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* Added the support for a new Film output: SERIALIZED_FILM
 
* Added the support for a new Film output: SERIALIZED_FILM
 
* Added the support for a new AOV: MATERIAL_ID_COLOR
 
* Added the support for a new AOV: MATERIAL_ID_COLOR
 +
* New hair conversion function for the Blender addon, accelerates export and lowers memory usage drastically
 
* OpenCL render engines now support Direct Light Sampling Cache
 
* OpenCL render engines now support Direct Light Sampling Cache
 +
 +
''Alpha4 released''
 +
 +
* [https://forums.luxcorerender.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=654 File name resolver]
 +
* New texture: Divide
 +
* New texture: Remap (bring a value from one range into another range)
 +
* Three new textures for accessing the object ID:
 +
** raw object ID (range 0 to 0xfffffffe)
 +
** normalized object ID (range 0 to 1)
 +
** object ID interpreted as color
 +
 +
''Beta1 released''
 +
 +
''Beta2 released''
 +
 +
''Beta3 released''
 +
 +
''Beta4 released''
 +
 +
* LXS parse now supports constant fresnelcolor textures
 +
 +
''Stable version released''
  
 
===Fixed Bugs===
 
===Fixed Bugs===
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* Periodic saves now update the files at the end of a rendering session
 
* Periodic saves now update the files at the end of a rendering session
* New hair conversion function for the Blender addon, accelerates export and lowers memory usage drastically
+
 
 +
''Alpha4 released''
 +
 
 +
* Fixed a bug in OpenCL Bloom plugin
 +
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/120 Fixed clamping of denoiser output, which was happening in some scene setups]
 +
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/114 The Linux binaries don't use SSSE3 instructions anymore so they now work on some old CPU]
 +
* Fixed a bug in OpenCL code for imagemap wrap black and white
 +
* Fixed a difference between OpenCL and C++ code in SchlickBSDF_CoatingSampleF() affecting all glossy-related materials
 +
* Fixed a problem in variance clamping with TILEPATH
 +
* Fixed a problem in Glossy material OpenCL code
 +
 
 +
''Beta1 released''
 +
 
 +
* Updated Embree v3.2.4 (no more Intel C++ run-time DLLs required)
 +
* Fixed a problem with DLSC now uses shading normal instead of geometry one
 +
* Fixed an inconsistency in normal (geometry Vs shade) used triangle lights
 +
* Fixed sky2 direct light sampling (i.e. the sky was flipped upside down)
 +
* DLSC will now use not less than 512 samples for all env. light sources
 +
* Fixed a bug in bump mapping code when using UV rotations
 +
 
 +
''Beta2 released''
 +
 
 +
* Fixed a problem when there are less tiles to render than threads/GPUs
 +
* Fixed a major problem in TILEPATH causing a duplicated rendering of the same pass by multiple threads/GPUs
 +
* Fixed TILEPATH denoiser
 +
* Fixed denoiser when using PATH and METROPOLIS sampler
 +
 
 +
''Beta3 released''
 +
 
 +
* DLSC now uses a set of sampling points instead of only the center of the cache entry to fill light table
 +
* Fixed fireflies generated by DLSC in some case
 +
* Fixed the support for transparent materials to DLSC
 +
* Decoupled BCD spike filter and denoiser so the filter can be use alone
 +
 
 +
''Beta4 released''
 +
 
 +
* LXS parse now maps Lux bidiractional in BIDIRCPU instead of BIDIRCPUVM
 +
 
 +
''Stable version released''
  
 
===Known Problems===
 
===Known Problems===
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/2 accelerator.bvh.builder.type = EMBREE_MORTON doesn't work with the latest Embree]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/2 accelerator.bvh.builder.type = EMBREE_MORTON doesn't work with the latest Embree]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/29 Python crashes when calling sys.exit()]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/29 Python crashes when calling sys.exit()]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/124 TILEPATHOCL (and RTPATHOCL) count the layers of transparent surfaces as an iteration of the rendering fines state machine so they requires to increase the max. path depth to avoid black regions.]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/124 TILEPATHOCL (and RTPATHOCL) count the layers of transparent surfaces as an iteration of the rendering finite state machine so they requires to increase the max. path depth to avoid black regions.]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/LuxCore/issues/158 There may be artifacts when rendering glossy surface with high roughness values and DLSC]
  
 
=Blender Addon (BlendLuxCore)=
 
=Blender Addon (BlendLuxCore)=
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''Alpha0 released''
 
