Maxon - Cinema 4D Perpetual (Release 21)
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Cinema 4D Release 21, the newest generation of Maxon’s leading 3D software, has numerous new high-end tools and features for VFX and motion graphics artists. Cinema 4D R21 introduces one singular, complete feature set version of Cinema 4D. R21 licenses are much more accessible, easier to install and activate, and to manage. See new features section below.
Cinema 4D R21 product videos
What's new in Cinema 4D R21?
Cinema 4D R21 speeds up users’ workflow and offers more creative possibilities than ever before. Here are some highlights. See all new features presented here.
One Version of Cinema 4D, more efficient installation and licensing – introducing one singular version of Cinema 4D that includes the complete feature set at an affordable price.
Caps and Bevel – The all-new Caps and Bevels system lets users extrude 3D logos and animate text effects – quickly, easily and more accurately. Caps and bevels are now integrated on all spline-based objects. Enhancements include improved constraints and internal bevels, Delaunay cap skinning and a new library of bevel presets.
Field Forces – The new Field Force dynamics object allows users to optimize motion graphics workflow in the MoGraph toolset, offering flexibility and power to control dynamic forces in modeling and animation effects for optimized performance.
Mixamo Control Rig – Offering a quick and customizable way to implement character animation, the new Mixamo Control Rig gives Cinema 4D users the ability to adjust imported Mixamo animations for a flexible and powerful workflow.
Rendering Improvements – Cinema 4D's wide range of render options deliver fast, beautiful and professional results for creating outstanding images and animations. New capabilities include:
- Integrated Intel® Open Image Denoise – a library for high-performance, easy-to-use denoising filter solution to improve visual quality and reduce rendering times via deep learning techniques. This technology is part of Intel® oneAPI Rendering Toolkit. Available with Cinema 4D’s internal rendering solutions as well as ProRender.
- Material Nodes – Numerous additional nodes and UI improvements to accelerate workflow include the new Node Space that defines which material nodes are available to the chosen renderer. An API is now available for third-party developers to integrate render engines with the new material node system.
Download Cinema 4D Trial version
Would you like to evaluate Cinema 4D before purchase? Download a 14 day trial version of Cinema 4D R21 here.
Maxon Cinema 4D licenses are delivered electronically viaMyMaxon Account. See Maxon's Cinema 4D R21 FAQ for detailed information.
With the launch of R21, Cinema 4D is easier than ever to access and purchase, with fewer choices and a straightforward range of products:
Perpetual licenses of Cinema 4D R21 are available as single-user licenses or floating licenses. MSA (Maxon Service Agreement) is no longer offered.
Subscription licensesMonthly, annual or three year subscription licenses are available. Subscription licenses are available as node-locked single-seats or floating multi-seats licenses and can also be purchased bundled with Redshift renderer. As subscription licensee you have complete access to the Cineversity training and plugin library.
Educational licensesMaxon offers students a completely free 6 month license, and the extremely affordable 1-year subscription Cinema 4D Classroom licenses. All educational entitlements use the same application install and include the same features as commercial licenses.
MLS or RLM for multiple licenses
For production facilities and educational institutions managing multiple Cinema 4D licenses, Maxon offers a robust license server technology that makes the management of numerous licenses and groups of licenses with various configurations a breeze. Supports Maxon License Server (MLS) and Reprise License Management (RLM) Server.
Note: Multi-Seat (floating) licenses require MLS or RLM server.
Owners of qualified software packages can purchase Maxon's products at a discounted price via a Competitive Sidegrade. Proof of purchase of the eligible license in the owner's name is required. Maxon accepts competitive sidegrades from the following products:
- Abvent – Artlantis Render /-Studio
- Abvent – Twinmotion
- Act-3D – Lumion
- Autodesk – 3ds Max/3ds Max Design/3ds Max Entertainment Creation Suite Standard
- Autodesk – Maya Complete/ -Unlimited/Maya Entertainment Creation Suite Standard
- Autodesk – Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate
- Autodesk – Softimage / XSI
- Autodesk – Mudbox
- Autodesk – Fusion
- Foundry – Modo
- Foundry – Mari
- McNeel – Rhino
- NewTek – LightWave 3D
- Pixologic – ZBrush
- Side Effects – Houdini / Houdini FX
- Shade 3D Co. Ltd. – Shade Pro
See system requirements for Cinema 4D here.
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