer and require a restart. It’s not an official release so there’s no guarantee everything will work fine.
When did Blender 2.9 release?
Blender 2.90 was released on August 31, 2020.
Will blender replace Maya?
Blender could replace 3dsMax and Maya (mentioned by the OP) sometime in the future unless something drastic at Autodesk happens. Although, you’re right, version 2.8 is very unlikely to be the version that does so.
Is Blender a virus?
BLENDER IS NOT ADWARE NOR SPYWARE. Beware of programs like morpheus, kazaa and even divx (yes, the official one).
Is Blender 2.8 better?
Yes, quite actually. Things like the UI and general improvements to many pre-existing features like modelling, Cycles and materials are among them, but the biggest improvements and changes are to the grease pencil tool to accommodate for 2D animation and the removal of the BI renderer to the realtime renderer Eevee.
Does Blender 2.8 have a game engine?
Blender has just purged the entire game engine from 2.8. There is no “Game Engine” mode anymore and there isn’t even a logic editor.
Is Eevee better than cycles?
It can be up to 12 times faster than Cycles using the same scene and hardware. Quality: Due to a key difference between the two renderers, Eevee manages to render your scenes with good quality. That said, it’s not always better than Cycles, especially for photo-realistic renders.
Is Blender actually hard to learn?
The program itself has a pretty steep learning curve as well, but you can learn it efficiently as you go. Don’t let it’s intimidating UI keep you from trying and learning it. It is one extremely powerful and versatile piece of software.
How long does it take to install blender?
Depending on your computer processor and speed, it will probably take less than 5 minutes. Finish the installation. Click Finish when the installation is completed. Blender is now installed in your computer.
Is blender really free?
Blender is Free Software. You are free to use Blender for any purpose, including commercially or for education. This freedom is being defined by Blender’s GNU General Public License (GPL).
Is Blender 2.90 stable?
The least unexpected – and most fully fleshed-out – part of the roadmap is the next 18 months: Roosendaal proposes wrapping up the current 2.8x release cycle, then moving to Blender 2.90 in August. That means a stable release of Blender 2.83 – currently in alpha – in May 2020.
Does Chromebook use blender?
Blender is a professional 3D computer graphics application. This is the best choice for professional graphic 3D design and animation, especially for a Chromebook, but you can run Blender on rollApp from any device without downloads or installation, even on your tablet.
Can blender open STL files?
Luckily, Blender offers a wide range of file formats (e.g. OBJ, FBX, 3DS, PLY, STL, etc.) that can be used to import and export. Popular formats are enabled by default, other formats are also supported and distributed with Blender, these can be enabled in the User Preferences through the use of Add-ons.