''Alpha0 released''
  
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/7462f6ed0efbc9809fd78cdaa0635dde20653d9f show a label in the UI if OpenCL engine is selected in build without OpenCL support]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/7462f6ed0efbc9809fd78cdaa0635dde20653d9f Show a label in the UI if OpenCL engine is selected in build without OpenCL support]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/321e330e2adaebf466423c593fbc5b9574c5785b Allow random sampler to be used with Bidir (for better denoising results), show a warning if Metropolis is combined with the denoiser]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/321e330e2adaebf466423c593fbc5b9574c5785b Allow random sampler to be used with Bidir (for better denoising results), show a warning if Metropolis is combined with the denoiser]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/d84e439090b76616756872bfac4671663e21413d do not create a lightgroup pass if only the default lightgroup is used]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/d84e439090b76616756872bfac4671663e21413d Do not create a lightgroup pass if only the default lightgroup is used]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/d13cc59dcf1b24dcecf33b573f740bc744a08840 add operator to import multiple images at once (node editor), restructure node categories]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/d13cc59dcf1b24dcecf33b573f740bc744a08840 Add operator to import multiple images at once (node editor), restructure node categories]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/49b66f7d2969419fc5c3a271d0b00b5cb85e2b60 make LuxCore nodes work with reroutes]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/49b66f7d2969419fc5c3a271d0b00b5cb85e2b60 Make LuxCore nodes work with reroutes]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/1de72035ed76c6343e44cef90368e02d3ec40283 add support for smoke velocity channel]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/1de72035ed76c6343e44cef90368e02d3ec40283 Add support for smoke velocity channel]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/eb059f09216abb3956972606078da3c28f6b18df add lightgroup support for volumes]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/eb059f09216abb3956972606078da3c28f6b18df Add lightgroup support for volumes]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/6dbc6acce2de688988f44da1c8782afdb9b52e1f new invert texture node]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/6dbc6acce2de688988f44da1c8782afdb9b52e1f New invert texture node]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/39 support for mesh auto smooth option]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/39 Support for mesh auto smooth option]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/21 Tile highlighting]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/21 Tile highlighting]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/169 Pause mode] [https://youtu.be/aw5E9B_jMww '''(Video)''']
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/169 Pause mode] [https://youtu.be/aw5E9B_jMww '''(Video)''']
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''Alpha2 released''
 
''Alpha2 released''
  
* show a warning if the scene contains a lot of light sources
+
* Show a warning if the scene contains a lot of light sources
* expose direct light type property of triangle meshes
+
* Expose direct light type property of triangle meshes
* new render statistics panel in the image editor toolshelf (LuxCore category), provides in-depth render information with option to compare two render slots
+
* New render statistics panel in the image editor toolshelf (LuxCore category), provides in-depth render information with option to compare two render slots
 
* Add support for image sequences
 
* Add support for image sequences
 
* Improved export process and viewport render updates
 
* Improved export process and viewport render updates
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''Alpha3 released''
 
''Alpha3 released''
  
* remove min/max limits of world HDRI rotation
+
* Remove min/max limits of world HDRI rotation
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/f0fb21391f6dcb8dbbac6fdc91ddaea1275d9f6b If pyluxcore import fails, show the most common error source in the error message]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/f0fb21391f6dcb8dbbac6fdc91ddaea1275d9f6b If pyluxcore import fails, show the most common error source in the error message]
 
* In world sky light settings, the dropdown for the linked sun light now shows only sun lamps as available options
 
* In world sky light settings, the dropdown for the linked sun light now shows only sun lamps as available options
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* Can now interpolate vertex colors over each hair (user can specify root and tip colors)
 
* Can now interpolate vertex colors over each hair (user can specify root and tip colors)
 
* Can now input RGB/HSV values into the constant color texture UI (without having to click on the color property)
 
* Can now input RGB/HSV values into the constant color texture UI (without having to click on the color property)
* When a new link is about to replace an old link, reconnect the old link to another suitable socket on the same node, if possible
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* Node editor: When a new link is about to replace an old link, reconnect the old link to another suitable socket on the same node, if possible
* Submenu for frame and reroute nodes (in node add menu that is brought up with Shift+A)
+
* Node editor: Submenu for frame and reroute nodes (in node add menu that is brought up with Shift+A)
* Various small node UI improvements (better default width, more compact UI, better readable UI)
+
* Node editor: Various small node UI improvements (better default width, more compact UI, better readable UI)
 +
 
