This service release for Cinema 4D and BodyPaint 3D R17 is highly recommended for all R17 users and offers general stability improvements, functional bug fixes as well as performance improvements. The main focus of the release are exchange formats: Improvements for Alembic, OBJ, FBX and more. The Houdini exchange has also been updated in order to work with Houdini Engine Build 15.0.313. Character animators will benefit from significantly optimized rigs and an improved Protection tag, which now also accepts negative rotation values. In all, there are around 160 improvements in this service release that affect several areas in Cinema 4D such as the Material System, Take Manager, modeling, Team Render, the Python SDK, Color Chooser and more.
This remarkable list of fixes and improvements underscores our constant effort to make Cinema 4D the most reliable tool in the CG Industry.
All improvements included in this service release here.