Blender 2.57 is released, this new release comes with a new graphical user interface that includes a new set of icons, a new design, support for addons, and access to brushes, including an animation editor nonlinear. The overall design and new GUI controls indicates a lot of improvements in this version. Blender is a very useful tool for graphics designers /game developers.
Changes/Features in Blender 2.57
- Areal Splitting and Swapping
- sub regions
- Support for Multiple Windows
- New Design
- Built in File Browser
Find more in Features gallery
About Blender :
Blender is a free, open source 3D graphics application that can be used for modeling, UV unwrapping, texturing, rigging, water and smoke simulations, skinning, animating, rendering, particle and other simulations, non-linear editing, compositing, and creating interactive 3D applications, including video games, animated film, or visual effects.
Blender’s features include advanced simulation tools such as rigid, realistic body, fluid, cloth and softbody dynamics, modifier-based modeling tools, powerful character animation tools, a node-based material and compositing system and Python for embedded scripting.
Installation of Bleder in Linux
- For Ubuntu and LinuxMint, you can install Blender via repository by entering the followimg commands in a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cheleb/blender-svn<br />sudo apt-get update<br />sudo apt-get install blender
- For Fedora
yum Install blender
yast2 -i blender