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Blender 2.91 - Massive Performance Boost in UV/Image Editor


Blender Developer Jeroen Bakker authored a patch moving the current UV/image editor drawing to the draw manager.

This patch allows for a massive increase in performance when previewing large image files, as well as correctly displaying alpha and emission colors.

Twitter user @TheLapisSea demonstrates the leap in performance

This commit just landed in the latest Blender 2.91 experimental build, which you can download to test out the improvements right away!

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Mario Hawat

Mario Hawat is a 3D artist, writer, and musician currently based in Beirut, Lebanon. He is a generalist with a special focus on environments, procedural and generative artworks. Open to freelance work.

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