 +
''Alpha4 released''
 +
 
 +
* Add option to use the Bidir engine for viewport rendering (useful in scenes with very complex light paths, where RT Path preview does not work well)
 +
* New option in the math node: Divide
 +
* New textures in the utils section:
 +
** Remap (bring a value from one range into another range)
 +
** Object ID (can be used to randomize a material across multiple objects, see [https://forums.luxcorerender.org/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=635 this thread])
 +
 
 +
''Beta1 released''
 +
 
 +
* Show a warning if all light groups are disabled
 +
 
 +
''Beta2 released''
 +
 
 +
* Memory usage during smoke export lowered by 50% ([https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/164 issue #164])
 +
* Show some tile related warnings in halt condition panel to prevent common user mistakes
 +
 
 +
''Beta3 released''
 +
 
 +
* Expose the first sample blocksize parameter in the UI (controls how pixellated the viewport render is during the first sample)
 +
 
 +
''Beta4 released''
 +
 
 +
* Add warning to errorlog if imagemaps are used without UV map (this can cause artifacts if the imagemaps are used as bump maps)
 +
 
 +
''Stable version released''
  
 
===Fixed Bugs===
 
===Fixed Bugs===
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''Alpha0 released''
 
''Alpha0 released''
  
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/f8f83b70abaa575e3f4dd0eeb54c0b252dba5dcd fix incorrect halt condition check]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/f8f83b70abaa575e3f4dd0eeb54c0b252dba5dcd Fix incorrect halt condition check]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/0d63f067af2b1a0232cfd49b8fe3cd313625f46e fix exception when updating light attributes from Python console]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/0d63f067af2b1a0232cfd49b8fe3cd313625f46e Fix exception when updating light attributes from Python console]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/152 Unsaved generated images do not work as imagemap textures]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/152 Unsaved generated images do not work as imagemap textures]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/432b1ba020b07f46758fd19b4b3af91cca0c90ff fix ColorMix node having min/max sockets instead of scalars in clamp mode]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/432b1ba020b07f46758fd19b4b3af91cca0c90ff Fix ColorMix node having min/max sockets instead of scalars in clamp mode]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/c908acbbe991d7ace8ec8ba15e3ef32f06ec5000 fix broken material preview]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/c908acbbe991d7ace8ec8ba15e3ef32f06ec5000 Fix broken material preview]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/fff2d4ee2fcab39a67fe534634929ff26d363a79 fix backface sockets being visible by default]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/fff2d4ee2fcab39a67fe534634929ff26d363a79 Fix backface sockets being visible by default]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/157 Blender interface lags a lot when rendering large resolutions]
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/157 Blender interface lags a lot when rendering large resolutions]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/c51cb8bdea78fd7202b99547ac4ea1ef364207c9 fix some errors if no there is no world]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/c51cb8bdea78fd7202b99547ac4ea1ef364207c9 Fix some errors if no there is no world]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/c1e925b0557c03d1c9247561265250d93c1f555e fix various bugs in world update logic when deleting/switching worlds]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/c1e925b0557c03d1c9247561265250d93c1f555e Fix various bugs in world update logic when deleting/switching worlds]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/a11234c94b4a8579df5bb387898aba31e716a421 fix hair export creating orphaned mesh data, improve hair export performance]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/a11234c94b4a8579df5bb387898aba31e716a421 Fix hair export creating orphaned mesh data, improve hair export performance]
  
 
''Alpha1 released''
 
''Alpha1 released''
  
* fix float overflow after rendering more than 17 hours (regression introduced in v2.1alpha1)
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* Fix float overflow after rendering more than 17 hours (regression introduced in v2.1alpha1)
* fix unit scale (aka worldscale) not being applied in some places
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* Fix unit scale (aka worldscale) not being applied in some places
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/ac6ed671d730e2cf0343d36d6d17a8b4972d1d98 Fix for 'Orthographic camera in final render does not match 3D view']
 
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/ac6ed671d730e2cf0343d36d6d17a8b4972d1d98 Fix for 'Orthographic camera in final render does not match 3D view']
  
 
''Alpha2 released''
 
''Alpha2 released''
  
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/196 fix DOF with object as target does not work as expected]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/196 Fix DOF with object as target does not work as expected]
  
 
''Alpha3 released''
 
''Alpha3 released''
  
