Improved sky rendering
The sky is now rendered in full resolution so it should appear sharper than before (depending on your resolution). Also clouds are now animated during walkthrough, even when not changing the time of day.
Water on mini map
Water surfaces are now included in the mini map.
Enscape now detects whether you are using normal maps or height maps for bump effects. This does not apply to the new material schemas in Revit 2019, in which you have to choose explicitly.
New mouse/keyboard input
We have rewritten most code for mouse and keyboard input to fix a few bugs in that regard. In addition, Enscape now supports switched mouse buttons for left-handers if you have it configured in Windows.
Revit: Metal colors
We adjusted the colors for Revit's metal materials to be more realistic.
We have fixed occasional crashes of the last Preview version on Nvidia graphics cards.
New Grass Material Parameters & Improved Grass Rendering
We have improved grass rendering and introduced grass material options that are now accessible in the Sketchup material editor. This allows you to control the height and variation for each grass material.
Quality & performances fixes
We have fixed some lighting artifacts (bright spots in indirect lighting) and have reduced gpu load when Enscape is idling.
Video export performance
We were able, to improve the video rendering performance a lot.
Revit: Live update skips some insignificant changes
Improved Enscape Live Update performance and frequency for Revit. Changes to detail lines, legends, annotations, the analytical model and to any view except the currently selected one will no longer trigger updates.
Proxy server configuration
When entering your proxy server, you have the ability to check the connection.
ArchiCAD: Improved menu
The menu items show a detailed tooltip in the status bar when hovering.
Various noise and flicker issues have been adressed, especially in combination with Depth-of-field. The shadow quality has been enhanced for exported imagery.
Revit: Rewritten data export
We have rewritten our code that handles exporting data from Revit and sending it to the renderer. Our goal was to reduce code complexity and have a unified data model across all plugins. This now allows us to reuse geometry inside nested families, and in general we have seen startup performance improvements between 10% and 20%.
Image quality and stability
Several small improvements here, like always.
Compatibility with newest AMD drive
Enscape now supports the 18.8.1 / 18.Q3 driver.
Revit: Update on sync
Enscape is now being updated automatically after a collaborative sync.
Fixed a bug that caused the panorama upload to fail after 100 seconds.
Using the asset library you can put low-poly people and vegetation into your project which are rendered by Enscape in high-poly. Some models might look familiar to Revit users - it's the same models used to replace Archvision RPC billboards.
You access the library via the menu/toolbar/ribbon and place individual assets by clicking on the image. It's available in Revit, SketchUp and Rhino at the moment.
Improved Depth of Field
We have improved the rendering quality when DoF is enabled.