Cinema 4D + Redshift


Cinema 4D is a 3D software suite that offers users demanding, fast-paced 3D production. Redshift is the world’s first fully GPU-accelerated, biased renderer built to meet the specific demands of contemporary high-end production rendering in C4D.

More information on Cinema 4D + Redshift can be found here.

Capabilities, Benefits, and Key Features

  • Can be used in tandem with Red Giant Complete for efficient/effective 3D production
  • Cinema 4D
    • Easy to use and greater product stability compared to other 3D software suites
    • Intuitive interface aimed at maximizing usability
    • Fleshed out help system to assist users in any way
    • Procedural workflows to help assist users with larger projects
  • Redshift 
    • The feature set includes ray switches, flexible shading networks, motion blur, AOVs, deep output, layered EXR, and much more

Limitations / Technology Requirements

Available for download on Mac or Windows.

What can I expect?

  • Support TierTier 2 - Sponsor Support: If students were to contact IT Help, they refer the user to an individual sponsor, typically an instructor of a given course. The sponsor would work directly with the vendor on any unresolved issues.

  • Acquisition Model: Direct Download: Software is downloaded to a local computer and installed to run from that specific device.

  • Licensing Model: Local user license: The license is included with the initial installation. In rare cases, a local license file may need to be updated periodically to continue to use the application. Check the entry for that specific application for instructions to do so.

  • Authentication ModelIndependent Registration: The user is required to create an account individually with the application vendor.

Who may use it?

Emerging Technology in Business and Design (ETBD) - formerly known as Interactive Media Studies (IMS) - has designated two 50-device sections that will use the software.

How do I get started?

Instructors and Students can visit to download Cinema 4D with Redshift.

Is there a charge to me or my department?

$2.99 per student/instructor for a six-month license (includes a license for Red Giant Complete). Licenses are renewable for students/instructors at the same price as long as they are still enrolled with the university.



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