Substance Painter is the reference texturing app for 3D professionals and enthusiasts. From AAA Game Developers to Indies, from Feature Animation to Visual Effects studios, the industry uses Substance Painter to bring their creations to life thanks to its unparalleled speed, flexibility and visual quality.
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Nov 21, 2017
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March 8

Substance Painter 2018.3.3


Added:
  • [Content] Integrate new project template: "PBR - Metallic Roughness Alpha-blend"
  • Linux Dynamic library search order changed to prioritize libraries in the installation directory ahead of what is installed on the system
Fixed:
  • Mesh sometimes disappears from the 3D viewport (press F to reset camera)
  • Update Substance Painter Sketchfab uploader with the new Sketchfab license types
  • [Import][glTF] Wrong handling input texture modulation as defined in glTF files
  • [Import][glTF] Ground plane is incorrectly displayed with glTF import in some cases
  • [Export][USD] Opacity does not work in Arkit
  • [Export][USD] USDz export crashes in some cases
  • [Export][USD] Export to USD without saving leads to crash
  • [Export][USD] Incorrect tiling mode for textures, subdivision mode for meshes and output types for shaders
  • [Export][USD] Sparse exports of only some texture sets with all geometry
  • [Instance] Crash when trying to delete a broken instance layer
  • [Regression][Export] Some maps not exported in the chosen bit depth
  • [Linux] Issue with library libtbb.so.2
Known Issues:
  • Computation freeze in some cases on AMD VEGA GPUs
  • Huion tablet issue with shortcuts on Windows OS
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January 25

Substance Painter 2018.3.2

Substance Painter 2018.3.2 fixes a bunch of issues, adds an USDZ export option and more control over the filtering quality in the viewport .

Added:
  • Summary: hotfix with some new features
  • [Export] Allow export to USDZ
  • [Viewport] Allow to control the texture quality in the Display Settings
  • [Viewport] Added mip bias setting in Display Settings
  • [Viewport] Added anisotropic filtering in Display Settings
  • [plugins] Update official plugins to use the style of Substance Painter 2018
  • [License] Install license by default in a user folder to avoid rights management issues

Fixed:
  • Crash linked to decompression
  • Add TAA on solo material
  • Noise with shadow, TAA and alpha test shader with dithering
  • Remove specular dithering for all classic PBR shaders
  • Crash in the shader settings in some cases
  • Scattering activation is not synchronized between OpenGL and Iray renders
  • Smudge and clone tools do not work anymore on specific meshes
  • Some texture sets can not appear in Iray render
  • Renamed Texture Sets are not saved after closing project
  • Wireframe artefacts when drag and dropping materials on ID maps
  • [Scripting] File path creation not forced when saving a project
  • [Scripting] Callback “onProjectAboutToSave()” doesn’t work anymore
  • Forum links broken in report bug window

Known Issues:
  • Computation freeze in some cases on AMD VEGA GPUs
  • Huion tablet issue with shortcuts on Windows OS
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Reviews

“Substance Painter is building its dominance as the best standalone texturing software for artists in the videogames industry.”
4.5/5 – 3D Artist Magazine

“I found Substance Painter incredibly easy to use and the workflow just seemed to make sense”
4/5 – 3D Total

About This Software

Substance Painter is the reference texturing app for 3D professionals and enthusiasts. From AAA Game Developers to Indies, from Feature Animation to Visual Effects studios, the industry uses Substance Painter to bring their creations to life thanks to its unparalleled speed, flexibility and visual quality.

You will get updates on Steam up to the end of 2018
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Substance Painter adapts to you, no matter your skill level
Use Smart materials and have textures wrap onto your objects automatically, throw particles to easily add weathering effects with the help of the integrated physics engine or paint precise micro-details accross complex asset spanning over dozens of textures sets or UDIMs.

Texture assets for any target renderer or game engine
Substance Painter is compatible with Unity, Unreal, Amazon Lumberyard, Adobe Dimension, VRay, Arnold, Renderman... you get the drift: no matter what your final platform is, Substance Painter can convert your textures into the right format and give you results as close as can be from what you see in the viewport.

Welcome to the community
The Substance community is made of some of the most helpful and talented artists in the world! Have a question or need some guidance? Join us on Discord or on our official forums, there is always someone ready to help.
Want a specific material or effect but don't have the skill or patience to create it yourself? Join the more than 100 000 users on Substance Share and download some of the 1 700+ free assets available to help you in your artistic journey.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 - 64 bit mandatory
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 5000 - IRis Pro 6200 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 - NVIDIA Quadro K2000 - AMD Radeon HD 7000 - AMD Radeon Pro WX-serie / Pro Duo - AMD FirePro W-series / FirePro S-series
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Integrated GPUs are not recommended
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 / 8 / 10 - 64 bit mandatory
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB+ of Video RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Integrated GPUs are not recommended
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 10.10
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB of Video RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Only official Apple configurations are supported
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 10.10
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB+ of Video RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Only official Apple configurations are supported
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.4 / CentOS 6.6
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 5000 - IRis Pro 6200 - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 - NVIDIA Quadro K2000 - AMD Radeon HD 7000 - AMD Radeon Pro WX-serie / Pro Duo - AMD FirePro W-series / FirePro S-series
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mesa drivers on Linux are not supported
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.4 / CentOS 6.6
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB+ of Video RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mesa drivers on Linux are not supported

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