* fix gamma and gain parameters of imagemap texture, they are scalars instead of sockets
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* Fix gamma and gain parameters of imagemap texture, they are scalars instead of sockets
* fix statistics being overwritten when render slot is switched during final render
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* Fix statistics being overwritten when render slot is switched during final render
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/672d8c195205dbd5f7f767620ba9cf7ad69630ea use same precision for world and light gain]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/commit/672d8c195205dbd5f7f767620ba9cf7ad69630ea Use same precision for world and light gain]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/211 fix broken default material ID assignment]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/211 Fix broken default material ID assignment]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/210 fix shape keys not being applied in some cases]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/210 Fix shape keys not being applied in some cases]
* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/213 use vertex color layer marked for render, instead of active layer]
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* [https://github.com/LuxCoreRender/BlendLuxCore/issues/213 Use vertex color layer marked for render, instead of active layer]
 +
* Fix smoke export not working if smoke modifier was not named "smoke"
 +
* Export group instances as LuxCore instances
 +
* Fix export of lights in particle systems
 +
 
 +
''Alpha4 released''
 +
 
 +
* Tiled Path engine: Limit AA samples to 1 if denoiser is enabled to fix wrong brightness in denoised image
 +
* Fixed dupliframes export
 +
 
 +
''Beta1 released''
 +
 
 +
* Fix area lights emitting light on the wrong side when a negative scale is used
 +
* Fix cloth material's repeat parameters being exposed as sockets instead of scalars
 +
* Fix regression introduced in Alpha4 where CPU was not being used during OpenCL renders
 +
* Fix bug in motion blur export of shared meshes (issue #206)
 +
 
 +
''Beta2 released''
 +
 
 +
* Fix some unnecessary viewport updates by improving autosmooth export
 +
* Add missing MacOS pyluxcoretools Network Render support
 +
* Some minor node editor fixes
 +
* Fix tiled rendering + denoiser by using the new warmupspp property in LuxCore to ensure enough samples are rendered before collecting samples for the denoiser
 +
* Use an adaptive samples threshold instead of a fixed timeout to decide when to make the optimal clamp value estimation
 +
 
 +
''Beta3 released''<br>
 +
''Beta4 released''
 +
 
 +
* Fix unnecessary multiple export of dupliverts/-faces that could happen in some cases
 +
* Fix visibility bug in dupliverts/-faces, causing the duplicated object (the child) to be visible
 +
* Fix obj export fail if material has no luxcore nodetree
 +
* Fix material not updating in viewport when a luxcore nodetree is created
 +
* Add a safety net to suggested_clamping_value assignment because it can fail in rare cases
 +
 
 +
''Stable version released''
  
 
===Known problems===
 
===Known problems===

Latest revision as of 12:01, 18 January 2019

LuxCore

New Features

  • Denoiser
  • Updated to VisualStudio C++ 2017

Alpha0 released

  • Updated to Boost v1.67
  • Updated to OpenImageIO v1.8.11
  • Updated to OpenEXR v2.2.0
  • Updated to Embree v3.2.0

Alpha1 released

Alpha2 released
Alpha3 released

  • Reworked the film of CPU engines to be shared among threads instead of copied, reducing memory usage of CPU engines (see this issue)
  • Added the support for a new Film output: SERIALIZED_FILM
  • Added the support for a new AOV: MATERIAL_ID_COLOR
  • New hair conversion function for the Blender addon, accelerates export and lowers memory usage drastically
  • OpenCL render engines now support Direct Light Sampling Cache

Alpha4 released

  • File name resolver
  • New texture: Divide
  • New texture: Remap (bring a value from one range into another range)
  • Three new textures for accessing the object ID:
    • raw object ID (range 0 to 0xfffffffe)
    • normalized object ID (range 0 to 1)
    • object ID interpreted as color

Beta1 released

Beta2 released

Beta3 released

Beta4 released

  • LXS parse now supports constant fresnelcolor textures

Stable version released

Fixed Bugs

  • Fixed few errors in pyluxcoretools

Alpha0 released

  • Fixed infinite lights emission for BIDIRCPU/LIGTHCPU
  • Normal mesh now have a local space like instanced mesh (for animation and procedural textures)

Alpha1 released
Alpha2 released

Alpha3 released

  • Periodic saves now update the files at the end of a rendering session

Alpha4 released

Beta1 released

  • Updated Embree v3.2.4 (no more Intel C++ run-time DLLs required)
  • Fixed a problem with DLSC now uses shading normal instead of geometry one
  • Fixed an inconsistency in normal (geometry Vs shade) used triangle lights
  • Fixed sky2 direct light sampling (i.e. the sky was flipped upside down)
  • DLSC will now use not less than 512 samples for all env. light sources
  • Fixed a bug in bump mapping code when using UV rotations

