Latest Newsletters

Whenever there is a remarkable change in one of our software packages, we make an announcement through our blog. Moreover, every time we release a major version upgrade, or we have some big news worth being told about, we send a newsletter out to all our customers and DEMO users.

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ArionFX for Photoshop 5th September, 2014

5th Sptember, 2014


Highlights: ArionFX for Photoshop v3.0.0, the ultimate HDR tonemapper.


Summary: RandomControl is proud to announce the release of ArionFX for Photoshop.

ArionFX for Photoshop is a versatile tool that offers a variety of key HDR image processing algorithms designed to function in floating-point 32-bit HDR data. Remarkably, ArionFX operates in Linear Workflow, not washing out your image, and respecting its full dynamic range at all times.

Arion for 3ds Max v2.7.0 30th May, 2014

30th May, 2014


Highlights: Arion for 3ds Max v2.7.0, the hybrid engine.


Summary: RandomControl is proud to announce the release of Arion for 3ds Max v2.7.0.

This new version brings to the professionals of animation and VFX a set of powerful tools, and unprecedented rendering quality and performance inside 3ds Max.

Improve your productivity and the quality of your work today. Choose Arion for 3ds Max.

Arion v2.5.0 28th September, 2013

28th September, 2013


Highlights: Arion stand-alone v2.5.0, the hybrid renderer


Summary: RandomControl proudly announces the release of Arion stand-alone v2.5.0. You can download the setup and the corresponding license file from your Account ID in the customer area.

We are very confident that v2.5.0 is a sound step towards a much stronger product, and hope that you will make the most of it.

ArionBench 7th March, 2013

7th March, 2013


Highlights: ArionBench, the CUDA benchmarking tool


Summary: RandomControl proudly announces the release of ArionBench, the world's most intensive hybrid CPU and CUDA benchmarking tool for Windows.

ArionBench is based on Arion Technology, our proprietary physically-based light simulation engine.

15th February, 2013

15th February, 2013


Highlights: RHINO LIVE 2.4.1


Summary: We are proud to announce the release of RHINO LIVE, the new RandomControl LIVE plug-in that embeds Arion 2 into Rhinoceros 5.

25th December, 2011

25th December, 2011


Highlights: Arion v1.6.0


Summary: Barely three weeks after the release of Arion 1.5.1, RandomControl strikes again with a beautiful Christmas release: Arion 1.6.0 with unlimited number of objects, materials and textures. But that's not all, many workflow improvements and new features have been added to this fine release.

6th December, 2011

6th December, 2011


Highlights: Arion v1.5.1


Summary: RandomControl is very proud to announce the immediate availability of Arion 1.5.1! This version brings so many new features and improvements it's hard to make a choice to highlight the most remarkable ones. We invite you to take a tour of these exciting features, but our journey is just starting. We are already working on the next version and some terrific surprises...

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