Cinema 4D
Cinema 4D
23.1
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Cinema 4D for Mac23.1

12 November 2020

Create 3D videos and animation.

What is Cinema 4D for Mac

CINEMA 4D offers you all you need to create high-end 3D pictures and animations - right out of the box. And CINEMA 4D's modular design - with a total of 8 modules that you can buy individually - allows you to custom fit the application to suit your needs and your budget. The XL and Studio bundles offer groups of modules at significant savings.

Note: The price is based off of a yearly subscription. More information here

What's new in Cinema 4D

Version 23.1:
  • New UV Unwrap command for a workflow based on edge selections (Seams).
  • New, comprehensive settings for the UV Editor, incl. display of UV Seams, Overlaps, Distortions, etc.
  • New, automatic UV mesh unwrap and relax function: Packing.
  • Separate menu in the UV Manager for packing UV Islands.
  • Two new commands: UV Weld and UV Weld and Relax.
  • UV Pins to permanently affix UV points.
  • There are no longer separate UV Point and UV Polygon modes (instead the modes Use Point, Use Edge and Use Polygon with which both geometry and UV elements can be edited).
  • New Hair shading model for the Viewport
  • Improvement of Viewport display.
  • New glTF export for real-time web applications
  • New command for mirroring selections.
  • New functions for the Viewport Renderer (previously Hardware OpenGL).
  • For the Viewport Renderer (previously Hardware OpenGL) you can now define in detail which scene elements should be included for rendering.
  • Go ZBrush for the exchange of information between ZBrush and Cinema 4D.
  • Re-arranging and use of view filters - presets can be created and other features.
  • Cineware settings are now in the Project settings (and the new Cineware material settings).
  • Automatic recognition of touch-screen devices and deactivation if they malfunction.
  • Re-organization of the Viewport Display.
  • When importing Alembic instances you can now select the type of instances that Cinema 4D should generate.
  • The FBX import can make either FBX material values available as Nodes.
  • Cinema 4D can now also export materials defined via Material Nodes in FBX.
  • New color settings dialog for the Texture UV Editor.
  • The Viewport preferences are now all local.
  • Similar Viewports can be configured together.
  • Many new settings for Viewport effects (especially shadows).
  • Extrude direction is ascertained automatically for the Extrude object.
  • Use Edge mode: Dbouble-clicking on an edge color will select all adjacent edges.
  • The Loop (and Ring) Selection tool have several new options.
  • Selection conversion can now be done with tolerance.
  • New command for switching between the last two tools used.
  • Various minor new features for modeling.
  • The Create Point command has several new settings.
  • The Close Polygon Hole function has a few new settings.
  • 2 new settings for the Bridge tool.
  • Subdivision now also offers subdivision patterns.
  • New Resolve Non-Manifold command to remove invalid geometry.
  • The Edge Cut tool has new settings for creating n-gons.
  • Additional options have been added to the Untriangulate command.
  • The Iron tool can now preserve mesh edges.
  • The Magnet and Brush tools were reworked so their settings are similar and both have been given new settings.
  • Neues Kopierverhalten von Animations-Keys und -Spuren.
  • Normal tags can now be created directly in the Phong tag.
  • The initial state of contraints can now be recorded.
  • The Substance-Engine now supports textures up to 8k in 16/32 -bit.
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What customer like

