Adobe Substance 3D | Common Questions
Frequently-asked questions about the Adobe Substance 3D products and plans.
No. Substance 3D apps are sold exclusively in the Substance 3D plans.
Licensees of the Higher Education Creative Cloud All Apps EDU plan will receive an entitlement to the Substance 3D apps at no additional cost.
Substance 3D Collection apps are available for free for Students and teachers here.
Your Substance 3D plan includes high-quality 3D assets, available to download every month.
All assets are royalty free and usable across all your commercial and creative projects.
Substance 3D assets are not included in the Higher Education Creative Cloud All Apps EDU plan, or the Substance 3D Student and Teacher Edition.
Stager is a new 3D app to compose and render 3D scenes that offers a variety of new features.
|Feature||Substance 3D Stager||Adobe Dimension|
Bounding Box Snapping
Collision based transformation
Standard transformation tool
Universal transform tool
Align & Distribute tool
Adobe Standard Material 2.0
Painter > Send to Dimension interop
Adobe Standard Material 1.0
Substance materials (SBSAR)
Images as material layers (Decals)
Substance environment lights
Physical lights (point, spot, area)
Photostage (environment light + backplate + camera)
||Multi camera objects with size and background per camera
||Single resolution output
Improved quality in the real time engine
Improved performance in the ray tracing engine
GPU support for Windows
|GPU support for NVidia only
Learn more about Stager here.
The Substance 3D texturing plan includes Painter, Designer, and Sampler apps, and up to 30 3D materials a month. The Substance 3D collection plan includes Painter, Designer, Sampler, and Stager apps, and up to 50 3D assets a month.
After you subscribe, the Substance 3D apps will be available in your Creative Cloud desktop application to download and install.
Substance 3D is included at no cost in Creative Cloud plans for Higher Education colleges and universities. Assets are not included in the Higher Education plan. K12 institutions are not included in this offer at this time. Substance 3D texturing apps are available for free for Students and Teachers here (non-commercial use, learning purposes only).