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New in AIR 14
Free Rendering Software for Windows New Material Editor & Material Library Improved Texture Efficiency Global Illumination Optimization Cloth & Leather Shaders Stroke Shaders for Custom Line Drawing Tiled Rendering for BakeAir
December 9: SiTex Graphics announces the immediate availability of Air 14. For Air 14 the Air demo has been replaced by a new free Air version for Windows. The free version limits image size to 1024x1024 max, but it is otherwise fully functional. Highlights of the new release include: a new standalone material editor, new material library, better texture handling, more efficient global illumination, cloth & leather shaders, watercolor shaders, new stroke shader type for custom line drawing, and tiled rendering for BakeAir.
October 7: SketchAir 0.6 is now available for download. New features include an option to reuse indirect lighting computations for faster rerendering, a new portal light type, and the ability to output extra channels in addition to color and alpha. The SiTex Graphics blog has a new post on Getting Started with SketchAir.
September 3: The Air demo has been updated to include the new Air Material Editor and Air Material Library. Material files can be used directly with SketchAir, RhinoAir, and Air Space. You can also download the material library separately at the bottom of the Download page.
June 11:Air Stream for Maya 2.3 is now available for download. This update includes improved support for texture mapping and baking to textures as well as support for Maya 2015.
May 27: The SketchAir plug-in has been updated to version 0.5. Section planes are now supported. For interior lighting simple faces can be turned into local lights. Spotlights, point lights, distant lights, and area lights are all possible. Download the latest Air demo and SketchAir version here.
April 3: The Air demo has been updated to include the new standalone Air Material Editor. Materials created with the new editor can be used in RhinoAir, SketchAir, and Air Space.
April 3: Our SketchAir plug-in for SketchUp now permits Air materials to be assigned in SketchUp, allowing Air custom shaders to be used in your SketchUp scenes.