Corona 6 for C4D Updates Sky Model and More

Chaos Czech releases Corona 6 for C4D with a new sky model and more.

Newly released Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D focuses on allowing users to create even more realism while also speeding up workflows. Corona 6 adds a new sky model that offers several changes, including support for the sun below the horizon line, which is essential for dawn and twilight renders.

Also new is an Adaptive Environment Sampler that removes the need for using Light Portals. The adaptive sample can achieve more accurate results without having to set up portals.

What’s New in Corona 6 for C4D.

  • New Sky Model has a better overall tint to the lighting in the daytime, but most importantly supports the sun being below the horizon (as low as -2.85 degrees, or roughly 5.4 sun diameters) for dawn/twilight.
  • Randomized tiling in the UvwRandomizer lets you avoid the “repeating pattern” look that even seamless textures can have.
  • New Lens Effects give you vastly more control over bloom & glare.
  • The Corona Distance shader lets you create “smart” materials that know how far away they are from objects in the scene. Use this to add waves around a coastline, wear-and-tear where objects meet, dirt and noise under window sills, etc.
  • New Adaptive Environment Sampler removes Portals’ need, saving you the time (and pain!) of setting those up while giving more accurate results.
  • The VFB can now be set to use the same color space that Cinema 4D uses in the native Picture Viewer, perfect for when you are batch rendering or rendering an animation (as those always save from the Picture Viewer)
  • New Masking options that work in reflections and refractions giving you greater control in post
  • Node Editor Fixes giving greater stability, so you can safely make the most of what the Corona Node Editor adds to Cinema 4D.
  • And of course lots of other quality of life improvements, bug fixes, and more!

Get Corona Renderer 6 for Cinema 4D.

For those who already have an active license or want to try the latest version using the free trial, you can grab it from here.