Performance
Stability
User Experience

What needs improvements

Regular updates

Cinema 4D qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
5.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
5.0
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pfuzerharry
pfuzerharry
May 13 2021
23.1
5.0
May 13 2021
5.0
Version: 23.1
I really like this app, cause you can find here a lot of filters, but the best one - the Bridge tool)))))))))))))))
Drtyrell969
Drtyrell969
Nov 8 2020
23.0
2.0
Nov 8 2020
2.0
Version: 23.0
I've tried to learn this product during an evaluation stage and couldn't get it. Downloaded FREE Blender 3D and became a master in months. Why pay for 3D? Blender is becoming the Hollywood standard in studios around the world. Time to switch folks.
Jwiede
Jwiede
Dec 11 2017
19.0
5.0
Dec 11 2017
5.0
Version: 19.0
This is an excellent general-purpose 3D pkg, with strong third-party plug-in support, support for most popular render engines, etc. Great non-destructive workflows for modeling, CA, etc. Also has efficient, powerful hard- and soft-body dynamics, nodal particle system support, and much more. R19 adds strong real-time viewport and visualization capabilities, serious improvements of various modeling workflows, and more. Also, R19 actually came out at beginning of Septemeber (as did R18 before it, and so on, for years now -- C4D is on an annual release schedule, where releases occur in September), not December as listed here.
ylluminate
ylluminate
Feb 7 2017
17.0
0.0
Feb 7 2017
0.0
Version: 17.0
R18 has been out for quite some time now...
ylluminate
ylluminate
Jan 11 2014
15.057
0.0
Jan 11 2014
0.0
Version: 15.057
I think we need some more current / recent reviews on this software. Seems that it is not getting much love here from the MU community.
Alexrom1000
Alexrom1000
Nov 4 2009
R11.5
0.0
Nov 4 2009
0.0
Version: R11.5
I really love this program. It is fast and intuitive. Hope, the price will drop down in the future. So far, I can not afford myself to buy it.
Swagbag
Swagbag
Sep 1 2009
R11.5
0.0
Sep 1 2009
0.0
Version: R11.5
I could not get the update to install. I followed the included instructions, but Cinema 4D acted like there was nothing to install.
Jan13
Jan13
Aug 11 2009
R11.012
5.0
Aug 11 2009
5.0
Version: R11.012
This application C4D R11 is simply SUPER ! Exactly what I need ... Issue I only have is, that I have received tutorial DVD which does not play and customer support knows about it but replacement is not even on horizon ... Also I have a problem to locate a DVD Tutorial better say DVD which will have a collection of ideas and hints how to use this application effectively ...
Thedowd
Thedowd
Oct 1 2008
R11.012
0.0
Oct 1 2008
0.0
Version: R11.012
uh... why does this have a password on the zipfile?
Wzrdjr
Wzrdjr
Aug 15 2008
R11
5.0
Aug 15 2008
5.0
Version: R11
Currently the best all-around 3-D app out there now that Maya is barely getting updated.
Photek
Photek
Aug 14 2008
R11
5.0
Aug 14 2008
5.0
Version: R11
Maxon should be applauded for their dedication to being at the bleeding edge of Mac development...as well as making THE best 3D app out there... Check out the VrayforC4D plugin for Cinema4D too...
Guile
Guile
Aug 14 2008
R11
0.0
Aug 14 2008
0.0
Version: R11
finally somebody still using a G5 ! ;) Don't expect new softwares to be optimized for G5, PPC is no more...
Mac-Adam
Mac-Adam
Dec 8 2007
10.5
0.0
Dec 8 2007
0.0
Version: 10.5
is fast, is fast ?! On my 32bits Single PPC G5 on Leopard, is more slow than previous… imagine…
Studio-Athens
Studio-Athens
Mar 29 2007
10.1
5.0
Mar 29 2007
5.0
Version: 10.1
Just gets better - new version is Fast!!! (on my intel mac quad). Great work Maxon - stability - speed - versatility = very happy designer
Mac-Adam
Mac-Adam
Mar 28 2007
10.1
0.0
Mar 28 2007
0.0
Version: 10.1
Thank to fix some old cd4 files crash !!
Photek
Photek
May 8 2006
9.6
5.0
May 8 2006
5.0
Version: 9.6
9.6 is even quicker than 9.5.2!! C4D is BLAZINGLY quick on my iMac Intel GREAT WORK MAXON!
Smpdigital
Smpdigital
Feb 13 2006
9.5
5.0
Feb 13 2006
5.0
Version: 9.5
A long as it's not mentioned here the last R9.5.2 version is Universal!! and boy, it´s screaming fast on Core Duo Intels, now C4D is even better,
Guest
Guest
Nov 28 2005
9.5
0.0
Nov 28 2005
0.0
Version: 9.5
This is not the Cinema 4d 9.5 updater. They charge money for that. This is the 9.5 language installer, which just installs all the different languages after C4D has been updated. That should really be made more clear
Guest
Guest
Apr 21 2005
9.102
0.0
Apr 21 2005
0.0
Version: 9.102
I am new to 3D. What is best, C4D or ZBrush 2 ? Anyone?
Guest
Guest
Feb 16 2005
9.1
0.0
Feb 16 2005
0.0
Version: 9.1
Update my version of C4d R9...now crash at startUp!!! Localidez strings not found....!!!!!!!!
magickids3
magickids3
Apr 18 2004
8.5
4.8
Apr 18 2004
4.8
Version: 8.5
Cinema 4D is the best modeler i have EVER used in my WHOLE ENTIRE LIFE!!! all of my other ones like Electric image universe and ZBrush are Quite good but not as good as C4D! - long download if ya have a dial- up-modem like me - but i got it on a CD.
Guest
Guest
Nov 3 2003
8.5
0.0
Nov 3 2003
0.0
Version: 8.5
I use Cinema, formZ, Lightwave, Maya and Vectorworks and although they all have their strengths.......Cinema is my wepon of choice, it is easy and intuative to use, it gets better all the time and the maxon support team are great. Anyone that uses this product knows how good it is.......well done maxon (and no I dont work for them)
Guest
Guest
Aug 18 2003
8.1
0.0
Aug 18 2003
0.0
Version: 8.1
I needed a 3D app for some not so regular work and since I's not my normal area of work i tried a lot of demos and decided to buy C4D. It works just great and it's easy to learn the basis. I think it's a good software for the price.... althought the Flash exporter needs some work.
Guest
Guest
Aug 17 2003
8.1
0.0
Aug 17 2003
0.0
Version: 8.1
well done to maxon, this software is well priced and can produce some awsome results. Its that good infact that I shall be purchasing a further 12 copys this coming year for my design team. worth every penny
Guest
Guest
May 16 2003
7.303
0.0
May 16 2003
0.0
Version: 7.303
Cinema 4D is the easiest, best 3-D app for the mac right now. Maya is better if you're working in a high-end vfx facility doing VERY specific things, but C4D is much more approachable. I find it to be very easy to learn and use, fast, and it renders beautiful images with very little work. IMHO, it has taken the top spot on the mac away from ElectricImage.
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5.0
0.0
App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.6 or later
  • GPU Family 1_v3. You can check the Metal compatibility in the macOS System Information, Graphics tab.
  • We recommend updating to macOS 10.15. There are a number of enhancements to Metal in the latest macOS which will improve the performance, stability and interaction with the viewport.
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