It’s time for some updates on the awesome MakeHuman project!
Crydev.net has released an update to their exporter for CryEngine 3.
Appleseed is an open source renderer. You can can export from Blender to Appleseed files using Blenderseed.
An interactive lighting tool, with Cycles image data.
This week, the Krita team releases version 2.4 of their application. Krita is an open source 2D painting application with some very special features. Like support for Blender OpenEXR files, HDR painting and much more. Krita was used by David Revoy for the concept art and story boarding of Mango.
For all architects this might be an interesting tool box addition to evaluate. It offers an interface to design balconies, windows, and jambs providing you access to modify dimensions as well as design styles.
The Blender Loop Station (Bloop) is a rapid performance animation tool. It is implemented as an add-on for the 3D modeling and animation suite Blender.
Developer Andrey Izrantsev is quietly improving his V-Ray/Blender integration script, and has recently released an update for Blender 2.6. I talked to Andrey about his project.
Most of you know about Gimp, Inkscape and of course Blender. However animation also touches the area of 2D and of course sound design. I compiled a list of applications here for you ranging from 2D to audio. This also includes the growing amount of online web applications, which recently reach a professional level such as Audiotool.
I hope you find it useful.