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Adobe Announces Updates to Entire Substance Suite

Company rolls out significant set of updates across their 3D texturing suite: Substance Painter, Alchemist, Source and Designer

Substance by Adobe, the software giant’s 3D texturing suite, announced significant updates across the entire Substance line: Substance Painter, Alchemist, Source and Designer.

The extensive set of updates includes:

Substance Painter:

  • Photoshop ABR brushes are now natively supported in Substance Painter
  • Hand Painting  
  • Automatic UV unwrapping (Anorigami) beta  
  • UDIM beta – sign up for beta that starts in January

Substance Alchemist and Source:

  • Source now includes 650 smart atlases (grounds, vegetation, and organic materials)  
  • More control and creative flexibility in Alchemist – using Source atlases to create variation and make your materials more realistic
  • Atlases include hybrid atlases (scan based & parametric material) and hybrid mixes (combination of atlases, scans, & procedural filters) 

Substance Designer:

  • Color management feature 
  • UX Improvements to Preview mode and Presets management improvements 
  • Atlas tool: Atlas splatter – shape splatter with only one atlas as input 
  • New curvature baker

Source: Substance by Adobe