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Release Notes

1.4.2-beta - released 26.08.2021

new:

  • New UI for Object Fog. Better control over when Object Fog should be applied and when removed.

improvements:

  • Improved general addon performance.
  • Reduced RAM used by Object Fog.
  • Clouds UI moved to the Atmosphere tab.
  • Added extra rotation and location parameters for the Clouds.

fixed:

  • Fixed issue when rendering animation (hitting F12 key) gets a consistent crash. {#43}
  • Fixed issue when using cloud feature were not enabled when using Cycles rendering engine by default. {#42}
  • Fixed issue when animating sun via Sun Position addon resulted in incomplete animation. {#7}
  • Alpha fix. {#45}

1.4.1-beta - released 20.06.2021

improvements:

  • Increase shadow visibility from 200m to 2km.
  • Set Experimental features enabled by default.

1.4.0-beta - released 17.06.2021

new:

  • Procedural Cloud system.

improvements:

  • Improve animation performance. Now the atmosphere will be redrawn only if UI parameter has changed.
  • Now on Blender > System > Reload Scripts all addon scripts are properly reloading.
  • Whenever a blendfile is loaded it correctly loads preset defaults it is based on.

fixed:

  • Fixed issues when installing a new addon version on top of the old one results in console errors. {#31}
  • Fixed issue when addon was not working in multiple scenes. {#26}
  • Fixed issue when Material Fog is active adding a new material caused to lose user made changes in the Shader editor. {#34}

1.3.1 - released 16.04.2021

fixed:

  • Fixed issue that prevents dynamically creating classes in Blender v2.93 and breaks the preset functionality. {#38}

1.3.0 - released 13.11.2020

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new:

  • Added ability to add or remove Presets (snapshot of your customized atmosphere settings).
  • Added 4 presets (Earth, Mars, Nishita and Retrowave) that comes default with the addon installation.
  • Added Binary Sun (secondary sun) that can be rotated around the Sun. For more information check section Experimental Features

improvements:

  • Now sun intensity stays consistent even when increasing sun radius.
  • azimuth and elevation slider sensitivity increased
  • Improve ground color accuracy. Now setting it to black will really mean it's black.

fixed:

  • Fixed an issue when sun was located near horizon the sun color were washed out.

1.2.3 - released 20.08.2020

fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where Toggle Meterial Fog button sometimes appears active when it isn't.
  • Fixed an issue where when disabling addon didn't delete all Sun data and left some garbage behind. {#1}
  • Fixed an issue where when rotating sun using gimbal it did a random jump. {#6}
  • Fixed an issue where when animating time using Sun Position addon gave the same frame in output. {#7}

1.2.2 - released 15.07.2020

new:

  • Addon now has preferences to enable or disable real world physical values (by default disabled).

fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where disabling addon didn't reset the exposure to defaults {#8}
  • Fixed an issue where when starting the render exposure was being reset {#11}