• Arnold Renderer : Improved performance when instancing large numbers of objects. A benchmark with 1 million instances shows a 25% reduction in scene generation time.
  • Encapsulate : Fixed bugs in shader/attribute inheritance when rendering in Arnold (#3559).
  • Arnold Renderer :
    • Fixed OSLShader connections between color components.
    • Fixed hangs when instancing the output of an Encapsulate node.
  • CropWindowTool : Fixed error handling bugs.
  • ImageReader : Fixed bug which caused fileName to be evaluated in unnecessary contexts.