appleseed 1.1.0 alpha-21 Released

April 24, 2014

We just released appleseed 1.1.0 alpha-21.

This is a major release with hundreds of changes from 14 contributors.

Most notable new features include pre-alpha support for Open Shading Language (disabled in binary packages), a new rule-based render layer mechanism, AOVs with alpha channel, an overhaul of’s user interface, an attribute editor in and a new Oren-Nayar BRDF.

Head over to the release notes for the full list of changes or to the download page to get appleseed.