MAXON (Cinema 4D)

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MAXON Cinema 4D R18

MAXON Computer is a leading developer of 3D software for the creative industries, best known for its flagship 3D modeling, painting, rendering, and animation software, Cinema 4D. Today, thousands of users across the world rely on Cinema 4D to create cutting-edge 3D motion graphics, architectural and product visualizations, video game graphics, illustrations, and much more. MAXON's client list includes ABC, Blizzard Entertainment, BMW, BSkyB, CNN, Fox, ITV Creative, MPC (Moving Picture Company), NBC, NFL Network, Rhythm & Hues, Siemens VDO, Sony Pictures Imageworks, The Walt Disney Company, Turner Broadcasting, Vitra, and many more.

Cinema 4D Release 18, the newest generation of 3D software, offers powerful and flexible tools that conquer the complex challenges of 3D content creation in motion design, VFX, games and visualization. New MoGraph features include the Voronoi Fracture object for procedural object fracturing and the ReEffector that works like a layer system for Effector setups. For modeling, new interactive knife tools make precision cutting across multiple surfaces a breeze. The new 3D object tracking offers seamless integration of 3D assets into video. Additional shader and surface effects together with the Substance Engine integration ensure high-end texturing and rendering results.

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Cinema 4D R18 Studio

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Cinema 4D Studio is the very best that MAXON has to offer for professional 3D artists. If you want to create advanced 3D graphics but need a helping hand to ensure you create jaw-dropping graphics quickly and easily, then this is the choice for you.

As well as containing all of the features found in Cinema 4D Prime, Visualize and Broadcast, Cinema 4D Studio adds advanced character tools, hair, a physics engine and an unlimited client network for rendering. The result is that Cinema 4D Studio can tackle any project you throw at it with ease.


  • Physical Renderer
  • Advanced Camera Tools
  • Team Render (unlimited Nodes)
  • MoGraph Tools
  • Sketch & Toon
  • Dynamics
  • Sculpting
  • Hair System
  • Advanced Character Tools
  • Motion Tracker
  • all Librarys, Advanced presets and demo scenes

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The 3D Motion Graphics Powerhouse

Cinema 4D Broadcast has everything you need to create dynamic broadcast graphics quickly and easily. If you are a motion graphics artist looking to add 3D to your existing suite of tools, then this is the ideal choice for you.

Cinema 4D Broadcast contains all the features of Cinema 4D Prime as well as specific tools for creating motion graphics, including industry-leading cloning tools, advanced rendering options such as Global Illumination, a high-end library packed with 3D models, cameras, lighting setups, video clips, and much more.


  • Physical Renderer
  • Advanced Camera Tools
  • Team Render (3 Nodes)
  • MoGraph Tools
  • Broadcast Library, incl. materials, cameras and objects


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The Professional Solution for Architects and Designers

Whether you need to visualize a mobile phone, a building, a car or anything else, Cinema 4D Visualize provides everything you need to produce fantastic images and animations quickly, easily and to any level of realism.

MAXON Cinema 4D Visualize gives you a comprehensive suite of modeling and texturing tools and rendering options. Features included are Global Illumination, Physical Sky, sketch-style rendering and huge librairies of 3D scene fillers, textures, lighting environments, and much more.


  • Physical Renderer
  • Advanced Camera Tools
  • Team Render (3 Nodes)
  • Sketch & Toon
  • Visualize Library, incl. materials, presets and architectural objects

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Professional 3D Starts Here

Renowned for its ease of use, speed and professional results, Cinema 4D Prime is an ideal choice for all graphic designers looking to add 3D to their toolset.

Cinema 4D Prime's intuitive interface is designed to ease you in to the powerful and exciting world of 3D graphics. With Cinema 4D Prime you can start creating great-looking 3D images in no time. And the tutorials provided help you learn Cinema 4D quickly and easily.


  • Modeling
  • Materials & Texturing
  • Lighting
  • Animation
  • Camera
  • Advanced Renderer
  • UV Editing
  • Extensive API: C++, Python, C.O.F.F.E.E.
  • Prime Library incl. materials, 
    objects & presets

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Impressive Texturing and Sculpting

MAXON's BodyPaint 3D is the ultimate tool for creating high-end textures and unique sculptures. Wave goodbye to UV seams, inaccurate texturing and constant back-and-forth switching to your 2D image editor. Say hello to hassle-free texturing that lets you quickly paint highly detailed textures directly on your 3D objects. BodyPaint 3D also offers a comprehensive set of sculpting tools that let you turn a simple object into a detailed work of art.

MAXON Service Agreement

No more surprises when planning next year's expenses

The MAXON Service Agreement (MSA) is optionally available to MAXON customers. Participating customers are kept up-to-date with the newest releases of Cinema 4D and/or BodyPaint 3D.

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