When you set render quality to Ultra you will see textures in your off-screen reflections. Previously, the surfaces were uniformly colored.
Outlines no longer scale with your resolution. This means that with a higher resolution, the outlines will be thicker in terms of pixels.
Also you won't see outlines around grass and vegetation objects anymore.
Tags in AssetLibrary
You can use tags to find the asset you are looking for much faster.
Once you enable this setting the first command to render an image activates the safeframe and the second command actually starts rendering.
Shadow / Highlight Slider
Similar to Photoshop, you can now tune the tonemapping via two sliders to add or remove brightness at certain regions.
You can now set the sharpness of sun shadows.
Support larger textures
The renderer now supports larger textures.
Is now supported.
Improved artificial light shadows
Smoother video paths
The path and the rotation of videos is now smoother. The effect is most visible in video paths with keyframes that are close to each other.
Material Editor for Rhino 6
The material editor, as you might know it from the SketchUp plugin, is coming to Rhino. Due to technical limitations it is not working for Rhino 5.
This new library is used for panoramas uploaded by the preview version, (URLs starting with api2.enscape3d.com) - old URLs starting with panorama.enscape3d.com are still using the same library.
You can now define the height of the fog for further control of it.
Change the duration of the video in one place without adjusting every keyframe separately.
Cars, Plants, and more of everything
We don't want to ship gigabytes of data for assets (and you probably don't want to download them with every update). Instead, the assets will be downloaded as needed.