Latest Improvements of KeyShot 11.2: Apple Silicon Support, Workflow Features, and More

June 30, 2022 2 min read

Latest Improvements of KeyShot 11.2: Apple Silicon Support, Workflow Features, and More

Announcing a new point release of KeyShot 11 that includes native support for Mac computers with Apple silicon (beta) plus several powerful new workflow capabilities and over 75 bug fixes.

KeyShot on Apple Silicon

KeyShot 11.2 is a pivotal release that introduces the eagerly anticipated ability to run KeyShot on the latest generation of Macs with Apple silicon chips (including M2 and M1 Pro/Max/Ultra). If you have a newer Mac with Apple silicon, you will experience a 15-30% performance gain in both rendering and overall usability (compared with x86-64 translation performance).

KeyShot Web Viewer Update

KeyShot Web Viewer now provides added Studio support, allowing you to switch between Environments and Cameras, improved transparent materials with support for absorption, reflections, and refractions, a new bloom effect, two-finger swiping to pan the camera, and improved material accuracy when baking (in some cases).

 Other new features and improvements include: 

  • New Pantone 2022 colors -including the Pantone Color of the Year (Very Peri) added to the KeyShot Color Library. 
  • Keyframe animation updates - adjust keyframes without interfering with the rendering in the Real-time View.
  • Mesh Simplification updates - retain Normals and UVs after Mesh Simplification.
  • 3D Paint updates - improved quality when changing 3D Paint texture resolution.  
  • Workflow automation updates - including support for scripting material information data, the ability to use scripting to render CMF documents, as well as detection of headless and GUI-only features.
  • Real-time View updates - including improved performance when dragging and dropping materials onto objects in the Real-time View.
  • Import/Export updates - including support of binary data in glTF, native Onshape import and new SketchUp and Cinema 4D plugins with Apple silicon support (requires 11.2).
  • Bug Fixes - Over 75 bug fixes.

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