Beta2 released

  • Fixed a problem when there are less tiles to render than threads/GPUs
  • Fixed a major problem in TILEPATH causing a duplicated rendering of the same pass by multiple threads/GPUs
  • Fixed TILEPATH denoiser
  • Fixed denoiser when using PATH and METROPOLIS sampler

Beta3 released

  • DLSC now uses a set of sampling points instead of only the center of the cache entry to fill light table
  • Fixed fireflies generated by DLSC in some case
  • Fixed the support for transparent materials to DLSC
  • Decoupled BCD spike filter and denoiser so the filter can be use alone

Beta4 released

  • LXS parse now maps Lux bidiractional in BIDIRCPU instead of BIDIRCPUVM

Stable version released

Known Problems

Blender Addon (BlendLuxCore)

New features

Alpha0 released

Alpha1 released

Alpha2 released

  • Show a warning if the scene contains a lot of light sources
  • Expose direct light type property of triangle meshes
  • New render statistics panel in the image editor toolshelf (LuxCore category), provides in-depth render information with option to compare two render slots
  • Add support for image sequences
  • Improved export process and viewport render updates

Alpha3 released

  • Remove min/max limits of world HDRI rotation
  • If pyluxcore import fails, show the most common error source in the error message
  • In world sky light settings, the dropdown for the linked sun light now shows only sun lamps as available options
  • Improved hair export (faster and drastically reduced memory usage), improved UI and descriptions of hair settings
  • Can now define hair UVs without creating vertex colors (this saves memory)
  • Can now interpolate vertex colors over each hair (user can specify root and tip colors)
  • Can now input RGB/HSV values into the constant color texture UI (without having to click on the color property)
  • Node editor: When a new link is about to replace an old link, reconnect the old link to another suitable socket on the same node, if possible
  • Node editor: Submenu for frame and reroute nodes (in node add menu that is brought up with Shift+A)
  • Node editor: Various small node UI improvements (better default width, more compact UI, better readable UI)

Alpha4 released

  • Add option to use the Bidir engine for viewport rendering (useful in scenes with very complex light paths, where RT Path preview does not work well)
  • New option in the math node: Divide
  • New textures in the utils section:
    • Remap (bring a value from one range into another range)
    • Object ID (can be used to randomize a material across multiple objects, see this thread)

Beta1 released

  • Show a warning if all light groups are disabled

Beta2 released

  • Memory usage during smoke export lowered by 50% (issue #164)
  • Show some tile related warnings in halt condition panel to prevent common user mistakes

Beta3 released

  • Expose the first sample blocksize parameter in the UI (controls how pixellated the viewport render is during the first sample)

Beta4 released

  • Add warning to errorlog if imagemaps are used without UV map (this can cause artifacts if the imagemaps are used as bump maps)

Stable version released

Fixed Bugs

Alpha0 released

Alpha1 released

Alpha2 released

Alpha3 released

Alpha4 released

  • Tiled Path engine: Limit AA samples to 1 if denoiser is enabled to fix wrong brightness in denoised image
  • Fixed dupliframes export

Beta1 released

  • Fix area lights emitting light on the wrong side when a negative scale is used
  • Fix cloth material's repeat parameters being exposed as sockets instead of scalars
  • Fix regression introduced in Alpha4 where CPU was not being used during OpenCL renders
  • Fix bug in motion blur export of shared meshes (issue #206)

Beta2 released

  • Fix some unnecessary viewport updates by improving autosmooth export
  • Add missing MacOS pyluxcoretools Network Render support
  • Some minor node editor fixes
  • Fix tiled rendering + denoiser by using the new warmupspp property in LuxCore to ensure enough samples are rendered before collecting samples for the denoiser
  • Use an adaptive samples threshold instead of a fixed timeout to decide when to make the optimal clamp value estimation

Beta3 released
Beta4 released

  • Fix unnecessary multiple export of dupliverts/-faces that could happen in some cases
  • Fix visibility bug in dupliverts/-faces, causing the duplicated object (the child) to be visible
  • Fix obj export fail if material has no luxcore nodetree
  • Fix material not updating in viewport when a luxcore nodetree is created
  • Add a safety net to suggested_clamping_value assignment because it can fail in rare cases

Stable version released

Known problems