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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May 20

Substance Painter 2019.1.1

Substance Painter 2019.1.1 is the first hot-fix release for this new season.

Fixed
  • [Substance] Visible If is not taken into account for Input Images
  • [SVT][Engine] Changing texture set resolution leads to a crash in some cases
  • [Engine] Random black textures appear in some cases
  • [Layer Stack][UI] Toggling a mask with SHIFT can select multiple layers at the same time
  • [Layer Stack] Opacity has no effect on Paint effect with Pass-Through blending mode
  • [Layer Stack] Height To Normal filter input doesn’t update properly with eraser brush stroke
  • [LayersStack] Crash when undoing the drop of a smart mask
  • Wireframe flickering with shadows and temporal anti aliasing activated
  • [Displacement] Lag on AMD with some heavy meshes
  • [Windows] Crash when opening some projects via the file explorer
  • [Histogram] Crash when removing mask with anchor point in some cases
  • Crash in preview generation in some rare cases
  • [Crash] Can not reopen a project using too many clone and smudge tools
  • No mesh displayed in material mode after saving in some cases
  • [Scripting] alg.mapexport.documentStructure() returns incorrect values for folders
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April 24

Substance Painter 2019.1 is here!

The latest Substance Painter update and first major release of the year is here and with it tons of new features and content including Dynamic Stroke, Displacement and Tessellation in real-time and Iray, Compare Mask effect, Radial symmetry, and more!



Added
  • [Tool] Dynamic stroke: Substance variation alongside a brush stroke
  • [Dynamic stroke] Expose new stamp index parameter with options
  • [Dynamic stroke] Take into account $time parameter
  • [Dynamic stroke] Generate new $randomseed parameter per stroke and per stamp
  • [Dynamic stroke] Start a dynamic stroke index from a random number
  • [Dynamic stroke][Shelf] Help finding a dynamic stroke resource with dedicated new icon
  • Displacement and tessellation in real-time viewport
  • Displacement and tessellation in Iray
  • [Shader settings][UI] New tab for controlling displacement and tessellation
  • [Layer stack] New CompareMask effect: generate a mask by comparing two channels
  • [Layer stack][UI] New entry in right-click menu "Add mask with height combination" to insert a CompareMask effect
  • [Symmetry] New symmetry mode: radial painting
  • [Symmetry settings] Expand both sections "Settings" and "Display"
  • [Symmetry settings][UI] Preview for radial painting
  • Expose two new projection modes: planar and spherical
  • [Proj] New shape crop mode for all projections
  • [Proj] Planar mode with new manipulator: Surface tool
  • [Proj][Shortcut] Shortcut SHIFT+W for Surface tool
  • [Proj] Planar projection masking with depth culling and backface culling
  • [Manipulator] Improvement of rotation manipulator on all three axes for triplanar
  • [Tool][UX] Alt-clicking on a channel focuses that channel (enables it or disables all others)
  • [Engine] Update to latest version of Substance Engine
  • [Texture set] Multiple selection and change resolution
  • [Texture set] Quick activation and deactivation of the texture sets
  • [Texture set] Combine solo and all options into a new menu
  • [Texture set][Layer stack] New icon for activation and deactivation
  • [Layer stack][UX] Insert effects above those already selected
  • [Layer stack][UI] Rework layer stack view selection style
  • [Layer Stack] Blending mode for instanced layers is now in Pass Through mode by default
  • [Export] Option to activate and deactivate dithering
  • [Plugin] Support precision modifier for sliders (SHIFT)
  • [Plugin][UI] New icon for autosave
  • [Scripting] List the contents of a folder
  • [Scripting] Allow deletion of files
  • [Scripting] Read all stack information including used resources
  • [Content][Dynamic stroke] New tools and brush presets
  • [Content][Dynamic stroke] Two new procedural gradients: Gradient Hue and Gradient Builder
  • [Content] 2 new procedurals: Gradient Hue, Gradient Builder and more
  • [Content] 2 New HDRis: Canopus Ground and Autumn Forest
  • [Content] Update content with random seed curation in shelf
  • [Content] New icon with exposed random seed parameter in shelf

Fixed
  • [Layers stack] Layer stack keeps dragging forever
  • [Mac] "Show in Finder" can lead to freezing
  • [Scripting] Settings saved via Custom UI are lost if shader file is moved
  • [Scripting] API version number is incorrect and not up to date
  • [Effect] Histogram content is not displayed correctly
  • [Effect] Histogram effect does not update in some cases
  • [Shelf] Stitches are not properly aligned on material "Plastic Fabric Pyramid"

New Content

10 Brush presets
  • Ink Dirty
  • Ink Random
  • Leaf Curved Heavy
  • Leaf Curved
  • Leaf Messy
  • Leaf Simple
  • Leaf Swirl
  • Zigzag Long
  • Zigzag Short
  • Zigzag Step
11 Tool presets
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Cracks
  • Footprints
  • Gradient Hue
  • Nail
  • Pebbles
  • Scratches
  • Spray Colored
  • Spray Skin Light
  • Spray Skin Red
  • Zipper
93 new Alphas

13 new Filters
  • Blur Slope
  • Bevel
  • Color Match
  • Gradient Curve
  • Gradient Dynamic
  • Height Adjust
  • Height to Normal
  • Mask Outline
  • PBR Validate
  • MatFX Peeling Paint
  • MatFx Water Drops
7 new Generators
  • Ambient Occlusion
  • World Space Normals
  • Position
  • Curvature
  • Auto Stitcher
  • UV Texel Density
  • UV Random Color

Known Issue
  • Double clicking texture set name will select it before entering renaming mode
  • [Layer Stack][UI] Toggling a mask with SHIFT can select multiple layers at the same time
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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 2019
Link your account to your Allegorithmic account to get 1 year of update from the purchase date on Steam

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.

This license does not include access to Substance Source

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: 2 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: 10.11
    • 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: 2 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Only vanilla Apple configurations are supported
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: 10.13
    • Memory: 16 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB+ of Video RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Only vanilla 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: 2 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 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 4GB+ of Video RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mesa drivers on Linux are not supported

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