What We Know About X-Particles and Cinema 4D R20
The X-Particles 4 beta for Cinema 4D R20 is available now from INSYDIUM, and a full release is scheduled for November.
Will X-Particles be compatible with Cinema 4D R20?
Yes, X-Particles 4 (and only XP4) will be R20 compatible. A beta (Build 623) is currently available through INSYDIUM’s Early Access Programme and a public released is slated for November 1st, 2018.
To make XP work with R20, INDYSIUM developed a Bridge plugin that helped adapt R14-R19 tools for the new R20 core. As we’ve previously covered, all developers must update their tools for the new Cinema 4D R20.
Does X-Particles 4 work with new R20 features?
Yes, XP4 was partially rebuilt specifically to make it compatible with the new R20 Fields.
As for other changes, INSYDIUM released the following:
Due to the popularity of xpInfectio from the previous build, and some great customer feedback, we’ve focussed on perfecting this already popular tool. We’ve also created a new mode in VertexMap Maker ‘from seed’ and created the ability to add a Vertex Color Tag in the VertexMap Maker.
There is a new mode of operation in the xpWeight modifier and the ability to mesh volumes in the OpenVDB mesher. Take a look, we’ve got a few more features in there too.
How can I download the X-Particles 4 beta?
You must be a member of INSYDIUM’s Early Access Programme.
Don’t see the checkbox below? Install and Early Access version of X-Particles. The steps to do so are listed at the bottom of this page.
Once the Early Access version is installed, follow these steps to get the newest build.
- Go Edit menu > Preferences (hotkey Ctrl + E).
- Select X-Particles on the left.
- Tick the box ‘Show Early Access Updates’.
- X-Particles menu – Help and Support menu. Select – Check for X-Particles Online Updater.
- Click Check for updates now.