Learn what's new in the 2018 releases of Dimension CC.
This release of Dimension CC provides critical bug fixes.
Issues fixed in Dimension CC 1.1.1 (May 2018 release)
Resolved an issue with files becoming corrupted if Dimension couldn't automatically generate UVs.
Resolved an issue with Creative Cloud Libraries, which was using an incorrect image thumbnail for a preview.
This release of Dimension CC rolls out new features, enhancements, and bug fixes.
System Requirements: The minimum supported macOS version has updated from OS X v10.10 (Yosemite) to macOS v10.11 (El Capitan). Dimension no longer prevents launch for systems below the minimum requirements.
Issues fixed in Dimension CC 1.1 (April 2018 release)
This release of Dimension CC rolls out enhancements and bug fixes.
Issues fixed in Dimension CC 1.0.1 (December 2017 release)
(Windows-only) The menus are sometimes missing in Dimension. As a workaround, do the following:
Move, scale, and rotate your objects in any direction to stage your scene exactly as you would like, and then use the orbit, hand, and zoom tools to move around the scene and view it from any angle.
Save your favorite angles with view bookmarks to quickly jump between working views and use familiar shortcuts to zoom to selected objects or to view the full scene.
Get started with materials using a preset and completely customize all the attributes, such as color, roughness, metallicity, and translucence, to create a range of diverse and unique surface appearances.
Add your own images to a material property to control the property with a texture, adding details and variation. Rotate, offset, and tile the position of materials to get the precise placement of a material on any object.
Apply your own images, logos, and designs as decals, by layering them over the materials of an object. Control the placement, rotation, and scale of the image directly on the surface of the model.
Give decals unique appearances with surface properties to make them metallic, glossy, or matte.
Add a background and automatically match your scene to the image's perspective and lighting. Re-create environments from images to quickly get started with compositing.
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Easily add realistic lighting, shadows, and reflections with environment lights; panoramic spherical images that wrap around the scene to provide 360 HDR lighting. Choose from dozens of built-in studio lighting presets and find more on Adobe Stock 3D. Rotate and colorize to get the right look and add sunlight for strong, directional shadows, and lighting.
Select any point in the scene to have foreground and background elements blurred, adding depth and focus to a scene.
Use the Sampler tool to quickly sample and apply materials. Customize once and reuse the material through the scene.
Easily select small sections of complex models with the familiar Magic Wand tool. Easily select repeating elements with the Select Similar option. Apply materials to Magic Wand selections even when complex models are built in one piece.
Work quickly using the Scene panel. Automatically expand groups and complex models to highlight and show selected parts to navigate quickly. Easily rearrange, rename, hide, lock, and group objects.
V-Ray is an award-winning rendering engine that has been the standard in film and animation industries for years. Adobe has partnered with Chaos Group to bring the V-Ray rendering engine in Dimension.
Easily render photorealistic quality without being an expert using presets. Choose between PNG and multi-layered PSD output formats. Work with Photoshop for powerful compositing and post-processing of your images using 16-bit and 32-bit output formats with multiple layers.
Use selection layers with the magic wand to isolate material or objects in the 2D render, depth layers to add post-processing blur and other effects, and separated 3D content and background image layers allow for further compositing.
Get up and running quickly with built-in presets designed to help with common workflows. The preset packs include bottles and packages for identity design, signage and installations for location visualization, and abstract shapes for conceptual work.
Explore an entire section of Adobe Stock with three new types of high-quality content - both free and premium.
Access your custom assets with Creative Cloud Libraries directly in the app to easily bring in your own graphics, models, materials, and lights.
Bring in your own graphics, models, materials, and lights. Supported files include .jpg, .png, .psd (graphics), .obj (models), .mdl (materials), and .hdri, .exr, and .ibl (lights).
Download the Adobe Capture app to turn photos into high-quality and tiling materials for use in your Dimension projects.