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Blender Developers Meeting Notes: 15 August 2022


Notes for weekly communication of ongoing projects and modules.

Modules & Projects

New Features and Changes

Realtime Compositor

  • Add evaluator and engine (commit ) (Omar Emara)
  • Allow compositor in material preview mode (commit ) (Omar Emara)
  • Implement input, output, distort, matte, convert, vector, and color nodes (commit, commit, commit, commit, commit, commit ) (Omar Emara)
  • Add stubs for unsupported nodes (commit ) (Omar Emara)


  • Improve denoiser update performance when rendering with multiple GPUs (commit ) (Patrick Mours)
  • Improve ray tracing precision near triangle edges (commit ) (Brecht Van Lommel)
  • Take into account time limit for render progress bar (commit ) (Brecht Van Lommel)

User Interface


  • New light module and evaluation support (commit, commit ) (Clément Foucault)

Dependency Graph

  • Optimize evaluation of dependencies of disabled modifiers (commit, commit ) (Sergey Sharybin)
    Render: remove camera shift hard limits (commit ) (Brecht Van Lommel)


  • OBJ: support importing multiple files at once (commit ) (Aras Pranckevicius)


  • Mesh: Move hide flags to generic attributes (commit ) (Hans Goudey)
  • Wayland: Support setting modifiers on window activation (commit) (Campbell Barton)

Weekly Reports

Google Summer of Code

About the Author

Mario Hawat

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

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